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Top 5 for $99 or Less – After Effects Plug-ins

Top 5 After Effects Plugins under $100

Did you know that Toolfarm carries tons of great products for $99 or less?  Get the job done right, without hurting your budget.  Here are the top 5 best-selling/most popular After Effects compatible plug-ins for under $100.  Ok, so it’s actually 8, as I added a few runner-ups.  Didn’t think you would mind.

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deep glowPlugin Everything Deep Glow

It generates a beautiful, physically accurate glow. You’ll never want to touch After Effect’s default glow again.

Deep Glow gives you the best looking glow right out of the box, even whilst working in a non-linear color space. It features intuitive compositing controls to assist in refining your glow results. Deep Glow is also GPU accelerated for speed and features handy downsampling and quality controls which can also be leveraged to achieve unique results (grainy or stylized glows).

Compatibility: After Effects 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6

MSRP: $49.95

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overlordBattle Axe Overlord

Vector workflow salvation

Overlord lets you transfer Illustrator elements directly into After Effects without importing files. Text and gradients supported for the first time ever.

An invisible connection system; a mystical portal between Illustrator and After Effects.
Transfer shapes as you need them without importing, converting or redrawing. The vector workflow you imagined between apps created by the same company.
Work with shapes, not files.

Compatibility: After Effects and Illustrator CC2014+

MSRP: $55.00 Toolfarm Price: $52.25

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motionMt. Mograph Motion

Your Animation Wingman

The most helpful Extension for motion designers using Adobe After Effects. Power through projects with a tour de force of tools and controls for professional animators.

Massively flexible and customizable — put your projects in motion with your animation wingman!

Compatibility: After Effects CC 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

MSRP: $64.00

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flowRenderTom Flow

Flow brings an easy interface to After Effects for customizing animation curves, without needing to venture into the aging, confusing graph editor. Gone are the days of slow, heavy expressions, or fighting with speed and influence (what do those even mean?) – just make a curve, hit APPLY and you’re gold!

Flow comes with 25 pre-defined, commonly-used motion curves based on Robert Penner’s Easing Functions. But don’t limit yourself – build your own library and share it with the world, or import custom presets from other animators with the single click of a button

Compatibility: After Effects: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020

MSRP: $35.00

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Video Copilot Twitch

A Plug-in for Creating Chaos

Video Copilot Twitch is a plug-in for Adobe After Effects that lets you create stylistic video effects by synchronizing random operators including a blur operator, color operator, light operator, scale operator, slide operator, and a time operator. With these 6 built-in operators you can give your video projects edgy effects that let you “control the chaos!”

Compatibility: After Effects AE 7, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, or CC, including 2022+*

M1 Mac: Only supported with the Rosetta version of After Effects
* Important: AE 2024 no longer supports Rosetta mode. Must use After Effects version previous to 2024.
Note: Multi-Frame Rendering (MFR) is not supported in CC 2022.

MSRP: $45.00 Toolfarm Price: $42.75

Learn More | Purchase Twitch



Runner Ups


kbarKraftyFX KBar

Customizable toolbars for After Effects CC

KBar lets you create one-click buttons for just about anything you want do in After Effects. Build fun, sleek, customizable toolbars with a slick and easy UI. For Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and above.

Create custom toolbars unique to your workflows. Save time and clicks by putting your most used effects, presets and more at your fingertips. Multiple toolbars let you switch between different tasks and keep your productivity up. Focus on creativity, not digging through menus.

Compatibility: After Effects 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019


Learn More | Purchase KBar     Try KBar for free!



rubberhoseBattle Axe Rubberhose

Stay flexible. Rig dangerously.

With Battle Axe Rubberhose, rig anything in After Effects. Now with more bends and connections and speed and nesting and possibilities.

Build bendy limbs with a click and set up full characters faster than you ever thought would be possible with Rubberhose.

A bendy line when you need it with visual and bend styling and control over pins and layers for total creative flexibility. Think less about rigging and more about character.

Compatibility: After Effects 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021

MSRP: $45.00  Toolfarm Price: $42.75

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gifgunCrossphere Bokeh

Beautiful Bokeh

Crossphere Bokeh is a Lens Blur plugin for Adobe After Effects that allows full parametric control of Bokeh shape with beautiful tonal mapping and HDR highlights and flares.


Compatibility: After Effects 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6

MSRP: $59.99

Learn More | Purchase Crossphere Bokeh   Try Crossphere Bokeh for free!



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