How to Add Subtitles to Videos in Final Cut Pro 7 & Final Cut Pro X

November 13, 2015 BY EMILY GRIFFIN
Updated: January 4, 2018

Think you know how to add captions to videos in Final Cut Pro?

Think again.

The latest version of Final Cut Pro (Version X) has a completely different process for adding captions or subtitle tracks to video. If you’ve upgraded to the new version, you may need a tutorial — especially because you’ll also need to use Apple Compressor to complete the process.

Final Cut Pro 7 lets you add captions from start to finish within the video editing program.

Want simple, step-by-step instructions that you can print, save, and share?

Click on the image below to download a free PDF guide on how to add captions and subtitles to video in Final Cut Pro.

How to Add Subtitles to Videos in Final Cut Pro

Read the free report: 2017 State of Captioning.

The closed caption CC icon shown in the middle of a TV.