What cannot be published in a Final Cut Pro template?

The following Motion items cannot be published in templates for Final Cut Pro X:

  • Audio of any kind, including Source Audio wells in the Audio Parameter behavior

  • Image wells (except for drop zone Source Media wells)

  • Mini-curve editors

  • Timing controls in the Image Inspector or Media Inspector

  • Retiming behaviors (such as Ping Pong, Loop, and Stutter)

  • The Range Minimum/Range Maximum slider rig widget)

  • Placeholder Pan and Scale controls in template placeholders

  • Project properties (such as Pixel Aspect Ratio, Frame Rate, and Background Color in the Properties Inspector)

  • Some Keyer filter and Luma Keyer filter controls

  • Noncompound groups of controls, such as the Lighting parameter in the Properties Inspector

  • Onscreen path for the Motion Path behavior

    Note: Although you can publish a Motion Path behavior to Final Cut Pro, the path does not appear in the Final Cut Pro Viewer.

In general, Motion lets you publish most controls in the application. However, some publishable controls are not supported in Final Cut Pro. The following items have components that are not accessible after a template is added to a Final Cut Pro project:

  • Parameters related to text path onscreen controls

  • Mask or shape control points

  • Parameters with deselected activation checkboxes

  • The Histogram in the Levels color correction filter

  • Audio behavior parameter controls

    Note: Audio files saved in a Motion template are not available in Final Cut Pro.