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Introducing Power Guides!

ONLY $5! BretFX Power Guides is a comprehensive set of custom guides, rulers with XY position data, adjustable density grid, center crops, film zones, and safe zones to visually assist in laying out text, graphics or animation in your FCPX project. Available now at https://bretfx.com/product/power-guides FEATURING: Rulers Utilize HD or 4k UHD rulers to adjust […]

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New $5 Effects!

This week we’ve launched a new category of $5 Effects.  Simpler, useful tools that might ordinarily be packaged as part of a larger set of effects for much more money.  But why pay for all the effects you don’t need when you can buy just what you need, when you need it, a la carte? […]

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New Plugin: Hang Tag

Introducing Hang Tag, a new FCPX plugin from BretFX. Easily create your own animated Hang Tags or choose from over 50 customizable design presets. You’re in control of the animation, text, shape, border, colors, texture, tint, stripe, string, background, background drop zone, object drop zone and logo drop zones. With 13 shapes, 31 background textures, 3 tag […]

Outliner Update

Outliner Updated to 1.1

BretFX Outliner has been updated to 1.1 with a new “distance” feature. You can now add distance between your outline and subject. Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/221108984   Outliner 1.1 is available for purchase immediately or a FREE UPDATE for past purchasers of Outliner. TO UPDATE, log into your account and choose Outliner 1.1 installer from the available […]

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FCPX libraries to manage plugins?

Warning! This is just an idea and has not been rigorously tested.  I put it out there just for discussion.  I’ll demonstrate how FCP X 10.3’s ability to consolidate motion template media (plugins) might be used as a plugin management solution.  It might be a bad idea but I’m throwing it out there anyway for discussion. […]

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Clock Maker Tutorials

A comprehensive set of 4 tutorials covering all aspects of BretFX Clock Maker. Part One: Position, Size & Rotation, Animation, Text, and Highlight Part Two: Hands, Tick Marks, and Numbers Part Three: Edge and Background Part Four: Time Display

Speech Bubble developer preview

Speech Bubble Developer Preview

A scattered, rambling look at the upcoming Speech Bubble & Cartoon FX plugin which includes a couple questions about a few issues for my developer friends out there.  Nine and a half minutes of your life you’ll never get back. I’d love to hear any ideas from both FCP X/Motion users and plugin developers.  Thanks! […]