This Plugin Gives You Pro Color Grading Tools Right in Your FCPX Timeline
Color has the power to change everything about the look, tone, and significance of a scene. This is why it's important to have tools that give you the control you need to pull off the grade you want.
DISCLOSURE: This is a sponsored post by Color Grading Central.
has announced their new Final Cut Pro X plugin, Color Finale, which gives users tools that are typically reserved for completely separate grading programs, like 3-way color wheels, RGB curves, vector based secondaries, and 3D LUTs all within the FCPX timeline.
Check out the video below to see what Color Finale can do for your footage:
And here's a demo to see how the plugin works in real-time:
The major benefit to this plugin is that you don't have to leave FCPX to grade your footage, which is great news for filmmakers who are not only editing their own work, but are doing the final grade as well. It makes the process a little faster and efficient not having to jump from program to program, especially when changes are made to the edit.
Color Finale costs $99, but if you want try before you buy, Color Grading Central is offering a free 7-day trial of the plugin, which contains all of the tools and functions of the paid version. NFS readers get an exclusive coupon code that gets takes $20 off the list price. Just use the “NFS20” code before your 7-day trial expires. You can get it here.