Final cut pro does have some in-built effects and presets but what if you want to do more? What if you wanna set yourself apart from what everyone else is doing? Well, these are sure to do the trick and this article will reveal to you top 5 must-have Final Cut Pro X effects that will add capabilities to the software that aren’t there so you can set your videos apart and make them look big budget. These Final Cut Pro plugins will help you improve titles, transitions, 3d motion graphics, smooth over unwanted noise and take your color grading to a whole new level. 1. Title Plugins from Stupid Raisins Stupid Raisins has a huge library of plugins to help you add titles, callouts, and graphics to your Final Cut Pro X timeline. These plugins are not only full-stack presets that you can customize. But some of them have added functionality like motion tracking. Some of the most favorites is Word Pop to add elegant minimalist titles. Callout Pop which comes with built-in motion tracking so you can point out or call attention to an object in your image or just make your text follow an object. You can also use Data-Pop for creating infographics because we all know showing numbers and data can get really boring without animated good looking graphics. There is a plugin for every occasion so no matter what type of content you are creating. These title plugins will save you lots of time. 2. Dynamic Transitions from FXFactory Dynamic transitions let you combine multiple animations and effects in FCPX to build complex transitions with ease. You assemble transitions by dragging multiple animation styles and effects together on the title layer. Swipe and zoom transitions are some of the most favorite among the video editors. You can add movement to your edit and even hide the cuts giving the illusion of a continuous moving short. It also works as a creative way to change locations too. If you want a rhythmic, music-driven edit but your project lacks movement this is a great way to solve that issue. And what really sets the package apart is that you can easily customize the effects, changing their center, adding motion blur, and even some chromatic aberration with the prism slider. So that options are endless. Building each of these transitions from scratch would take you several hours. Well, time is money and this plugin will save you a lot of that. 3. MO2 from Motion VFX MO2 is a great way to vamp up your post-production game with the ability to add 3D graphics inside FCPX. You get 60 customizable project templates over 140 3d models, primitives, materials, texture, 3d text and more. It is extremely easy to use whether you decide to modify one of the included animations or build the new one from scratch. What absolutely amazing about this plugin is that 3D objects show directly on your Final Cut timeline, with real-time playback. You can even achieve photorealistic 3D with just a couple of clicks and motion graphic blur and depth of field. So, these are some of the useful and must-have plugins and effects that every video editor should have in their FCPX setup.