2 Replies Latest reply: Dec 20, 2012 6:27 PM by fox_m
missamr Level 1 (0 points)



I have created a title in FCPX.  When i go to open it up in FCPX it is a blue screen and FCPX crashes - everytime.


I did delete the title background in Motion for the title.  Will that make a difference?


I am using Motion 5.0.5 (I think - it is the latest version) and FCPX 10.0.1 on a Macbook Pro 2011 model.


ANy help is greatly appreciated.





Final Cut Pro X
  • Russ H Level 6 (19,510 points)



    Did you mean you created a title in Motion, rather than in FCP?


    If your version of FCP really is 10.0.1, you should update it. The current version is 10.0.7.


    Your version of Motion may need updating as well as the current version is 5.0.6.


    Updating may cure the problem.



  • fox_m Level 5 (4,845 points)

    You should also follow the advice here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5550 before updating your FCPX and Motion apps.


    There were some fundamental changes introduced in FCPX 10.0.3/Motion 5.0.2 (Onscreen control stuff) and again in 10.0.6/5.0.5 (drop zone stuff).


    Newer versions of Motion 5 will create incompatible effects for older versions of Final Cut. (It would be helpful if Apple synchronized the subversion numbers of the two apps.)


    In most cases, you do not want to delete the Title Background in Motion when developing a title (or the Effect Source for effects, or the Transition A/B layers for transitions) as these "entities" represent the Storyline the user sees in FCPX. If you need to perform "special effects" on the Storyline content for the effect/title/transition, then you can do what you have to do to create the changes you want to appear in Final Cut.  In other words, whatever you do to the Title Background inside your Motion project is exactly what will happen to the content positioned "below the title" in FCPX.