I highly recommend this if you are either interested in learning how to use Motion, or just curious about what you might be able to do with Motion. Thanks for such a great tutorial. Also highlighting the area being discussed on the screen perhaps could be reviewed as I found that difficult at time. Set up rigs with drag-and-drop ease and change them at any time. Resolution independence - Motion has no size limit for still images or clips.
Smart templates for making changes on the fly during editing. Template editor for Final Cut Pro - Final Cut Pro includes a rich content library featuring titles, transitions, effects, and generators. Parameter Rigs - Rigs let you adjust related parameters with a single control — a slider, pop-up menu, or checkbox. This is the best course I have purchased and I am going to extract a huge amount of information and experience from it. Dynamic retiming behaviors let you adjust the speed while your clip is playing. Choose a behavior to instantly create animations such as camera moves, grows, shrinks, throws, and spins. The new interface designed specifically for video editors.
Program name, translated as: movement. The engine allows Motion projects to play back in Final Cut Pro without rendering, so you can get to work immediately. Just drag and drop the new Keying filter for an instant chroma key that is accurate for most projects. For example, the rotation of one wheel on a car could drive the rotation of the other wheels. One generator lets you create numbers that count up or down in sequence or change randomly. If you have been away from Motion for awhile, this is a great refresher course.
Shared Render Engine - Motion shares a render engine with Final Cut Pro and Compressor for consistent speed and quality across applications. Sophisticated masking tools - Masking lets you control when and how objects appear in your project. You can get up to speed very quickly with Ripple Training. Camera Framing behavior - Track objects or groups of objects with drag-and-drop ease by applying the Camera Framing behavior. I accept that we have pause and rewind, and I used those buttons often but perhaps a review of how information is shared for future training is appropriate. Export a QuickTime file of your project to import your motion graphics into other applications like iMovie. The main advantage of Motion, as to the Adobe After Effects - ease of use.
However, the interface to Motion changed dramatically with the 5. Release Date: October 27, 2016 Version: 5. What is cool is Mark shows how he uses the interface, giving away some of his secret and favorite shortcuts. Thanks to fast ProRes decoding, you can preview your projects in real time as you work. Match moving and point tracking - Motion lets you quickly create a motion path that tracks a moving object in a video clip. You get the same exceptional results for blurs, scales, and lighting effects as you would from high-end compositing software. High-quality rendering - The high-quality rendering in Motion makes it possible to compute realistic effects with extraordinary precision using floating-point, linear-light color space calculations.
You can also apply any of the more than 200 Text Sequence behavior presets for instant effects. I have bought a bunch of other courses and it has made a huge difference in being able to enjoy using Motion and not letting the software get in the way of creativity. Set up point lights and spot lights to cast a shadow, then select the objects that will receive the shadow. Motion - the perfect complement to Final Cut Pro. Or you can design your own brushes using color gradients or QuickTime files, and create pressure-sensitive brushstrokes that paint gradient colors or particle dabs. Stunning Effects Behaviors library - Quickly build eye-catching animations with any combination of more than 230 behaviors included in Motion. It is the perfect complement to Final Cut Pro.
I feel there are places that following along and building my own project were — easy — but I rushed a spot and messed up a parameter along the way. This session continues our 6-part series on using the 5. I am 70 years old and have used fcp and Motion from the beginning. I bought the course because I was curious and after the first video I bought another 4 courses. The main advantage of Motion, as to the Adobe After Effects - ease of use.
We just purchased Motion for all our students and this training is really helping me become proficient very quickly! Thanks Mark, Steve and all the guys and girls of Ripple Training for your courses. New Smart Motion Templates allow you to instantly adjust the graphic elements in the process of editing. It is closely integrated with the package Apple Final Cut Pro X and Apple Compressor. To check the details of your text, jump to any location in the scroll by clicking the preview. You can combine behaviors for more complex motion effects. SmoothCam and image stabilization - SmoothCam eliminates camera jitters and bumps while retaining standard camera moves such as pans, tilts, and zooms. It has been awhile since I needed to create some animated content.
The Scroll behavior optimizes the speed based on whether you need progressive or interlaced outputs. You are given four attempts to download the file. You can import and export images of any size without scaling or cropping. I can also highly recommend their other courses. Vector-based characters scale, skew, and rotate with pristine sharpness. Powerful Design Tools Real-time design engine - The interactivity built into every aspect of Motion lets you make adjustments during live playback and instantly see results.