Saving Custom Replicators to the Library

Once you have created a replicator that makes you particularly happy, you can save it as a replicator preset in the Replicator or Favorites category of the Library for future use. Once you place a custom replicator in the Library, it can be used just like any other replicator preset.

To save a custom replicator to the Library
  1. Open the Library and select either the Replicators, Favorites, or Favorites Menu category.

  2. From the Layers tab or Timeline layers list, drag the replicator you want to save into the stack at the bottom of the Library.

Note: For organizational purposes, you may find it useful to create a new folder of your own in the Favorites or Favorites Menu category to store your replicators.

When you save a replicator preset, it’s saved as a file in the /Users/username/Library/Application Support/Final Cut Studio/Motion/Library/Replicators/ (or Favorites or Favorites Menu) folder.

You can copy replicator presets you create from this location to give to other Motion users, or you can add replicator presets that are given to you to this same folder.

Note: Whenever you copy a replicator preset file, you should make sure that you also copy any graphics or movie files that it uses as well.