What all web publishers and developers have in common is their need for Digital Assets. At valuewebhost.co.uk we source a lot of our Digital Assets from Envato‘s Code Canyon. In writing and researching this article to inform our visitors of the plethora of resource available from Envato I was taken back by the sheer scale. I would encourage everyone professional or hobbyist to visit Envato.
Envato Elements is a cornucopia of digital media assets. Wow, where to start, so many areas are covered. Bread and butter stock photos, music and sound effects through to off-the-shelf mockups and movie footage for integrating into your own creation. Business cards and stationery templates also available along with so much more.
Each month Envato make available freebies from accross the various asset categories to free account holders. Alternatively, there is a choice of paying a modest monthly subscription so you can download all you need when you need it or individual items can also be purchased as required.
Split into 7 sections, each of which are huge websites, Envato Market is the place to go for web publishers and developers as well as Digital Asset creators.
Web Themes & Templates
This menu selection takes the visitor to the themeforest.net website which is packed with tens of thousands of WordPress themes and templates. Menutised under CMS there are themes and templates for Drupal, Joomla, Weebly and other popular content management systems. Choosing the right product is easy with the live demos and illustrated examples provided.
We at valuewebhost.co.uk use the codecanyon.net code, scripts & plugins repository a lot. Purchase the appropriate license and old script can be brought to life reducing development time and cost. Choose your code, scripts and plugins carefully to ensure they deliver within the enviroment they are required to run, for example under php 7 and WordPress 5.4. For software authors codecanyon.net is an excellent sales platform with many visitors per month.
videohive.net is just awesome with a jaw dropping 2.5 million+ video effects and stock footage available on demand. There are professional looking templates for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Motion & Davinci Resolve, with presets for Premiere Pro and scripts and presets for After Effects. Motion Graphic Videos are available a must have to create a stylish and appealing end product. There is a link to the Envato Placeit site where an online video maker is available with loads of templates, why wait?, make your promotional video today.
Royalty free music and audio tracks from $1 at audiojungle.net an Envato Market website. Well over 1.5 million tracks and sounds to choose from. There are source files available for FL Studio, Logic Pro & Cubase. Establish and strengthen your brand with Logos & Idents. Need that sound effect for a video production there is a good chance Envato Market has what you are looking for.
As well as grahics and vectors, at graphicriver.net, there are templates for Stationery & Design and Logos. There are plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom & Illustrator and customizable slide deck presentations. The font area contains beautiful, well presented, fonts in diverse styles and types.
Many stock photographs are available on Envato Market’s photodune.net website. Quality images covering popular subjects.
A fascinating website to explore. 3docean.net has the resources to assist in your 3D modelling, motion graphics & 3D rendering tasks using popular software applications like Maya and 3DS Max. Content categories cover 3D Models, Scripts & Plugins, Computer Generated Textures, Animation Data & Render Setups. Whatever the 3D project and whatever your budget this Envato Market site is well worth a visit.
Placeit embraces the novel concept of placing your artwork and content within graphics, videos & animations that are tailored for different platforms and media. Design your business cards, promotional website banners and flyers. There are templates for Twitch, the online video game live streaming platform, and Youtube. There are Facebook covers & Pinterest pins. Attractive designs ready to go with your artwork and content saving production time and money. There are freebies available in each of the Mockups, Designs, Logos, Videos & Gaming sections with fresh content added regularly. Price wise free accounts are available and the inexpensive monthly subscription is only beaten by the annual subscription at around 50% off the monthly option.