Mark Spencer and Ripple Training have released this free set of twelve generators for FCPX. Volume 1 mimics the generators found in Final Cut Pro 7.
New to the Final Cut Pro X ecosystem, designer Harry Frank has released a pack of modern style lower thirds. Priced at $49 for 20, we also have a 15% off coupon code.
MotionVFX has just released another pack of 30 logo animations for Final Cut Pro X. There is also a bundle deal for all three packs of logo animations to save you money.
This has to be a great deal. Our friends at Toolfarm are offering a set of 36 Digital Juice templates for Final Cut Pro and Motion for just $249.95. We will do the maths for you, that's about $7 each! Checkout the slick demo video after the break.
Have you ever had to mock-up a webpage or iPad or iPhone screen to be included in a client video and spent hours recreating the graphics? We came across this awesome pack of graphic templates and thought they were too good not to share.
The new rigging feature in Motion5 gives huge power to those who want to build their own effects for Final Cut Pro X. Andy Neil gives us a lesson on building an effect using widgets & rigs.
You might have seen our list of free Final Cut Pro effects over on our forum, it grows every day! This template was too good to not be mentioned on our front page, an animating photo album from Robbert-Jan van der Does.
We have been teased with test renders and snippets of news about this plugin for a few weeks. It's been well worth the wait as mObject brings amazing 3d textured objects and text into Motion and then into Final Cut Pro X.
Probably one of the most common graphics you'll have to build as an editor is the 'lower third.' More tips in this Macbreak Studio on how to roll your own for FCPX
Another free handy tool from MotionVFX, this time you can change the frame rate of Motion projects.
One of the frustrations of publishing Master Templates from Motion 4 to FCP7 was the fact that dropzones and text entry/tracking were the only controls that transferred between the apps. With Motion 5 and FCPX that's all changed, welcome to rig building.
Crumplepop have added to their range of Final Cut Pro X effects by publishing SplitScreen X. Create vertical, horizontal and diagonal split screen effects easily from within FCPX for $75.
Life is about timing and when Apple launch a revolutionary new product, you are not going to get many column inches attributed to yours. This happened to CrumplePop, so let's give them a bit of space to promote their cool new DIY titles effects for Final Cut Pro. Video and links after the break.
If you haven't done this before with FCPX you need to watch as this method brings a whole new area of creative potential to Final Cut Pro X. Our normal duo show you how to publish Motion parameters.
So your client wants to use one of the supplied Motion 4 templates in Final Cut Pro X. That's no problem, but how do you modify the template to match their corporate colours? Mark Spencer explains all.
The first word that springs to mind when we saw this new $35 pack of pre-keyed and animation capable elements & characters was 'original.' Released now for Final Cut Pro X & Motion, you can add these cartoon elements to your videos.
Another #freeeffectfriday although we should really call it free effect fortnight as we didn't post last week. Nevermind, time to catch up as we have four great new free Final Cut Pro X plugins to download.
When we saw that building effects using rigging in Motion was possible, we didn't think it would be long before more complex designs were posted. This aperture effect is a good example.
This is a free 3D transition for FCP which Thomas Graziani has created and entitled 3D Flip. Links after the break.
You might have visited our growing list of free Final Cut Pro X effects on our Forum, but we thought this one was worth a special mention. A free BBC specification title & action safe layer, definitely worth a bookmark.
If there is one request we hear over and over again at FCP.co towers, it's "Please bring back Free Effect Friday." So we thought why not! A bunch of free Final Cut Pro X plugins for you to download.
Not many details about this customisable waving flag template from Sight-Creations. Does exactly what it says on the tin, demo video and download link after the break.
More and more people are consuming videos on mobile devices withe the sound off. This new set of FCPX plugins helps annotate 16:9 and square videos online to get the message across.
The increased use of video on social media has seen a rise of the “square video” format. As we’re seeing more of this type of video around the web, we asked Chris Roberts to look into it for us and explore how we can use Final Cut Pro X to “squarify” our edits.
