43 Free Adobe Puppet Templates to Help You Master Adobe Character Animator [2022]

A collection of free Adobe puppet templates ready for import into Adobe Character Animator right away.

31 Free Adobe Puppet Templates to Help You Master Adobe Character Animator

Updated: May 16, 2022

Have you gotten the opportunity to play with Adobe’s latest software, yet? If not, we are about to give you a solid reason to do so… pardon, 43 solid reasons! In this article, you will find 43 free Adobe puppet templates that can be dropped into the software right away. Woohoo!

As you already must have figured out, the program is built on a technique of a whole new generation. The puppets detect the camera motion and copy the person’s movements. This is why Adobe Character Animator requires puppets created exclusively for the program or characters adapted for it.

Do you want to learn how to work with the software? Check out our article 10 Tutorials to Master Adobe Character Animator.

No matter if you have an actual project in mind, or just need a puppet to test out Adobe Character Animator, we’ve got you covered with 43 free Adobe puppet templates. All of these are suitable for different explainer video styles, so you can pick those who match your business needs the best.

Some of these free Adobe puppet templates come fully armed with a wide range of abilities, others come with limited features. Either way, we all love freebies, so let’s get started!

Did you know, that you can now officially get Adobe Character Animator for free? Learn more about the new free version.

Alex the Businessman Free Adobe Puppet

A good-looking business guy character by GraphicMama that is available as a free Adobe Character Animator puppet! Alex is able to express a diversity of emotions by moving his mouth and eyebrows. He can also point, showcase, give thumbs up and wave with both hands, and do even more stuff. Feel free to give him a try and include him in your actual projects.

Available features:
  • Compatible with the latest features of Adobe Character Animator.
  • The puppet can hold a Notepad, a Pointing stick, a Pen, and an Envelope.
  • The puppet can walk left and right.
  • The puppet can rotate his head left and right to a 3/4 angle and a full profile.
Alex the Businessman Adobe Puppet FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Business Guy Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet

A handsome businessman free Adobe puppet that can express all kinds of emotions like happy, sad, surprised and angry by moving his eyebrows and mouth. This free Adobe Character Animator puppet is created by GraphicMama and comes with plenty of features such as:

  • turning his head left and right;
  • walking in from left and right;
  • lipsyncing;
  • waving with both hands;
  • giving thumbs up with both hands;
  • pointing with both hands;
  • holding items – a cellphone, papers, a coffee cup.
Business Guy Adobe Puppet FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Business Lady Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet

A stylish Afro-American businesswoman adapted for Adobe Character Animator. This free Adobe puppet by GraphicMama can move her eyebrows and mouth, thus recreating a spectrum of emotions such as happy, sad, angry or surprised. She also comes with a whole lot of other features:

  • turn her head both ways;
  • walk to left and right;
  • lipsync
  • wave with both hands;
  • give thumbs up;
  • the point with both hands;
  • hold items such as a cellphone, documents, and a cup of coffee.
  • pick up her cup of coffee.
Business Lady Adobe Puppet FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Free Business Girl Puppet

Free business girl Adobe Character Animator Puppet

A cute and friendly business girl puppet template for Adobe Character Animator, designed in a modern style with a charming smile. This pretty girl is dressed in a shirt and skirt and it is the perfect option for any business-related animation. She comes with a lip-sync function, and premade gesture triggers.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free Cute Robot Puppet

Free robot character animator puppet

Adorable retro-style robot character animator puppet with a friendly look. This high-tech metal character is designed with big eyes, and a huge smile with lip-sync function and has some premade triggers for emotions and hand gestures.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free Cool Superhero Puppet

Red free superhero puppet for Character Animator

The superhero puppet that will save your animation. This red-yellow hero animation template is ready to import into your Adobe Character Animator project with included lip-sync and some triggers. With his superpowers, he will help you create outstanding animations.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free Cute Bear Puppet

Free bear Adobe Character Animator puppet

If you are looking for a different kind of character, maybe this cute and smart bear puppet is the right choice for you. This smart animal puppet has lip-sync and premade emotions… ooh and his paws come with different gesture triggers, such as pointing, waving, and pointing.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free Funny Tiger Puppet

Free tiger character animator puppet

If you are planning some more entertaining animations, this funny tiger puppet will definitely grab the attention of your audience. This free fluffy friend comes with premade triggers for different emotions and hand gestures, plus full lip-sync function.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free Friendly Shark Puppet

Free Shark Character Animator Puppet Template

Who hasn’t heard of a popular song about baby sharks? Yeah, kids love it! This charming shark puppet is the perfect choice for your educational animations. You can use it in your online lectures, animated tutorials, or other kinds of projects related to children. This animated shark puppet comes with a lip-sync function and premade gesture and emotion triggers.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

Chubby Fish Character Animator Puppet

A goldfish character that will make your video presentations super cute and appealing. This chubby fish comes for free with the following features:

  • makes bubbles;
  • flips his fin;
  • shows different sign;
  • lipsyncs.
Chubby Goldfish Adobe Puppet FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Cucumber Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet

stop motion adobe character animator puppet

This free Adobe Character Animator puppet is created by using the stop motion technique. Being the first stop motion puppet created in the world (stated by the creator himself), the file contains shots of different facial expressions and other assets needed for the puppet to work in the software. Being quite fun and unconventional, this free Adobe puppet is worth trying out. The best part is, that it comes for free, so go ahead and test it yourself.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

