Create specialized versions of titles in Motion

Many of the titles included with Final Cut Pro were created using Motion, an Apple application designed to work with Final Cut Pro. You can open any of these titles in Motion, make modifications, and save the changes as a new title that appears in the Titles Browser.

Important: The following steps require you to have Motion 5 installed on your computer.

Modify a title in Motion

  1. Click the Titles button in the toolbar.

    Titles button in toolbar
  2. In the Titles Browser, Control-click the title you want to modify, and choose “Open a copy in Motion” from the shortcut menu.

    Motion opens and the title’s project appears.

  3. Modify the title’s project.

    For more information, see Motion Help.

  4. Choose File > Save As (or press Shift-Command-S), enter a name for the new title (referred to as a Template in Motion), assign it to a category (or create a new category), choose a theme (if needed), and click Publish.

    Note: If you choose File > Save, the effect is saved using the same name, with “copy” appended to its end.