Motion 5 - Bulge

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Distorts an image as if pushed outward by something pushing it from behind.

This filter causes rasterization in 3D groups. For more information on rasterization, see

About Rasterization


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Bulge applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the position of the center of the bulge. Drag the Center onscreen control

to adjust its value in the Canvas.


Sets the amount of the bulge.


Sets the direction and scale of the bulge. Lower values make the image appear to

bulge inwards; higher values make the image appear to bulge outwards.


Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the distorted 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



Chapter 19

Using Filters

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HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following controls: Amount and Scale.