A single window. Infinite creativity.
The Motion interface has been redesigned specifically for Final Cut Pro editors, with a familiar look and feel that makes it easy to switch between the two applications. A new single-window layout puts all the tools you need at your fingertips, and redesigned icons make it easy to identify options at glance. The darker look of the new interface is designed to enhance colour perception as you work with any combination of video, stills and motion graphic elements. Filters now include onscreen controls for direct, intuitive manipulation of effects. And keyframe editing is much more accessible thanks to a new view that displays the Keyframe editor below the timeline.
Smart Motion Templates
Look great in record time.
Motion features new intelligent templates that let you work quickly and flexibly with high-quality effects, titles, transitions and generators as you edit in Final Cut Pro. Create Smart Motion Templates with any combination of single parameters and rigs, which let you control a group of parameters with a simple slider, pop-up menu or tickbox. For titles, define fixed durations for intro and outro sections, and Final Cut Pro adjusts the title body to fit the timing in the middle. Or set up templates with multiple aspect ratios to have Final Cut Pro automatically use the correct layout based on the frame size of your footage. Publish templates to Final Cut Pro simply by saving them.
All at once.
Save steps when you're working with a large number of parameters. Rigs let you adjust related parameters with a single control — a slider, pop-up menu or tickbox. For example, change the colours of all the objects in your project in a single step, or apply a complicated logo to a scene with a click. Set up rigs with drag-and-drop ease and change them at any time. Because rigs let you switch quickly between options in real time, they are ideal for Smart Motion Templates used by Final Cut Pro editors.See parameter rigs
Editable Final Cut Pro
A range of options
Final Cut Pro includes a rich content library featuring titles, transitions, effects and generators, most of which are Smart Motion Templates. Open any of these templates in Motion for further customisation, then publish your modified template to Final Cut Pro by saving it. The new template is available for use immediately.
Easy Chroma Keying
Beautiful results with a single click.
Creating chroma keys has never been easier. Just drag and drop the Keying filter for an instant chroma key that is accurate for most projects. If the blue- or green-screen background is unevenly lit, or if there are other problems in the original footage, use onscreen controls and a simple slider to adjust the key colour and edge softness. For additional adjustments, instantly access advanced controls, including an intuitive colour wheel.
Breakthrough Speed and Quality
64-bit architecture. ColorSync consistency.
Designed to use every bit of the power of Mac OS X and multicore Mac computers, Motion operates at blazing speeds and maintains precise colour accuracy at every step.
With its new 64-bit architecture, Motion lets you create deeper, more interesting multilayered effects for use in Final Cut Pro.
ColorSync-managed colour pipeline
Trust the colour consistency across Motion, Final Cut Pro, Compressor and QuickTime.
Shared Render Engine
Render with consistent performance and pristine quality across Motion, Final Cut Pro and Compressor.
Using the Shared Render Engine, create blurs, scales and lighting effects in floating-point, linear-light colour space — the same quality found in high-end compositing software.
Use still images and clips without any size limitation.
See dynamic feedback in a highly responsive interface.
Create more complex, higher-resolution effects that play in real time.
Grand Central Dispatch
Save time with faster processing for certain functions through the use of all CPU cores.