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Motion 5.4 – Create and customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects.

Appked/ Featured, Video/on 2017-12-15 14:49

Motion 5.4

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 5.4:
Note: Now requires OS X 10.12.4 or later.

360 VR motion graphics:
  • Import 360° video and design 360° titles, generators, and effects
  • Output 360° video to a connected VR headset*
  • Apply 360° effects including blurs, glows, and more
  • Save any 360° motion graphic and access it immediately from the effects browser in Final Cut Pro
  • Share 360° video directly to YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo
  • Apply the Reorient filter to easily change the orientation of 360° video
  • Create 3D scenes within a 360° project for ultra-realistic 360° environments
  • Use the 360° Look Around view to preview your 360° scene without a VR headset
  • Edit 360° video into a non-360° project and animate the pan, tilt, and zoom
  • Place any graphic, still, or video into a 360° project, then reposition and resize to fit perfectly into the 360° scene
Additional Features:
  • Easily convert between a Motion project, Final Cut Pro generator, Final Cut Pro title, Final Cut Pro effect, or Final Cut Pro transition at any time
  • New Overshoot behavior creates realistic spring-loaded animations without the need for keyframes
  • New Looks filters offer a variety of photographic-inspired looks
  • Faster, higher quality Optical Flow analysis using Metal
  • Import, playback, and editing of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC, also known as H.265) video clips and High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) photos from Apple devices**
  • Send to Compressor to export motion graphics projects in the HEVC format


REQUIREMENTS

OS X 10.12.4 or later, 64-bit processor


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