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Slide Pop brings cool View-Master effects to Final Cut Pro X

By Aaron Lee

Noise Industries’ $49 Slide Pop plug-in offers 20 cool, customizable View-Master style effects and transitions for Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. 

Think “retro” when considering this plug-in as it provides access to 20 customizable effects and transitions inspired by the vintage View-Master slide show camera. The customizable controls and color presets let you put your own spin on the classic View-Master look.

The View-Master utilized a small, colorful reel, which users placed in the device to see images with a 3D effect. It offered slide reels of just about every major kids’ show and motion picture in its day. A number of different manufacturers have produced View-Master, including Tyco Toys and Fisher-Price.

To use Slide Pop you drag and drop the effect or transition onto your footage. (You can find Slide Pop under Effects and Transitions under the category name Stupid Raisins.) In a hurry? Just drop Slide Pop onto your media, and you’re good to go. 

If you want a custom look just use the simple controls to do some tweaking.

Oh yes, Slide Pop even comes with authentic View-Master sound effects. It’s a breeze to use, but if you need some help it includes help documents and videos.

A trial version of Slide Pop comes with with FxFactory. Once FxFactory is installed you’ll have a demo to play with and you can register directly within Final Cut Pro X.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.