Add title graphics in Final Cut
Final Cut has a built-in library of titles for you to use creatively
Titles are not just the opening titles, but graphics used during and over the video, including its end credits sequence. Final Cut comes with a selection of titles that you can simply drop into a project. To check them out, click the button marked with a ‘T’ at the right-hand side of Final Cut’s toolbar.
The Titles Browser displays thumbnails of the titles, which are categorised to help you find something suitable. Scroll down to see them all; they can be used as they are, save for changing the text to whatever you need it to say. The icon at the bottom-left of the browser hides the categories so you can see more titles at once, and there’s a search bar alongside to help you find things by typing a keyword.
Within each category, titles are divided into styles. Move the pointer over a thumbnail and, just a with video clips, a large preview of what’s under the pointer appears in the Viewer. Press ß+/ to play the title from start to finish.
After adding a title to your project, its colour, position on screen, timing and
Final Cut titles look professional and can be used as they are, save for changing the text to your needs
Titles of some sort can be useful in all sorts of films, but particularly in factual ones.