CoreMelt Brings Simple Timesaving Masking Tools to FCP X Editors

[] Sydney, Australia – CoreMelt, a leading provider of advanced video plug-in effects for the editorial, design and visual effects communities, today is proud to announce the release of its SliceX product for Final Cut Pro X. SliceX speeds workflow for editors by letting them quickly draw freeform shapes for masking, color correction, depth of field or vignettes. This facility is available directly in the viewer using custom FCP X onscreen controls.

Roger Bolton, CoreMelt founder and director states “As a working editor I was frustrated that I had only basic oval masks in FCP X. Going into Motion to create a simple shape for masking is a painful bottleneck that slows down the editors creative flow”. With SliceX editors can do more directly on the timeline, saving complicated back and forth workflows.

Common uses for SliceX:
* Cut out layers for skies, buildings or backgrounds in seconds
* Define areas for depth of field and tilt shift effects
* Create complex shapes for color correction, including using shapes with the color board
* Remove unwanted objects from frame by cloning areas of the image
* Use shape masks with any built in effect or with third party plugins

What Customers are Saying:
“I love this, I’ve been testing it out for the past two hours and I am simply blown away!… This is one of the best plugin collections I’ve ever seen for FCP X. I highly recommend it!” Ben Balser, FCProX University.

System Requirements:
Apple Mac OS X computer running 10.6.8 or later. Final Cut Pro X 10.0.5 or later.

Pricing and Availability:
Lock & Load X is available now for a limited time for $49.00 USD (full price $79 US) from CoreMelt and its authorized dealers. For additional pricing information, please visit CoreMelt online.CoreMelt
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CoreMelt, established in 2005 is a Sydney, Australia-based developer of more than 200 intuitive visual effects plug-ins including Lock & Load, the most advanced stabilization tool available for Final Cut Pro X. Founder, director and lead product designer Roger Bolton is a visual effects veteran whose credits include Lord of the Rings, Kingdom of Heaven and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and whose vision is to develop the fastest and most intuitive visual effects plug-ins possible. CoreMelt products are available worldwide through the internet and resellers in the US, and Japan. Copyright (C) 2005-2012 CoreMelt. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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