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Motion 5.2 – Create and customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects.

Appked/ Featured/on 2015-04-14 22:53

Motion

Apple Motion is designed for video editors, Motion 5 lets you customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects. Or create your own dazzling animations in 2D or 3D space, with real-time feedback as you work.

Breakthrough Speed and Quality

  • New 64-bit architecture supports deeper, multilayered effects for use in Final Cut Pro.
  • ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.
  • Shared Render Engine provides consistent quality with Final Cut Pro and Compressor.
  • Rendering uses floating-point, linear-light color space for exceptionally realistic results.
  • Motion taps the GPU on the graphics card for high-speed rendering and exporting.

Editor-Friendly Design Tools

  • Work fast using a single-window interface with a familiar look and feel.
  • Customize Final Cut Pro titles, effects, and transitions by opening them in Motion.
  • Create Smart Motion Templates with simple controls for making changes as you edit.
  • Build stunning 2D and 3D compositions with more than 1900 Apple-designed elements.
  • Make adjustments to any parameter during playback and instantly see results.

Easy Animated Text and Titles

  • Design dramatic text effects with complete control over position, opacity, rotation, and more.
  • Animate text instantly by choosing from more than 200 text behaviors such as Type On.
  • Build a credit roll by importing a text file; the Scroll behavior optimizes the speed for you.
  • Move, scale, or rotate a single character with the Adjust Glyph tool.
  • Ripple text one character, word, or line at a time with the Sequence Text behavior.

Stunning Effects

  • Choose from more than 230 behaviors for natural-looking motion without programming.
  • Enhance your 2D or 3D animations with more than 130 filters using the FxPlug 2 standard.
  • Track a moving object in a video clip with the point tracking and match move feature.
  • Create an accurate chroma key in a single step with the new Keying filter.
  • Apply the Linking behavior to make parameters for one object animate related objects.
  • Use SmoothCam to eliminate camera jitters, and image stabilization to smooth bumpy shots.

Effortless 3D

  • Transition from 2D to 3D space by adding a camera or cameras to any 2D project.
  • Set up realistic shadows that animate dynamically with the movement of cameras and lights.
  • Turn any shape, video plane, or paint stroke into a reflective surface.
  • Highlight or de-emphasize various objects by defining a range of focus.
  • Track objects or groups of objects with the Camera Framing behavior.

Quick, High-Quality Output

  • Export projects to Apple devices and popular websites such as Vimeo and YouTube.
  • Choose to output the ProRes 4444 format for uncompressed quality at small file sizes.


WHAT’S NEW

Version 5.2:

Introducing 3D titles
  • Beautifully animated and easily customizable 3D text
  • Simple templates to get started quickly
  • Cinematic templates with built-in backgrounds and animations
  • Save any 3D title and access it instantly in Final Cut Pro X
  • Large collection of text styles to create stunning looks in one click
  • Customize your titles with hundreds of combinations of materials, lighting, and edges
  • Additional controls let you adjust environments, shadows, and more
  • Instantly convert any 2D title to 3D
  • Create advanced 3D looks with multiple materials and edges on each character
  • Flexible surface-shading with options for texture maps, diffuse and specular reflection, and bump mapping
  • Cast shadows from 3D text onto itself and other objects in a 3D scene
  • Add multiple lights, cameras, and tracking to any 3D title
  • In-camera glint effects
  • Support for sequencing 3D text animations
Additional features
  • 12 new generators including Manga Lines, Sunburst, and Spiral Graphics
  • Improved keyframing including copy and paste in the Timeline
  • Improved mask and shape creation for rectangles and circles plus conversion to bezier shape for more control
  • Easily monitor background Share operations from within Motion
  • Improved performance on Intel-based GPUs
  • Better performance of FxPlug plug-ins and built-in effects that use multiple frames like Echo and Trails
Camera formats
  • Panasonic AVC-Ultra codec family
  • Sony XAVC-S
  • JVC H.264 Long GOP


REQUIREMENTS

OS X 10.10.2 or later


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