Motion Graphics templates guide
    • 27 Apr 2023
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    Motion Graphics templates guide

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    Article summary

    Type of content we look for

    • Text animation presets
    • Lower-thirds with embedded graphics
    • Title cards with embedded graphics
    • Icon animations

    Technical requirements

    • Created by After Effects CC 2019 and above
    • Created by Premiere Pro CC 2019 and above
    • Resolution (Horizontal): 1920x1080 and above
    • Resolution (Vertical): 1080x1920 and above

    Step 1: Prepare

    Zip file should contain:

    • Motion Graphic project file (.mogrt)
    • All filenames in English
    • Consolidated media files
    • readme.txt document, including:
      • Instructions on how to use and customize the product, and
      • Links to download any fonts, plugins and/or music used in the product


    • Use only Adobe Fonts or Google Fonts

    Video footage requirements:

    Supported video codecs:

    Without AlphaWith Alpha
    H.264Quicktime Animation **
    ProRes 422 *Quicktime PNG
    GoPro Cineform *
    ProRes 4444 *

    Unsupported video codecs:

    • Avid codecs such as 'DNxHD' & 'DVvideo'
    • 'RAW' codecs
    • 'MPEG1/2' codecs
    • All Quicktime 7 era formats and codecs including:
      1. JPEG2000, Photo-JPEG, Cinepak, Graphics or Sorenson Video,
      2. Any codec not listed by Adobe in this article, including: JPEG2000, Photo-JPEG, Motion JPEG

    Additional tips

    • Avoid editable precomps.
    • Additional slider controls should be provided for scale and position offset, with expressions of each property linked to it.
    • Provide as much comments as possible to users, since they may not be familiar with After Effects.
    • Upload the source file so that we can troubleshoot for support issues. Source files will not be provided to users.
    • Allow controls for opacity, letter tracking and color.
    • Color controls should be provided for items that can change color.

    Step 2: Upload

    Prepare a separate .zip file for each product

    • Compress all the file related to a single product file into a .zip file.
    • Name each .zip file descriptively in English, e.g. "", which will also serve as the product title.
    • Maximum file size: 4GB

    Upload your files on the Upload page

    Step 3: Upload preview

    Preview video requirements:

    • Video codec: H.264 (.mp4)
    • Resolution: Same resolution as template

    DO NOT USE registered trademarks or URLs from other marketplaces as this is not allowed by the respective trademark owners.

    USE our Asset resources for contributors.

    TIP: Upload tutorial (optional)

    Templates tend to sell better when accompanied by tutorial walk-throughs. Therefore, we suggest that you include a simple tutorial on how to use your template, especially for buyers who may be beginners.

    You can upload the tutorial at any point, even after the template is published.

    Creating video tutorials for your templates

    Tutorial video requirements:

    • Resolution: HD 1920 x 1080
    • Video codec: H.264 (.mp4)
    • Frame rate: 15-30 FPS
    • Bitrate: 8-12 Mbps
    Product typeRecommended price range (USD)Max price (USD)
    Motion Graphics Template$18 ~ $27$27

    Learn more

    How do I create Motion Graphics templates in After Effects?

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