Reduces an image to a black and white version of itself, simulating the halftone screening method for print, in which the shadows and highlights of an image are recreated using patterns of small and large dots.

Canvas showing effect of Halftone filter

Adjust this filter using the parameter controls in the Filters Inspector:

  • Center: Sets the position of the center of the halftone dots. You can also drag the center onscreen control in the Canvas.

  • Angle: Sets the angle of the alignment of the dots.

  • Scale: Sets the scale of the halftone dots.

  • Contrast: Sets the amount of contrast between lightest and darkest dots.

  • Mix: Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the filtered image.

  • Publish OSC: Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see Final Cut Pro templates overview.