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How to animate Illustrator paths in Apple Motion

Tracy, There is not automated way. You have two options: mask the lines with paint strokes, then animate the paint strokes with the write-on behavior to reveal the lines. Time-consuming if you have...

February 2, 2019 5
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Are you using all the controls available to you in Motion's keyer, like the Matte controls? It takes some time to learn how to use all the advanced controls. You could also consider using the Delta keyer...

January 16, 2019 2
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I’m looking for a plugin for keying in Motion!

Victor, the keyer in Motion is excellent, why aren't you using that?

January 16, 2019 5
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Motion 5 Parallax slide show tutorial

Multiple ways of creating parallax are covered in our Warp Speed Motion 3D tutorial: https://www.rippletraining.com/products/motion/warp-speed-3d-motion-5/ Mark

January 12, 2019 5
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Motion Slow to Open

No it has nothing to do with plugins in FCP X. I would try trashing the Motion app and redownloading from the App Store.

December 27, 2018 5
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Audio Post for Video in Logic Pro X tutorial

Marty, our Scoring for Video with Logic tutorial is new and based on the most recent version.

August 27, 2018 5
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Those are containers, not codecs - I would choose Quicktime MOV but not clear if that's H.264 although I'd guess it is.

August 16, 2018 2
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FCPX 10.4 Wide Gamut HDR (use on non-Log footage?)

What are "5D4 MOVs"? If you are editing and outputting Rec. 709 I see no value in shooting with an HDR setting. Shoot Log or RAW to get the most dynamic range and least compression. Mark

August 15, 2018 5
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Route 66 Theme Template

I would check motionvfx.com to see if they have something that would fit your needs. Mark

August 15, 2018 5
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Whips 2 Push Right/Left Fade Bug

Thanks David I will look into it. Mark

August 13, 2018 5
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Universal Audio

Don I'm not familiar with "UA" plugins, do you have a link?

June 12, 2018 5
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Ripple Tools – cloner issue

Sean, the cloner isn't designed to be used like that. I'd suggest you fix the photo in a photo editing app first, then use it in a drop zone.   Mark

June 6, 2018 5
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Industry standards and Adobes mystical grip on advertising agencies and workflows

I would say yes they are just as capable for many projects but the reality is when it comes to motion graphics, AE is the entrenched weapon of choice in agencies.

June 6, 2018 5
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Client monitor FCPX

For proper monitoring without a lag you usually need a breakout box like ones from Black Magic or AJA.   Mark

June 6, 2018 5
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Optimized Media

You can tell by selecting a clip and looking in the Inspector at the bottom. If it indicates optimized media exists, then it is using it. Mark

June 6, 2018 5
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Down res’ing up res’ed media.

Proxy is one-quarter resolution of your optimized clips so you lose quite a bit of resolution. But you can always switch back to your optimized media before exporting. Mark

June 6, 2018 5
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Agreed, Joe, it's a bit unwieldy to constantly crop and uncrop. Thanks for taking the time to explain your workflow.

June 6, 2018 2
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Multicam Syncing Workflow

Ray, I'm assuming you have just one audio file from your dual system that you need to sync to your video clips - not sure why you'd have more - so I'd sync that one file as part of the multicam clip, then...

June 1, 2018 5
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