Most viewers decide if they want to watch a video in just the first 3 seconds, that’s why a solid opener is so important! We’ve put together a list of the best free Final Cut Pro opener templates available for download, and we’re going to share them with you below.
We’ve also included instructions for how to download, install, and use these opener templates to get you rolling with your new video openers. Let’s dive in!
Part 1: Top 30 Final Cut Pro Opener Templates for Creatives
There’s a lot of content out there. If you want to capture your viewer’s attention, you’ve got to capture their attention right away–before they have a chance to get distracted and move on. These opener templates are a fantastic way to start strong right out of the gate. There’s something for everyone on this list, so browse on and choose your favorites.
1. Free Glitch Sport
Speaking of sports, this opener was custom made just for sports content. It’s high energy, colorful, and intense. Drop-in your footage and watch Glitch Sport transform dull clips into a powerful spirited montage. Consider this one if you’ve got any kind of sports content like powerlifting, martial arts, team sports, or workout content.
2. Free Silhouette Openings
Fit in a ton of content into this short, impressive opener. It’s highly versatile, so you can use it for all kinds of content, just load up your stock photos and you’ve got an opener that will captivate your audience right out the gate.
3. Typography Opener
This energetic and dynamic opener adds powerful movement to your simple titles. Using color and alpha styles, the Typography Opener infuses your videos with a bold new look.
4. Dynamic Stomp Opener
Combine your own footage together in a whirling, rhythmic ensemble with animated titles and even a placeholder for your logo. The Dynamic Stomp Opener is a bold, energetic starter starting pistol to begin with a bang! Great for YouTube channels, slideshows, introductions, advertisements, and social media videos.
5. Minimal Opener – Simple Promo
If you’d like a professional, modern introduction that has energy and class, this might be the template for you. Minimal Opener combines your video or images together with smooth motion graphics, interlacing imagery with text placeholders. A wonderful choice for business presentations, sales videos, corporate advertisements, and more!
6. VHS Urban Hip Hop
Add a touch of old school yet dynamic effects to your footage with this Final Cut Pro opener template. With use of stylish text animations, your videos will definitely put you on the pro list!
7. Glitch Opener
Staticky, glitchy, energetic, and cool – this intro template works great for media companies, trendy brands, or YouTubers with high production value videos. Drop in your own footage and watch this opener transform your photos or clips into an engrossing animation sequence!
8. Urban Opener
This sleek and stylish opener has a lot going on. You can watch it a few times and still notice new details, which is the hallmark of a really good introduction. On top of that, its slick modular presentation makes it appropriate for fashion brands and urban content.
9. Urban Grunge Opener
Enhance your footage with grungy crumpled paper effects and action-packed animations that overlay your footage. This template is perfect to add a vintage yet modern look to your sports or urban promos.
10. Vlog Opener
The title says it all, this opener plugin was designed for vloggers. It comes in 2 versions, a cooking opener, and a travel opener, but really you can add any of your vlog content. There are some great dynamic text placeholders to include opening credits or information about your video, which is great if you’re trying to build a brand.
11. Dynamic Fashion Opener
Unveil your fashion photography in style and showcase your photography to complement your vlog or YouTube channel! Prominently display your impressive photos in a colorful arrangement with rhythm and flair.
12. Retro Frames Opener
The Retro Frames Opener is a detailed template creating a flowing film roll on the screen. This is perfect for urban style ads or fashion product promos.
13. Stylish Opener
Got a travel or lifestyle channel? Then the Stylish Opener is what you are looking for! Show off your work without anything else getting in the way. Watch your videos come alive in a captivating and punchy slideshow!
14. RGB Glitch Opener
Strap on your seatbelt and get ready for liftoff! The RGB Glitch Opener is a rocket-speed ride, so exciting that you could really use it as a standalone advertisement or video short. Unveil new products, showcase your portfolio or create a fun promo opener for your channel!
15. Fashion Opener
Flashing between grayscale and vivid bursts of color, Fashion Opener combines your pictures or video content to form a flashy background and prominently overlays big, bold text on top. If you’ve got a message to promote, this is a great opener to convey your message while capturing your audience’s attention.
16. Ink Opener
Quite different than the previous openers in the list, Ink Opener feels epic and classy. It’s a slow-paced unveiling of your photos through liquid splashes of ink, in a stylish grayscale scheme. This is a great opener template for documentaries, historical content, wedding videos, or any grandiose project.
17. Urban Promo Opener
If you are looking for something different and packed with energy, the Urban Promo Opener is for you. A great template that uses photos, colors and text to grab and keep the attention of your audience. Definitely a must in your next promo project!
18. Summer Opener
Pack up the beach towels and sunscreen, summertime is here and it’s time for a road trip. Summer Opener is a warm, upbeat journey that breezes through your photos and videos. It’s full of zesty energy and it will make an excellent opener for your travel, party, adventure, or any other cool content.
19. VHS Retro Opener
Retro vibes abound with this hip VHS-themed montage. Complete with scan lines, tracking errors, and retro fonts–this title is a real journey through the ’90s. Use it for your video game, music, or tech content and wow your audience with a totally stand-out opening!
20. Fashion Opener
Let your viewers know that you’re stylish and professional with this polished fashion opener. It’s got bold text placements to tell your story, and dynamic colorful animations to exhilarate your audience. This is a high-energy intro to get your audience pumped!
21. Atmospheric Opener
If your video’s personality is refined, graceful, and modern–then the Atmospheric opener could be a perfect fit! It’s so smooth it could be a standalone advertisement, or you can load it up with interesting content to open up your TV show or corporate presentation.
22. Comics Opener
Comics Opener is whimsical and cinematic all at the same time just as any other comic book movie. This unique template befits funny and offbeat, light-hearted, or just happens to be about comic books. A great way to set the mood early with your audience.
23. Upbeat Opener
This opener tells a story with striking animated titles and energetic flashy graphics. It’s definitely a stand-out intro for your upbeat content. Capture your viewers’ attention with scroll-stopping action!
24. Grunge Opener
Denim textures, flashy muted colors, & grimy fonts – a testament to the style that is grunge. You can customize the titles and photos to suit your video, especially if your content is about music, events, or style. Impress your audience and leave them with something to remember!
25. Urban Glitch Opener
Unlike other glitch intro templates, this one is slow and brooding. It feels like the opening sequence for an investigative mystery show. If you’d like to open your videos with a confident creeping pace, combined with some cool glitchy graphics, then this is the opener for you.
26. Dynamic Opener
Here’s a fresh modern introduction with eye-catching deep colors. It’s a good choice for fashion reels, short intros, product demos, and more. It uses dynamic typography which you can customize and ends with a final message that you can use for your video’s title or slogan.
27. Fast Stomp
Here’s a one-of-a-kind intro that will surely stand out to your viewers. It’s got some wild animated text effects and eccentric animations that will really give your video’s introduction a lot of character. On top of all that, it’s short and to the point, so it’s great for a social media introduction.
28. Stylish Bass Opener
The name says it all, this trendy sequence is nothing but style. It’s short and lively, yet smooth. It never stops moving until the final logo reveal, which makes it a nice punchy beginning for your videos. Perfect for promotions, commercials, segues and more!
29. Flat 3D Opener
Clean and funky is the new modern design! If you are looking for a template that is simple using primary colors yet interactive with geometric shape animations, the Flat 3D Opener is great for your next promo or channel intro.
30. Dynamic Instagram Opener
Infuse your Instagram stories with a dash of energy! Incorporating smooth transitions and advanced title animations, this template is a great intro to your sports or fashion brand and new product releases. Give your audience something they want to watch more than once!