Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the pros and cons of using Motion, part of Final Cut Studio: Round-Tripping.
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How do you decide whether to use Motion or Final Cut Pro for a given…motion graphics task?…Well, Motion is a full- fledged motion graphics program.…But Final Cut Pro does have some motion graphics tools.…So, how do you make this decision?…Well, first, keep in mind that Final Cut Pro is sort of like a general list of programs.…It does a great many things but it's not specialized and that's kind of a rubric…that will help you make all of these decisions.…When you are considering Motion, consider a few things.…
First, if you are really a motion graphic specialist, Motion maybe a good choice for you.…Second, if you need the dedicated tools inside Motion such as 3D space and…particle effects for the effect you are building, then Motion is definitely your choice.…If the real-time features of Motion will help you in your project, then Motion…will also make a good choice.…On the other hand, why would you use Final Cut Pro?…Well, maybe the tools are sufficient in Final Cut Pro to do exactly what you need to do.…
- Using audio from Final Cut Pro in Motion or Soundtrack Pro
- Enhancing motion effects made in Final Cut Pro in Motion
- Working with a multitrack project
- Matching EQ levels with Soundtrack Pro
- Refining Final Cut Pro 3-way corrections in Color
- Preparing the timeline for Color
- Reconforming projects
- Sending a sequence to Compressor for output
- Transcoding for DSLR and other workflows
- Automating compression
- Using the Final Cut Pro to Compressor to DVD Studio Pro workflow
- Making a still menu
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Motion Round Trips
2. Soundtrack Pro Round Trips
3. Color Round Trips
4. Compressor Workflows
5. DVD Studio Pro Workflows
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