Quite a lot to get through on this #freeeffectfriday in June. Some cracking FCPX templates to download and use and one amazing Motion project which has to be seen (and heard) to be believed.
So you don't like the colorboard in Final Cut Pro X? Not a problem as there is a nifty trick to get similar FCP7 colorwheel control back.
Mark Spencer presents Motion for FCPX editors at the recent Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group meeting. He illustrates with examples the fact that you don't need to know Motion to benefit from its image processing tools in FCPX.
Good to see Steve Martin and Mark Spencer back in their normal chromakey studio after being in their acoustically lined box for the last season of MacBreak Studio. This time they are looking at media managing Motion files.
Another roundup of the free effects for FCPX and Motion that have been published over the last couple of weeks. There's a lot of them too ranging from utility plugins, transitions and templates.
We've covered a variety of light leak effects here from the free downloads right up to a hard disk full of 4K flashes, scratches and flares. CrumplePop have joined in with a package of over 43 1080p styles for $69.
MotionVFX has just released a new pack of film strip and light burns for FCPX. Priced at $49 the new pack has been made with 4K elements for those extra pixels.
A new entrant to the Final Cut Pro X ecosystem, MotionElements from Singapore has launched a new Motion Template channel to add to their microstock stock footage & template site.
If you are using Final Cut Pro X to produce weddings then this new pack of looks from MotionVFX is going to be of interest to you.
Run out of ways on how to present a client's logo to make it look sexy? MotionVFX has just released a second pack of logo animations for Final Cut Pro X and Motion5.
If you need a cool way to present a list of items or events referenced by time, then Timeline 3D from BEEDOCS·might be the answer. The 'Easy Timeline' version now has 75% off.
So you like using FCPX, but want to use a project from the previous version of Motion. No problem, Mark Spencer shows us how to get Motion4 projects into Final Cut Pro X.
New to the market plugin maker ReelPath have launched two new FCP plugins on the Mac App Store. bounceIt! and springIt! are $25 dollars each.
Although Mark Spencer looks like he's just about to play a large piano solo, he's actually describing rigging in Motion and how the effects are published in Final Cut Pro X. Advanced FCPX & Motion work here.
You might have seen this pop up a couple of days ago, we eagerly clicked a link in an email from Steve Martin to find the article unavailable. It's now back up, so if you really need that 3 way color corrector back in your FCPX life, read on.
Have these just raised the bar for free Final Cut Pro X tutorials? Not only do you get a tutorial video, you get the project XML and all the footage & music too!
Do you have Motion templates that you want to sell or maybe you want to buy some? Do you want to buy or sell stock footage? The new Stockeon marketplace might be the place to go.
It's a forum question that keeps coming up again and again:- "How can I make my video look like film?" Hopefully this post might provide part of the answer. CineGrain have released a huge (and I mean huge) library of quicktime movie film effects on disk.
Behaviors in Motion can be very powerful to make animations without keyframes. But did you know that you can control behaviors with behaviors? This week's episode explains all.
You might have noticed that we have been building a list of free FCPX & Motion effects for download over on our forum. Let's take the thought further though...
Idustrial Revolution has just announced that it's released a new plugin for FCPX called Snapshots. Priced at $99, It's a media rich template plugin with a unique onscreen 3D animation control system. We also have ten licences to giveaway!
Yes you read the headline right. Not only have MotionVFX started to publish Motion 5 templates on their store, they are also offering 5 $200 gift certificates in an exclusive FCP.co giveaway competition. All you have to do is tweet!
Nope, this isn't the same competition we ran a few weeks ago, MotionVFX have launched a sequel to their mLooks effects pack, it's called mLooks2. You can win one of the 5 packs we have to give away.
Brand new today, a set of 60 grading effects for Final Cut Pro X and Motion5. We have five copies to giveaway
On a rather slow news day and after a long walk around BVE yesterday, we thought it would be a great time for one of FCP.co's legendary giveaways. We have teamed up with MotionVFX to give away 5 copies of their mObject Pro Bundle, each worth $399.