SmartSound Software Inc., the leader in customizable royalty-free music and soundtrack creation technology, announced a new plug-in for Final Cut Pro X. This plug-in is designed to take advantage of Final Cut Pro X’s new Generator technology. The Generator technology, initially designed to create an efficient workflow for third party visual-effects products, gives SmartSound’s Sonicfire Pro direct access to the Final Cut timeline creating one of the most efficient music workflows in the video industry. SmartSound’s plug-in is the only music creation software plug-in to utilize the Generator technology. The plug-in utilizes four easy steps to achieve a superior music workflow for visual media creators:
1. Drag a SmartSound Music Placeholder from the Generators section onto the FCPX timeline where you want to add music, and extend it to the desired length.
2. In the Inspector, click the “Generate Music” button to launch Sonicfire Pro as a plug-in.
3. Select or Purchase the music you need inside Sonicfire Pro; the length is preset from the placeholder and Sonicfire Pro allows you to easily customize other aspects of the soundtrack such as the variation and the mood or mix of the track.When ready, click the “Send” button to import your customized soundtrack into FCPX.
4. In Final Cut Pro X, drag the newly imported SmartSound Music Clip onto the
existing SmartSound Music Placeholder. There you have several options to
manage your new soundtrack with your video.
SmartSound’s plug-in also offers an XML import capability for more detailed work using
Sonicfire Pro’s powerful timeline features.
SmartSound’s new Final Cut Pro X plug-in is available from SmartSound for $49.95 US.
It requires Sonicfire Pro version 5.8.3 (not included) and Apple Final Cut Pro version
10.1. Sonicfire Pro v. 5.8.3 is available from SmartSound for $99.95 US.
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