Motion 5: Motion Tracking [Video]

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[This is an excerpt from a recent PowerUP webinar: Create Cool Effects in Motion 5 which you can download from our store. You can also access all our webinars by becoming a subscriber.]

This article illustrates how to motion track a graphic, in this case text, in Motion 5. (For those that would like to see this in an article, read this.) The process of motion tracking is to move a foreground object based upon how an element in a background clip is moving.

In this video tutorial, I show how to create a simple motion track, where the movement of text matches the movement of the background. Here, we are creating a track that moves both horizontally and vertically. And our star is a big horn sheep.

TRT: 4:54 — QuickTime HD movie

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