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Creation Effects: Creation VHS Effects

Give your footage a retro VHS look with "Creation VHS Effects"

Creation VHS Effects is a collection of authentic-looking effects for turning footage into a damaged VHS tape or analog TV signal in Adobe After Effects. Included are 11 retro VHS-look presets, ranging from subtle VHS looks to totally unwatchable garbage! Just drop in your footage and it’s ready to export.

Or… build your own unique VHS look using over 100 customizable effects, comprised of analog video glitches, TV static, transition effects, sound effects, and audio filters. Adjust the intensity of the damage, and customize the effects with slider controls. Embrace the 80s/90s nostalgia trend, and start ruining your beautiful HD footage!

Turn your footage into VHS garbage. You choose the amount of damage


  • 11 VHS-Look Presets – These finished comps cover a variety of old TV and VHS looks, ranging from subtle to totally unwatchable. Just drop in your footage, and they’re ready to export. Each preset uses multiple effects. Customize each effect individually, or adjust the strength of all the effects together with a single Intensity control to change the amount of damage.​
  • 42 VHS Effects & TV Glitches – These effects are modeled after real VHS artifacts, with a focus on authenticity over style. Most effects can be added to your footage with a simple copy-and-paste. Customize the effects with easy-to-use slider controls.​​
  • 20 Stock Footage Clips – Includes a variety of looping TV static and VCR tracking clips for compositing with your footage
  • 24 Audio Effects – Includes VHS hum, static, and signal interference, as well as audio filters for messing up the pitch and frequency of the audio in your footage.​
  • 17 Transition Effects – Short glitches with audio, for using on the cuts in your video.

Totally authentic. Totally customizable. Totally rad.

Need to Know

This template is compatible with Adobe After Effects, versions CS5 and all later versions. Last Updated: May, 2023. Works on both PCs and Macs. No plugins required.

Noteworthy effects that are not seen in the demo videos include a fast-forward effect (with “chipmunk” audio), an interlaced video effect, and an old TV effect (your footage placed in a 70s TV.

Comps are HD, 1920×1080. The presets reduce the sharpness of your HD footage to be equivalent to standard definition (720×480). For exporting in 4K, upscaling the HD comp is recommended, to avoid adding detail/sharpness.

Detailed instructions are found in the video tutorial, as well as written throughout the template.

Music and footage from the demo video are not included.

This template has been “universalized”, so it will work in After Effects running in any language.

File size: 272MB.

The Creation VHS Effects template is not a plugin, so there is nothing to install. Rather, it’s an Adobe After Effects project file, commonly known as a “template” because most of the work is already done and the user needs only to make their own customizations. This template is compatible with version CS5 as well as all later versions of After Effects.

Creation VHS Effects contains copyrighted intellectual property. The animations you create with this product are 100% yours and can be used for commercial purposes, but the sharing or online posting of project files with or for anyone other than a client is prohibited. See the Terms and Conditions for more details.

  • Adobe After Effects CS5 and later
  • Mac & Windows
  • Works on both PCs and Macs.
  • No plugins required.

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