Cookies Free Adobe Character Animator Puppets

cookies adobe character animator puppets

Created by the same artist, these adorable stop motion cookie characters are all set to be animated with Adobe Character Animator. Coming with a handy tutorial, these cookies will certainly make sure you have fun while exploring the brand new Adobe software. Head over the Download page to learn more and download these yummy puppets absolutely for free.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

Realistic Free Adobe Animator Puppet Character

realistic free adobe puppet

If you want to test out a realistic Adobe Character Animator puppet, then this freebie is for you. The creator has made sure to include everything you need in order to create a functional Adobe Character Animator human-like puppet. If you want to end up with your own version of the human puppet, all you have to do is take photos of a person and replace the body parts element with the existing ones.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

Mr. Geekson Free Adobe Puppet

A high quality free Adobe Character Animator puppet released by GraphicMama. Suitable for all kinds of projects, this charming fella can express a variety of emotions. He comes with accessories such as a pen, a notepad, a pointer stick. He can put his hands on his hips, give thumbs up, raise his eyebrows and more. You are welcome to try him out for free and use him in real projects, as well.

Mr. Geekson Adobe Puppet FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Free Adobe Puppets for the Holidays

Christmas Elf Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet Template

A charming elderly Christmas Elf Adobe puppet template for free download. He can:

  • point
  • wave
  • give thumbs up
  • express emotions
  • lipsync

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Gingerbread Cookie Man Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet Christmas

A gingerbread man cookie free Adobe puppet template available with pre-made triggers.

  • point
  • wave
  • give thumbs up
  • express emotions
  • lipsync

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Penguin Free Adobe Character Animator Puppet Template

A penguin with a Christmas hat available as a free Adobe puppet template. He can:

  • point
  • wave
  • give thumbs up
  • express emotions
  • lipsync

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

 

More Free Adobe Puppet Templates

Free man with beard character animator puppet

A simple-style man puppet with a beard and a hat. This puppet comes with tons of premade triggers.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free manga character animator puppets

Manga boy and girl character puppets, are available for free download. They come with the latest full-body tracking function.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Simons the Fox is an animal Adobe puppet template that comes with several eye and hand expressions. Available for free download in the creator’s website.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Wilk the green monster is a free Adobe puppet that comes with fire-breathing effects and the ability to turn his head. The PSD file is also provided.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Red Monster Live is a complex puppet that comes with several animations, automated camera changes and overlay graphics. Fully free to download.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free singer character animator puppet

A cute boy puppet for Character Animator that plays guitar. This musician puppet is a great choice for entertainment and music videos.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free cute girl character animator puppet

A charming flat style girl puppet developed for the latest version of Character Animator with arm tracking via the wrists.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Evans is a robot character transformed into a free Adobe puppet with a complex features such as walk cycle, another head, weapon hands and more.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Cassandra is a free-to-download Adobe Character Animator puppet with several strands of dangle hair and a separate background hair group.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

A charming blue monster character with tie dangle and the ability to turn his head. This Adobe character puppet is available absolutely for free.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Shmarflop is a hand drawn sketchy octopus alien with 3 eyes and dangling tenctacles that can be downloaded as a free Adobe puppet. Enjoy!

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Fireee! This cool red monster comes as a free Adobe puppet with the ability to trigger fire hands. Download him for free from the creator’s website.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

An Adobe Character Animator puppet that comes as a green alien monster with a 4-leg walk cycle. This alien can also turn his head with his googly eyes.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Aurora is an adorable snowgirl Adobe Character Animator puppet with different dangles for her scarf and pom-pom hat. Also, you can get her for free!

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Seth is a free-to-download Adobe Character Animator puppet that comes with the ability to turn his head. Get him from the creator’s website for free.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Dude is an Adobe Character Animator puppet with a simple face, moving eyes, eyelids, nose, and key triggers. Get this fella absolutely for free.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Funny free blue color character animator puppet

A colorful puppet template with head rotation via face parallax function.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Free modern style boy character animator puppet

This animated male puppet for Character Animator comes with face parallax, eye, and mouth triggers, and a physics effect added to the hair.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Goldilocks is an adorable free-to-download Adobe Character Animator puppet with dangling hair.

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Dojo Joe is a handsome karate free puppet who comes with draggable hands and cycle layers fire.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Gene is a gradient-style puppet with draggable handles, dangle hoodie strings and more features.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

Pinky Bear is a super cute free Adobe puppet with a nutcracker jaw and draggable hands.

Go to FREE DOWNLOAD page

 

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Well, that’s it!

Perfect for those of you who don’t have the skills or the time to come up with a character from scratch, all of these free Adobe puppet templates can be used as a base for your own puppets. Good luck and don’t forget to share your videos in the Comments section below!

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Iveta Pavlova

Iveta is a passionate writer at GraphicMama who has been writing for the brand ever since the blog was launched. She keeps her focus on inspiring people and giving insight on topics like graphic design, illustrations, education, business, marketing, and more.

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