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Motion for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Mark Spencer

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Chapter 15. Using Templates

One of the easiest ways to get started with Motion is to use a template. Motion ships with over a dozen different template collections, and each collection contains anywhere from two to five royalty-free templates based on the collection design. Templates contain preanimated graphics, text, and backgrounds. By replacing media elements and otherwise customizing a template, you can quickly create a unique and professional-looking project. You can also create your own templates and add them to the Template Browser for future use.

Creating Projects from Templates

Motion has a dedicated Template Browser for browsing and previewing the templates in the different collections (Figure 15.1). When you open a template from the Template ...

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