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New Plugin: Text Message

Text Message is a simple, yet unique text message plugin for FCPX 10.4 and above. It’s ability to automatically scale the bubble to fit the text and push up the other messages makes animation a breeze. Don’t let it’s simplicity fool you. It’s full of options to emulate most text messaging apps or to create your own […]

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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 FEATURING: Rulers Utilize HD or 4k UHD rulers to adjust […]

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Two New Plugins! Reflect & Word Cloud

Reflect is just what you guessed.  Add it to an anything and you’ve instantly got a reflection in 3D space. You can animate the X, Y, and Z location and the X & Y rotation.  It features a virtual floor that the image or object can disappear into.  Adjust the reflection opacity and blur/falloff. Word […]

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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:   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 downloads. […]

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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!

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New Freebie: Outliner LITE

To accompany the launch of tutorials on, we’ve also launched the result of the tutorial as a new freebie plugin, Outliner LITE. Like it’s big brother, Outliner Lite is a fun, easy way to add an outline to any video, image or graphic that contains transparency. With the lite version of Outliner, you can […]

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I’m excited to announce the official launch of this Tuesday 8/16. I would love to hear your feedback and suggestions before the “Grand Opening.” The first free template is immediately available and the first two plugins will be on sale 50% off 8/16 through 8/18 at noon. The demo videos of the first 3 […]