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Сreate animated logo without keyframes in After Effects

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Hi editor! Welcome to our educational blog. 
There are several ways to create an animated logo or logo reveal – with keyframes or without. In case you have just started and need to create an animated logo, we have some good ideas for you. Templates would help you to make it in 4 fast and easy steps. 

Step 1 – Create a new composition

We want to demonstrate, how quickly you can edit, with pre-made shots, like the one we have here in Hyper. Create a new composition and set the settings:

Creating a new comp

Step 2 – Choose the template

Choose the template you need, by checking what’s inside via the preview window:

choose the template
Choosing the template

Step 3 – Adjust!

Change the background color:

Changing the background color

Change the color of the logo placeholder:

Choose a placeholder for your animated logo
Change the color of logo placeholder

Flying elements:

Change the color of flying elements for your animated logo
Change the colors of flying elements

Change the text:

Name your logo reveal
Add your text

Now let’s add our logo – for this, go to the logo placeholder layer. Simply import your logo and drag it to the timeline:

Add a logo
Add your logo

You can also remove the background if needed. 
Before rendering, don’t forget to add a sound to your Logo reveal. It makes your logo more alive and dynamic. You can select it from the sound FX library.

Choose sound FX
Adding Sound FX

Step 4 – Render your animated logo

After this, go to Composition>Adobe Media Encoder Queue Choose H.264 format. Don’t forget to check the box “Use maximum render quality”. Name your video and click the render button!

Render your animated logo
Render settings

That’s all for today, so we see you in a week! To learn more, go to our blog and check on how to start in After Effects. As you know, our dedicated support team works 24/7 – you can always contact us if you have questions about editing our packs! 
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