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May 2, 2012
Final Cut Pro XVideo Editing

Create Custom Templates and Effects in FCPX

Discover a handy trick for adjusting Final Cut Pro X template parameters and settings!

Although you can modify some parameters of the effects and generators within FCPX, you may want a bit more control (especially over look, colors, etc).  The effects templates within Final Cut Pro X are actually Motion 5 projects and can be further modified if you have that application installed on your machine.

Open any FCPX effect, transition or generator in Motion, make changes and save it as a new template to create a reproducible custom look.  Check out this post and video from to see how it’s done:

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