What is a .MOTI File And How To Open It – Apple (Easy Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .moti extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .moti file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MOTI file?

The file extension .MOTI stands for Apple Motion Title Project Template. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .moti file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MOTI file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .MOTI file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MOTI file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .moti file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Motion software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MOTI file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple Motion software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MOTI file?

If you cannot open the .MOTI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MOTI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .motn – Apple, .motr – Apple, .mou – WinMount International, .mov – Apple, .movie – Apple. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MOTI file with the Apple Motion program on Mac.