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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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A brief tour of the Library tab

Motion's Library is very similar to Final Cut Pro's Media Browser. Unlike the File Browser where we import material from outside of Motion, the Library contains filters, behaviors, generators, content, and presets available within Motion. It also gives us a gateway to a few external application libraries, such as iTunes and iPhoto. In this recipe, we'll have an overview of the Library tab.

A brief tour of the Library tab

How to do it...

  1. Launch Motion. Set the Preset to Broadcast HD 720p, Frame Rate to NTSC-DV, 29.97, and Duration to 10 seconds. Press OK.
  2. Click on the Library tab located on the left-hand side of the interface. Take a second to look ...

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