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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Importing files to the Canvas, Layers tab, and Timeline

Motion 5 gives us several options to bring in the material we want to work with. Some of this material can be from Motion's own library.

For these recipes, we're going to use the File Browser to load in our material. Think of it as a gateway to our system and its files displayed graphically.

Getting ready

If it's your first time to Motion, here's a brief breakdown of the interface:

Getting ready

The Motion workspace can be broken down into the following sections:

  • File Browser, Library, and Inspector: The left-hand side of the Motion interface contains three areas—File Browser, Library, and Inspector. You ...

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