Ventriloquist Effect for FCPX

With Proloquist users can be a digital ventriloquist. Users can bring their family or friend photos to life with a click of a mouse. With Proloquist users have total control over mouth movement, wiggle, scale, and more. Prepare to set the stage with Proloquist, all with in Final Cut Pro X.

Proloquist requires Final Cut Pro X version 10.1.2 or newer.

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Talking Tools with Proloquist in Final Cut Pro X


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Ventriloquizing in FCPX

Proloquist gives the user the ability to be a ventriloquist with in Final Cut Pro X. With Proloquist users have control over the mouse scale, edge softness, corner roundness, inner mouth offset, wiggle amount, left and right movement, up and down movement, and more. With Proloquist users will surly entertain their audience all with in Final Cut Pro X.


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Move that Mouth

With Proloquist users have the ability to move the masked mouth up and down, left and right, and wiggle. Users may also control these movements by controlling the noisiness and frequency. With Proloquist users have total control over when and how there mouth moves making it easy to align up with audio with a click of a mouse all with in Final Cut Pro X.


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On-Screen Controls

With Proloquist on-screen controls are fun, simple, and easy to use. Users have total control over the shape that outlines their subject matter’s mouth. After the user has there mouth outlined they can simply adjust the roundness to get that perfect outline. Let the show begin by  putting the users first in control with simple and easy to use on-screen controls all with a few clicks of a mouse in Final Cut Pro X.


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Designed for Final Cut Pro X

Professionally designed to work seamlessly inside of Final Cut Pro X, Proloquist can be dragged and dropped onto their footage and be adjusted by on-screen controls. With easy-to-use controls that can be found in the FCPX inspector, users can perfectly outline their subject’s mouth, and easily find the best look with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Installing Proloquist


How do I Install Proloquist in Final Cut Pro X?

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Proloquist Tutorial for Final Cut Pro X

Learn how to create a making a talking puppet out of a still image with the Proloquist Lesson.  
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Step 1 - Preparing the Timeline

Let's begin by selecting an image in the FCPX media library and dragging it to the timeline. Once, you have your image in the timeline, go to the FCPX Effects library to locate the ProLoquist Mouth Cut Out tool. Drag the plugin onto your clip in the Final Cut Pro X timeline.
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Step 2 - Setting up the Mouth Cutout

Now it’s time to setup our Mouth Cut Out. Select the clip in the timeline.Make sure that the “Mask Indicator” checkbox is checked in the FCPX Inspector. Then, use the on-screen controls in the viewer to draw a shape around the your subjects lower lip and chin. Double click on the refresh button in the FCPX Inspector to see the changes you’ve made in the Viewer window. Once you have the shape drawn, use the “Round Corners” and “Soften Edges” sliders to fine tune the mask. Then, uncheck the “Mask Indicator” box.
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Step 3 - Animating the Mouth

Now it’s time set up talking animation. Use the Up-Down Amount slider to control how much the mouth opens. Then use Frequency and Noise sliders to control the speed and irregularity of the movement. If you would like to give a wackier look to your animation, you can add a side to side movement or wriggle.
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Final Touches

Now for some Final Touches. If you want the animation to match the audio perfectly, you can set a few keyframes on the Amount parameter. Place the playhead at the front of one of the peaks in the audio waveform. Go to the FCPX Inspector, set the Up-Down amount to zero, and place a keyframe on the parameter. Then move the playhead to the top of the peak and change the Up-Down amount so that the mouth is wide open. Because this value is different than the previous frame … It will auto-keyframe in Final Cut Pro X.  

Proloquist Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find Proloquist?

Once the installation is complete, you can find Proloquist in the FCPX Effect library.