How to install title presets in Final Cut Pro

What are Title Presets?

Before diving into the installation process, let's understand what title presets are. Title presets are pre-designed templates that allow you to quickly and easily add professional-looking titles to your videos in Final Cut Pro. These presets come with various styles, fonts, and animations, saving you time and effort in creating titles from scratch.

Step-by-Step Guide to Installing Title Presets

Follow these simple steps to install title presets in Final Cut Pro:

Step 1: Download the Title Presets

The first step is to find and download the title presets you want to use. There are many websites and online communities where you can find free and paid title presets. Make sure to choose presets that are compatible with your version of Final Cut Pro.

We suggest the very best title presets for filmmakers below:

Step 2: Locate the Final Cut Pro Titles Folder

Once you have downloaded the title presets copy them and locate the Titles folder for Final Cut Pro.

To do this, open the Finder app and navigate to the following location:
"User/Movies/Motion Templates/Titles"
Paste the titles in this folder hierarchy.

Make sure that the folder you are pasting is the folder closest to the title preset files, like this:


Step 3: Copy the Title Presets to the Titles Folder

Now, open the folder where you downloaded the title presets. Select the preset files and copy them. Go back to the Titles folder in Final Cut Pro and paste the preset files into this folder. Make sure to keep the file structure intact, as some presets may have additional files or folders.

Step 4: Restart Final Cut Pro

After copying the title presets, close and restart Final Cut Pro. This step ensures that the software recognizes the newly installed presets.

Step 5: Access and Use the Title Presets

Once Final Cut Pro restarts, you can access the title presets in the Titles folder. Simply click on the Titles tab in the Effects panel, and you will see the newly installed presets. Select a preset, drag and drop it onto your timeline, and customize it according to your needs.


Installing title presets in Final Cut Pro is a straightforward process that can greatly enhance your video editing workflow. By using pre-designed templates, you can save time and create professional-looking titles for your videos. Follow the steps outlined in this guide, and start exploring the world of title presets in Final Cut Pro.

Download all of our popular title presets in our Text Bundle to maximize your savings and kick start your title design process.

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