Many of the generators provide a general background over which you can place built-in effects, titles, keys, and clips with an alpha channel. Some backgrounds are solid colors, and others are textures such as wood or stone. Some generators even have animated movement, providing a more interesting background.
Drag the playhead in the timeline to the point where you want to add the background clip.
If the Titles and Generators sidebar isn’t already shown, do one of the following:
Choose Window > Go To > Titles and Generators (or press Option-Command-1).
Click the Titles and Generators button in the top-left corner of the Final Cut Pro window.
In the Generators browser, double-click the background thumbnail you want to use.
Do one of the following:
Browse all generators: Click Generators in the sidebar to display the generators in the browser.
Browse a single category of generators: Click a category below Generators in the sidebar.
To view the generators categories, click the Generators disclosure triangle.
Select the background clip in the timeline.
If the Generator inspector isn’t already shown, do one of the following:
Choose Window > Show in Workspace > Inspector (or press Command-4).
Click the Inspector button on the right side of the toolbar.
Click the Generator button at the top of the inspector.
In the Generator inspector, adjust the settings for the background clip (if applicable).
Stylized Overlays with FCPX Overlay: Paper 5K in Final Cut Pro X
Dynamic Texture Range
FCPX Overlay: Paper 5K comes loaded with over 20 ranged presets each including hundreds of paper overlay options to choose from. A master file including all ranges is also included. Paper overlays vary from rough to soft textures and have an array of different marks including cuts, crumples, creases and more. Thousands of unique overlays are at the users fingertips.
This overlay tool includes an infinite amount of effect customizations. 17 unique effect styles are available to choose from and each one has its own special qualiies. From there users can also control the colors, values and a plethora of other enhancement controls to achieve an extensive range of looks.
If one paper overlay is not enough users can always stack overlay layers on top of one another to create new, complex overlay designs. The already robust level of customization becomes infinite once layer stacking is introduced. Combine different paper images with different effect styles to create dynamic overlays.
Designed for Final Cut Pro X
FCPX Overlay: Paper 5K is designed exclusively for use within Final Cut Pro X. Upon completed installations, this tool can be used by simply locating the FCPX Overlay: Paper 5K folder within the titles menu in Final Cut Pro X. From there users can drag and drop overlays on top of footage within the FCPX timeline. Parameters can be adjusted in the Inspector window on the right side of the screen.