19. Text and Titles

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The Titles Browser

Modifying Titles

Nearly every project needs some bit of text—even if it’s nothing more than an introductory title or some credits at the end. But text can be used in all sorts of other ways too.

Many projects require subtitles or lower thirds (text identifying an interview subject). Sometimes text can be used as a design element, as a way to communicate branding, or as a way of identifying the images on-screen.

Sometimes text is superimposed over video; other times it’s displayed over a black screen. In some cases, you might create an interesting visual background, either by using one of Final Cut Pro’s built-in generators or by applying effects to still images or video clips. And sometimes ...

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