Motion Data Folder

All files that you open, save, or export using your Shadow app are stored in your data folder.

The location of your Motion data folder varies by platform and is usually stored with your Documents.

Windows

C:\Users\name\Documents\Motion

macOS

/Users/name/Documents/Motion

Linux

/home/name/Documents/Motion

Folder layout

Take

Recording session storage organized by date (YYYY-MM-DD) and in number sequence (NNNN).

Default

Stores your user settings for the Shadow app.

Automatic export

You can always find your takes and auto exported animation clips in your data folder. This is useful when you are ready to load them in a game engine or 3D app.

Pattern

take/{date}/{number}.fbx

Example

take/2021-04-01/0001.fbx