ProFreeze Vibrant

Freeze Frame Effects for FCPX

ProFreeze Vibrant is a freeze frame tool created for use within Final Cut Pro X.  With ProFreeze, users can freeze any frame and create an awesome parallaxing effect.  Use ProFreeze Vibrant to introduce characters or highlight any subject matter with clean effects  and simplistic stylization.  ProFreeze Vibrant is a Final Cut Pro X exclusive plugin.

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Editing with ProFreeze Vibrant in Final Cut Pro X

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Freeze Frame Effects

ProFreeze allows Final Cut Pro X editors to apply dynamic parallax effects to any frame in any video clip instantly.  To use ProFreeze Vibrant, simply move the playhead to the desired frame in the FCPX timeline and use the command “Shift + H” shortcut to hold the frame in place.  Place ProFreeze Vibrant above the held area and cut out the subject.  ProFreeze will do the rest.

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Simplistic Visual Effects

ProFreeze Vibrant pulls video subjects out of their environment and into the foreground.  Easily adjust the background brightness, saturation, and blur amount.  Choose from four different shape patterns and customize the scale, spread, and colors of each design.   With cut-out controls, video editors can add a drop shadow to the masked subject and adjust the opacity, blur, and shadow distance.

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Intuitive Animation Controls

After cutting out the subject, look to the “Cut-Out Controls” and to determine where the subject will animate to.  Adjust the X & Y position of the cut-out to adjust its horizontal and vertical orientation respectively.  Change Z position of the subject to alter the depth.

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Built-In Masking Tool

ProFreeze features a built-in masking tool to cut-out and highlight the character or object within a given scene.  To use the masking tool, start by clicking around the subject and completing the mask.  Double-click the line to add a point.  Double-click a point to change its curvature.  Command + double-click on a point to delete it.  With these simple controls, user can refine their cut-out selection.  ProFreeze Vibrant makes amazing easy in Final Cut Pro X

Installing ProFreeze Vibrant

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How do I Install ProFreeze Vibrant in Final Cut Pro X?

Here's how to install ProFreeze Vibrant for any Mac operating system.

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Sierra Instructions

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Pre-Sierra Instructions

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How do Uninstall ProFreeze Vibrant in Final Cut Pro X?

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  1. Open your finder window and do a search for “PFSMask” and anything that pertains to that,
  2. Go ahead and delete these files .
  3. Lastly, access your Movies>Motion Templates> Titles, and remove ProFreeze.

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Unidentified Developer and Won't Install

The message you got was to inform you the app wasn't purchased in the Mac App Store.

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Pre-Sierra Instructions

ProFreeze Vibrant Tutorial for Final Cut Pro X

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How do I use ProFreeze Vibrant?

ProFreeze Vibrant doesn't have its own tutorial. However ProFreeze Vibrant and Threshold have very similar functionality. So we included the tutorial for ProFreeze Threshold below.

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ProFreeze Vibrant Frequently Asked Questions

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I installed ProFreeze Vibrant and see a red screen similar to this.

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Why is this Happening:

This means that Final Cut Pro is currently out of date.

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What is the Solution:

Update Final Cut Pro. You can update by going to the app store.

Click Here to Watch Troubleshooting Video

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Where do I find ProFreeze Vibrant?

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Once the installation is complete, you can find ProFreeze Vibrant in the FCPX Titles library.

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Where is your tutorial for ProFreeze Vibrant?

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You can search for the tutorial on the actual product page located at the bottom under the tutorial tab (if one is available). Keep in mind not all tutorials are available yet for each plugin. We are working daily to update new lessons for older and new plugins.

ProFreeze Vibrant Troubleshooting

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Why are my masking points not matching?

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Why is this Happening:

The Pixel Film Studios Masking tool which is in ProFreeze is designed to work in a FCPX project set at a 1920x1080 resolution. If your project or video is not at a 1920 x 1080 resolution, the masking points will not match where you are clicking. Our developers are trying to figure out how to make it work at other resolutions.

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What is the Solution:

To change your project to a 1920 x 1080 resolutions follow these instructions

  1. With Final Cut open, choose window(Top left of screen).
  2. Select project properties.
  3. To the top right, you'll see your project resolution. Select modify.
  4. On the "Video" option, select 1080p HD

Click Here to Watch Project Settings Tutorial

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I installed the ProFreeze Vibrant and see a red screen similar to this.

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Why is this Happening:

This means that Final Cut Pro is currently out of date.

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What is the Solution:

Update Final Cut Pro. You can update by going to the app store.

Click Here to Watch Troubleshooting Video

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I don't see a guides checkbox. Why am I not able to use the masking tool?

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Why is this Happening:

If you are missing controls and unable to place a mask, it is due to an installation issue.

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What is the Solution:

Completely uninstall what you installed, then reinstall the product. These instructions are located under the installation tab.

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Im not seeing my subject Cut-Out, only my full shot. Did I miss a step?

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Why is this Happening:

The mask needs to be closed for the subject to be cut out.

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What is the Solution:

Make sure you click back on the first mask point after setting the last mask point to close the mask shape. An indication of closing the mask shape is the mask points will change color and you will see your subject cut out and separated from the background.

Click Here to Watch Masking Tutorial

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