How to Use Generator Effects in Final Cut Pro X


show more Working with generator effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training show less
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Working with generator effects

Generator Effects are clips that you create from nothing, things like backgrounds and placeholder elements and number or time code displays. Let's take a look. I am going into 9.9. And as you can see, this is an empty project. I thought the best way to show you how to create something from nothing is to literally start from nothing. So, I am going to go ahead and open up the Generator browser which is this little 2 button here, and we'll open up the Inspector as well. And as you can see, same structure, we have the categories of effects over here on the left, and the effects within the categories along the right.

Let's go ahead and start by creating a placeholder graphic which is a clip that you create as a dummy piece of footage for something that hasn't been shot yet. It's actually a very cool little template. So, I'll go ahead and just drag this into the timeline. And when I do it wants to know what format it should create this new piece of media. If I was dragging it into ...

Working with generator effects
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Working with generator effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training

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Final Cut Pro
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