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Eric LochstampforMotion 4 Ratty JPEGS
by on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:48:18 pm


Using Motion 4 and have imported several jpegs. The project looks fine when I import it to FCP and in the sequence, but once I render it the quality looks pixelated. Why is it doing this?

The motion project and the FCP sequence are both NTSC SD 4:3.


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Mark SpencerRe: Motion 4 Ratty JPEGS
by on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:01:09 pm

You answered your own question. Your sequence codec is terrible for images. You might try a flavor of ProRes instead. Also, in your Sequence Setting (Command-0), try setting the render quality for Motion projects to best.

Mark Spencer
Freelance Producer/Editor/Motion Graphics Artist
Apple-certified Master Trainer
Author, Motion 4 from Peachpit Press

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