June 18, 2011
*NOTE: Looks like since this posting (June 2011) the site has begun to charge for their templates at Motiontemplate.co.uk except for a few at the bottom of this posting.
Use these free Apple Motion templates in your Motion, Final Cut Pro & DVD Studio Pro Projects, 132 are Motion V3 & V4 and 36 are Motion V4 only.
Just like their other templates, there are 6 formats included: SD PAL & NTSC 16:9 – HD1080i50 – HD1080i60 – HDV1080i50 and HDV1080i60, that’s 168 free templates in total.
When you are ready for more come back and have a look around. Click here to download and view more information…
How to install templates
1: Quit Apple Motion if running.
2: After downloading the zip file ‘mt free templates’ (located at top of page), the folder ‘mt free templates’ will be sitting on your desktop or in you downloads
folder – open this folder.
3: Drag the ‘MT free templates’ folder into the Apple Motion templates folder, which is located here.
Your HD – Library – Application Support – Final Cut Studio – Motion – Templates
(This is where the Apple templates are stored)
Your HD – Users – your user (log in name) – Library – Application Support – Final Cut Studio – Motion – Templates
(The templates folder will only exist if you have saved templates from Apple Motion previously)
4: Launch Motion
go to menu – File – Open Template – find ‘MT free templates’ on left – select template on right – click open template button. Start editing the template.
5: Launch Final Cut Pro – there are a few ways to access the templates,
Go to effects tab in browser – master templates – mt free templates – select and drag one into timeline – double click to edit in controls tab in viewer.
Go to generators button in viewer and select master templates – mt free templates – select and drag one into timeline – double click to edit in viewer.
Go menu – sequence – add master template – this is the same as the Motion window.
Templates can also be opened as a project via menu – file – open.
They will need to be saved as a template to appear in the templates window in Motion and Final Cut Pro.
V4 templates are Motion V4 and will not load on Motion V3 (see FAQ’s for a way to open V4 templates in V3)
These free Apple Motion templates are in V5 format and are published for use in Motion 5 and Final Cut Pro X…