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Callout Pop Help

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Created exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro X, Callout Pop is a customizable graphics package that makes pointing out and calling attention to parts of your videos and social media posts easier than ever.

Callout Pop is the perfect tool for everyone looking for a simple solution to adding professional motion graphics to highlight a part of their videos or promotional materials.

Callout Pop is a pack of 30 title templates and is designed for 4K UHD, HD, square and vertical videos and lets you title your videos in simple seconds!

General Workflow

Here’s your game plan for using Callout Pop. Trust me, it’s really easy!

  • Drag and drop your callout template onto your timeline.
  • Add your own text and update the font style or leave as is for a quick, stylish look.
  • Use the published parameters to customize the look of your callout.

Tip
To change the text, font, text color, size and many more text options, click on the Text Tab in the Inspector.

Published Parameters

Each callout template comes with published parameters that make it easy for you to customize your title. The Published Parameters are under the Title Tab in the Inspector. All titles have the same published parameters however some templates may have different parameters based on the callout design. But don’t worry, they’re really easy to use.

Animations

Use the Build In and Out checkboxes to turn the start and end animations on and off.

Use the Flip checkbox to switch which side the pointer comes out of.

Line

These parameters control how the animated callout looks. You can change colors, opacity, design lengths and heights and more.

The Start Point is where the line begins. You can keyframe this to track it to motion in your video.

Drop Shadow

You can add a drop shadow to your callout to help separate it from the background.

Color
A color picker to change the drop shadow color.

Opacity
Brings up a slider to change the drop shadow opacity.

Blur
Opens a slider to blur or sharpen the drop shadow.

Distance
Provides another handy slider, this one to change the drop shadow distance.

Angle
Used to change the drop shadow angle.

Controls & On-Screen Controls

You can adjust the position, size, rotation and Start Point of the callout using the On-Screen Controls or fine tune with the published parameters.

On-Screen Controls

The on-screen controls allow for laser-focused tuning to create the perfect callout.

Position
Used to change where the title is located.

Rotation
Used to rotate the title.

Scale
A slider that lets you change the size of the title.

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