Motion 5 - Zoom Blur

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Zoom Blur

Creates a blur that simulates a fast camera zoom-in to a point. This filter causes rasterization
in 3D groups. For more information on rasterization, see

About Rasterization


Original image

Zoom Blur applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the type of blur operation. This pop-up menu has two options:

Variable: The blur increases toward the edges of the image. This option is faster when

using high blur values.

Uniform: The blur is consistent from the center of the image outward.


Sets the radius of the blur. Drag the small circle (above the Center onscreen

control) to adjust the amount of the blur in the Canvas.


Sets the quantity and direction of the swirl. Positive and negative values affect the

direction of the swirl.


Sets the position of the center of the blur. Drag the Center onscreen control to

adjust its value in the Canvas.


Sets whether the object is cropped at its original boundaries.


Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the blurred image.

Publish OSC:

Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more

information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see

Creating Templates for

Final Cut Pro X


HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following controls: Look, Amount, and Swirl.