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Opening an Anamorphic DV Project in Motion

Sometimes the presets for project formats in Motion do not include one for Anamorphic DV (16:9) .If there is not an option for an Anamorphic DV project when opening Motion, you need to choose the custom setting.

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Under Pixel Aspect Ratio, select NTSC D1/DV Anamorphic, and then OK. Also consider setting your field order to none, which will reduce he fuzzy edges in on your graphics.

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When your project opens if it does not look 16:9, you will need to open the view menu, and select correct for aspect ratio.

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To create a preset for NTSC D1/DV Anamorphic simply go to the Motion/Preferences, and select presets. Clicking the + button will bring up a window that will allow you to create a new project preset. Simply edit the information and click OK. The next time you open Motion your new preset will be available to you.

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