This free update brings five new plug-ins to existing FxFactory Pro customers, including a new transition that simulates the effect used by the Safari web browser on the iPhone. Version 2.0.2 improves support for site installations and volume licensing, and adds new options for clamping high-precision output in Final Cut Pro.
Among the other improvements and bug fixes in this version, FxFactory 2.0.2 restores the functionality of the "Mix" slider parameter for all effects applied in Motion 3.
What's New in FxFactory Pro?
The new Cell Phone Browser transition available in Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express allows you to replicate the effect used by the Safari web browser when opening new web pages on the iPhone. The simply built-in parameters and presets let you create different looks effortlessly:
High-precision Output Clamping
As the move to better codecs and HDR imaging continues, FxFactory 2.0.2 introduces a new feature meant to get your output levels under control in Final Cut Pro. A new "High-precision output" parameter is now available in many plug-ins capable of high-precision rendering.
Although you will see no difference in Final Cut Pro's 8 bit-only Canvas preview, high-precision clamping ensures that your final, rendered output falls within a predictable range. This feature will often save you an extra post-processing step and come in handy when the only previewing device available is the built-in display.
The "High-precision output" popup menu is available when you apply certain filters over new clips, such as the NI Glow filter below:
New Color Correction Filters
This version also brings four new color correction filters to FxFactory Pro: