6 Best Mockup Animation Software (For YouTube Videos, Social Media Posts)

Whether you are a content creator looking to post mobile or laptop animation videos, or a business person seeking to showcase your app’s functionality with a video on your website homepage, you will need the right tools to create high-quality mockup animations.

In this article, we will explore the best mockup animation software for YouTube videos and social media posts.

Mockup Animation Software

Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects is one of the best software to create device animation videos.  But it requires some professional skill to handle this software.  You need to learn After Effects basics.

Yes, it takes a lot of time (around 3 weeks to 2 months). If you hire a person for this work in your office, you can make this kind of video.

First Download the Mockup template (device frame in .png image format) on Google image search or create one with photoshop.

Then add your device-recorded video and this frame in the After Effects composition. Now try to animate that composition, and you will get a mockup animation video.

mockup animation after effects

Rotato App (Only for Mac, Paid)

If you do not want to learn any professional animation software and you have Macbook or iMac, then you can choose this software.

You can check the animation in real time. You can create mockup animation for most of the devices like iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android (Galaxy, Pixel) & Apple Watch. This software mostly gives importance to Apple devices.

This app is suitable for app makers, app marketers, and people who want to make UX design portfolios.

Animockup (free, Browser Based)

Create Mockup animation for Social media posts like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for free. It is an online tool.

Select the device, drag and drop your video file, change the background color, and animation, and now you can download the final output.  Very simple process.

Previewed.app (Paid, Browser based)

Create the mockup animation in your browser. It’s almost like Animockup but it’s a paid tool. You can create 3D snapshots, and 3D animations using this software.

MockupRocket (Paid, Browser based)

It offers a lot of templates with placeholders. You can export your videos up to 4k resolution. It also offers transparent video export,

Perspective Mockup Plugin (Photoshop plugin to create Mockup Images)

If you are a graphic designer and you need a Photoshop plugin to create Mockup images, this plugin is the best one for you.

In conclusion, choosing the right software can help you to create high-quality mockup animations that bring your ideas to life. I always prefer After Effects to create mockup animations.