2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 25, 2012 11:55 AM by Jockjr67
tommyfromchicopee Level 1 (0 points)

After installing Rosetta, I was able to intsll Live Type..it sorta works...says that fonts are missing..tried downloading upgarde..error came up saying "make sure file is called live type in applications"..come to find out live type never went into applications...dragged lype type into applications from finder Q and still can't open upgrade...any suggestions because for 2 days I can't work on projects..need more help

Final Cut Pro 7, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • David Harbsmeier Level 7 (29,930 points)

    LiveType was not included in the FCS 3 package (FCP 7) because all of LiveType's functionality was rolled in to Motion.



  • Jockjr67 Level 1 (5 points)


    This is what I did to make Livetype work on my Lion 7.3. In fact, I am running Lion 7.3 on an external hard drive and kept my original Snow Leopard on my iMac. I did not have to install Rosetta at all...

    1. I drag the Livetype application to my Lion apps. folder.

    2. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT: Create a LIVETYPE folder in your LIBRARY IN YOUR LION HD (or whatever you named it) and NOT your USER (usually You or whatever you named it) - LIBRARY folder. To clarify...the user folder to library will fall under LION HD...do not create a LIVETYPE FOLDER THERE...again Lion HD or Macintosh HD - Library - Livetype

    3. Start extracting your your livetype pkg. If Lion, does not allow you to do so because of incompatibility...get yourself the PACIFIST software (program) to extract and install it...but in my case I never had to use it. The LIVETYPE you drag in your application (no.1 instruction) will open but nothing is in it because you have not actually intalled it's content inside the Library folder of Livetype. Once all components are installed, open your LIVETYPE and voila, you will be able to use it again...the contents in the Library folder - Livetype folder will be empty and is now reflected in the application itself.

    4. Now whether you can incorporate it with FCPX directly, that I have not tested yet...but I know I am able to use my familiar LIVETYPE app again and render and apply it to various video software that I have.


    I hope this helps you and the rest of the crew. PEACE.