Installing and Choosing Fonts

If there are special fonts you want to install to use in Final Cut Pro, you need to install the TrueType version of those fonts because Final Cut Pro text generators use TrueType fonts. (Most professionally created fonts come in both PostScript and TrueType versions.) For information on installing fonts, see Mac Help.

DV was designed for real-world images that blend together, and it is not optimized for rigid lines of text. In interlaced video, single-pixel lines flicker unacceptably as the field on which they appear alternates on and off. This results in “buzzing” text that is difficult to read.

Apply the tips below to achieve better-looking title fonts for video: