Current Version 5.0.1
Author Apple
Price $50.00
File Size 1.16493363E9 MB

Designed for video editors, Motion 5 lets you customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects. Or create your own dazzling animations in 2D or 3D space, with real-time feedback as you work.

Breakthrough Speed and Quality

• New 64-bit architecture supports deeper, multilayered effects for use in Final Cut Pro.

• ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.

• Shared Render Engine provides consistent quality with Final Cut Pro and Compressor.

• Rendering uses floating-point, linear-light color space for exceptionally realistic results.

• Motion taps the GPU on the graphics card for high-speed rendering and exporting.

Editor-Friendly Design Tools

• Work fast using a single-window interface with a familiar look and feel.

• Customize Final Cut Pro titles, effects, and transitions by opening them in Motion.

• Create Smart Motion Templates with simple controls for making changes as you edit.

• Build stunning 2D and 3D compositions with more than 1900 Apple-designed elements.

• Make adjustments to any parameter during playback and instantly see results.

Easy Animated Text and Titles

• Design dramatic text effects with complete control over position, opacity, rotation, and more.

• Animate text instantly by choosing from more than 200 text behaviors such as Type On.

• Build a credit roll by importing a text file; the Scroll behavior optimizes the speed for you.

• Move, scale, or rotate a single character with the Adjust Glyph tool.

• Ripple text one character, word, or line at a time with the Sequence Text behavior.

Stunning Effects

• Choose from more than 230 behaviors for natural-looking motion without programming.

• Enhance your 2D or 3D animations with more than 130 filters using the FxPlug 2 standard.

• Track a moving object in a video clip with the point tracking and match move feature.

• Create an accurate chroma key in a single step with the new Keying filter.

• Apply the Linking behavior to make parameters for one object animate related objects.

• Use SmoothCam to eliminate camera jitters, and image stabilization to smooth bumpy shots.

Effortless 3D

• Transition from 2D to 3D space by adding a camera or cameras to any 2D project.

• Set up realistic shadows that animate dynamically with the movement of cameras and lights.

• Turn any shape, video plane, or paint stroke into a reflective surface.

• Highlight or de-emphasize various objects by defining a range of focus.

• Track objects or groups of objects with the Camera Framing behavior.

Quick, High-Quality Output

• Export projects to Apple devices and popular websites such as Vimeo and YouTube.

• Choose to output the ProRes 4444 format for uncompressed quality at small file sizes.

System Requirements: 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), OpenCL-capable graphics card or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later, 256MB of VRAM, display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, 2GB of disk space.

Some features require Internet access; fees may apply. Blu-ray recorder required for burning Blu-ray discs.


  • Parameter rigs a boon to control and Final Cut collaboration alike
  • Fantastic, easy chroma key
  • Real-time visual tweaking fun and fast as ever
  • New, faster, more modern architecture
  • Incredibly low price


  • Final Cut Pro X integration is limited to exporting templates
  • No native EPS import
  • No stereoscopic 3D support
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