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Motion for Mac

Create and customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects.

$49.99
In English
Version 5.6.3
4.4
Based on 19 user rates

Motion overview

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.

Features:
  • 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 in version 5.6.3

  • Includes stability and performance improvements

Motion for Mac

$49.99
In English
Version 5.6.3
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4.4

(23 Reviews of Motion)

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Alvin-H
Alvin-H
Sep 5 2020
5.4.6
5.0
Sep 5 2020
5.0
Version: 5.4.6
anyone have isues with latest motion 5.4.6? i can't open motion after update
Luhengqi
Luhengqi
Mar 25 2019
5.4.3
5.0
Mar 25 2019
5.0
Version: 5.4.3
Nice jobs.
Shooters
Shooters
Feb 6 2016
5.2.3
5.0
Feb 6 2016
5.0
Version: 5.2.3
Essential add-on for FCPX
dmu
dmu
Oct 31 2013
5.0.7
5.0
Oct 31 2013
5.0
Version: 5.0.7
Since the most recent two reviews are 2005 and 2011, I guess maybe I'll raise my voice. I just attended a class that showed Motion's versatility. I am by no means a professional, but the feature set is deep and the experience is intuitive. Examples were shown to use it outside of traditional video editing as well and the presenter even made animated gifs/cinemagraphs insanely fast and easily on the fly. I don't know how the feature set has grown in comparison to past versions, but it is currently quite amazing and user-friendly. At $50… holy cow, why not? It's easily worth that.
Fulmar2
Fulmar2
Feb 8 2011
4.0.3
4.0
Feb 8 2011
4.0
Version: 4.0.3
I ended up going with the adobe suite (specifically After Effects to take the place of Motion). For some reason, the Adobe interface just makes more sense to me. Most of the features are about the same between the two applications - but I find that there is more "flow" in the Adobe series. In other words, if you learn ONE of the Adobe apps, you can port your knowledge from one app to the other, and have a pretty good chance of it working out for you. On the other hand, moving between the Apple Pro Series is rather difficult, and you need to re-learn for each application. Apple "Color" is a prime example of this. This program seems quite good, but I think that the Adobe suite is just easier (for me at least).
learnit77
learnit77
Apr 20 2024
5.6.3
5.0
Apr 20 2024
5.0
Version: 5.6.3
Alvin-H
Alvin-H
Sep 5 2020
5.0
Sep 5 2020
5.0
Version: null
Luhengqi
Luhengqi
Mar 25 2019
5.0
Mar 25 2019
5.0
Version: null
Shooters
Shooters
Feb 6 2016
5.0
Feb 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
dmu
dmu
Oct 31 2013
5.0
Oct 31 2013
5.0
Version: null
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Sep 23 2013
4.0
Sep 23 2013
4.0
Version: null
SirWayne
SirWayne
Mar 29 2013
4.5
Mar 29 2013
4.5
Version: null
IngeMortier
IngeMortier
Mar 28 2013
5.0
Mar 28 2013
5.0
Version: null
Knopfr
Knopfr
Jan 12 2012
3.0
Jan 12 2012
3.0
Version: null
xXAkumuXx
xXAkumuXx
Nov 17 2011
5.0
Nov 17 2011
5.0
Version: null
Fulmar2
Fulmar2
Feb 8 2011
4.0
Feb 8 2011
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 10 2005
3.3
Nov 10 2005
3.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Feb 13 2005
3.5
Feb 13 2005
3.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 14 2004
4.8
Dec 14 2004
4.8
Version: null
Dbesade84
Dbesade84
Dec 13 2004
4.3
Dec 13 2004
4.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 12 2004
5.0
Dec 12 2004
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 22 2004
3.3
Aug 22 2004
3.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2004
4.5
Apr 22 2004
4.5
Version: null
vincentwei1024
vincentwei1024
Jan 11 2030
5.5.1
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 5.5.1