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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Publishing a Motion 5 generator and its parameters to FCP X

If you've worked with some of the earlier chapters, you'll know that there are several generators available to you in Motion's Library. Some of them aren't available in FCP X. Let's add a generator and its parameters to FCP X by saving our project as a Final Cut Pro generator.

Getting ready

Launch Motion. From the welcome screen, select a Final Cut generator project. Choose a project with a Preset of Broadcast HD 1080, a Frame Rate of 29.97, and a Duration of 10 seconds. Click on Open. Motion's interface launches.

How to do it...

From here we'll add a generator to our Timeline and use the Inspector to choose the parameters we wish to publish.

  1. Press Command + 2 to go to the Library. Navigate ...

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