Dramatic Sky Effects

HySky is a FCPX effect plugin that instantly adds dramatic sky effects to your sequences. Even if you have shot with a polarising filter and graduated ND filter, HySky will give your footage added drama and that TopGear style.


Super simple to create these dramatic sky effects. Infinitely customisable.

HySky features a large range of control over the look of your sky with an almost infinite number of combinations.

You have control over:

  • Sky Type (Grey, Blue, High Atmosphere and Sunset)
  • Sky Depth (The height of the sky top to bottom)
  • Sky Intensity
  • Sky Feather
  • Sky Tilt (You can angle the sky from side to side)
  • Sky Doming (To curve the sky – with on screen controls for position and size of the doming)
  • Sky Hue
  • Sky Saturation

Recommended Video Resolutions
SD, 720p & 1080p. Supported but not extensively tested: 2k, 2.5k and 4k

System Requirements
Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 and higher
OpenCL-capable graphics card or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later.
256MB of VRAM (512MB of VRAM recommended).
OS X v10.6.8 or OS X v10.7.5 or OS X v10.8.3 or later.