Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite 12 review

With Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite 12, you get a myriad ways to create perfect video in terms of colour accuracy, colour creativity and film emulation — in any editing environment, including Final Cut Pro X. You don’t need Adobe After Effects anymore to get perfect skin colour or to work with Colorista. Magic Bullet Suite apps are also faster and the interface fonts finally look perfect.… Read More Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite 12 review

Make your Titles as exciting as your footage with KineticText

Final Cut Pro X installs with a lot of Titles, but they’re all fairly common. If you want something that’s out-of-the-ordinary, dynamic and that makes you look like a professional even if you aren’t, then KineticText is a good choice. It’s a FxFactory plug-in and as usual with FxFactory plug-ins, it is actually a whole series of titles.… Read More Make your Titles as exciting as your footage with KineticText

motionVFX mHUD effects for Final Cut Pro X

motionVFX is a Polish team of developers who create effects for Final Cut Pro X. One of their latest creations is mHUD, a set of effect that reminded me of Yanobox’s Nodes 2. In reality, mHUD comes as a set of adjustable Final Cut Pro X Titles as well as QuickTime 1080p movies. I took my magnifying glass out and gave both Titles and movies a good look and what I found may even surprise the developers.… Read More motionVFX mHUD effects for Final Cut Pro X

Seven ways to retime a 24fps to a 25fps clip

At least from time to time you’ll end up with a 25fps sequence and clips that have been shot at 24fps. In Final Cut Pro X you can mix different clip formats and frame rates voluntarily, but you won’t have control over the end result. Other than just drop clips in a Final Cut Pro X sequence and not worry about it, I found five ways to change a 24fps clip to a 25fps one — using either Final Cut Pro X, Motion, After Effects or Media Composer. … Read More Seven ways to retime a 24fps to a 25fps clip