Explainer Characters for FCPX
ProExplainer: Corporate is a set of modular characters created exclusively for use within Final Cut Pro X. These self-animating explainer characters are used to help present text, graphics, and media in a fun and interesting way. Choose from a variety of animate-in, through, and animate-out animations and create over 1000 different characters with intuitive drop-down menus.
Using Explainer Characters within Final Cut Pro X
Modular Explainer Characters
The ProExplainer: Corporate package features intro, through, and outro animation presets that allow video editors to easily insert an explainer character into any scene. To use ProExplainer: Corporate, start by dragging an Animate-In preset into the Final Cut Pro X timeline and use the on-screen controls to orient the character. Next select a through animation and apply the same parameter settings. Repeat these steps for the outro animation. It’s that easy!
Create over 1000 Characters
ProExplainer: Corporate features customizable facial expressions, hairstyles, and body types. Mix and match 9 different expressions, 12 different hair-dos, and 12 professional outfits using intuitive drop-down menus. Create characters for a variety of occasions ranging from a professional workplace to a business casual Friday. Get creative with ProExplainer characters.
Intuitive On-Screen Controls
ProExplainer: Corporate features intuitive controls that allow users to adjust the style and orientation of each animation preset. Editors can determine the scale and position of explainer characters with incredible ease. Use ProExplainer to fill half of the screen for text and graphics presentations or use characters as a small complementary cartoon. The possibilities are endless.
Present Graphics, Text, and More
ProExplainer characters can be used to complement any Final Cut Pro X production. Utilize ProExplainer’s pointing animations to display bullet points, introduce charts, or even showcase inspiring quotes. Additionally, ProExplainer characters are the perfect complement for cartoon scenes and motion graphics.
Installing ProExplainer: Corporate Generator Presets
How do I Install ProExplainer: Corporate in Final Cut Pro X?Learn how to Install a Pixel Film Studios FCPX Generator-based Plugin.
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ProExplainer: Corporate Tutorial for Final Cut Pro XLearn how to add self-animating characters into your footage in a matter of seconds with the ProExplainer: Corporate Lesson from Pixel Film Studios.
Step 1 - Preparing the TimelineLet’s begin by dragging our footage into the timeline. Next Locate ProExplainer Corporate in the FCPX generators window. Scroll through the different generated presets. Users have Animate in, Animate out, and through animation presets to choose. For this example we will be using a preset from each category. Drag each preset into the FCPX timeline. The Animate In preset goes first Then drag in the Through Animation Preset. After the through animation will be the animate out preset. Now we have a complete animated scene.
Step 2 - Orientation ControlsOnce you have the presets in order let’s start customizing them. Select the first generator preset, Then go to the inspector window. Each preset will always have orientation controls and character options. Begin by positioning and scaling the character in your scene. We can use the controls in the inspector window or the on-screen controls located in the viewer window. After setting the orientation and character options we can now move on to the character options.
Step 3 - Character OptionsUsers can flip the direction of the character by enabling the flip checkbox. Underneath we will be abel to choose from 8 different face presets, 12 body presets, and 12 Hair presets. Once we have are face, body and hair selected we can then adjust the hair color. Adjust the hair hue, hair saturation and hair brightness to customize your characters hair. In order to make this entire animation flawless we will need to match our position, scale and character options as well.
ProExplainer: Corporate Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find ProExplainer: Corporate?Once the installation is complete, you can find ProExplainer: Corporate in the FCPX Generators library.
How can I change the skin tone of the character in FCPX?
.This plugin currently does not include a function to adjust the skin tone of the explainer character. Plans for a future update will incorporate this function.