Motion 5 - Twirl

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Twirls an image like a fork twisting a plate of spaghetti. The image appears to stretch
from the sides to the center in a spiral. The amount of spiraling is determined by the Twirl


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

About Rasterization


Original image

Twirl filter applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the radius of the twirl. Larger values affect more of the image. Values range

from 0 (none of the image is affected) to 1.00 (largest amount of the image is affected).
Drag the outer circle of the onscreen controls to adjust the amount in the Canvas.


Sets the amount of twist. Drag the handle of the onscreen control to adjust the

Twirl value in the Canvas.


Sets the position of the center of the twirl. 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 twirled 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: Amount and Twirl.


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