Please fix the mask shape tool
If you are going to keep masking under opacity and display it as a shape allow more usability to not have to jump through hoops to scale it. I should be able to easily scale the mask non uniformly as well. This has just been a disaster to do simple mask techniques. I like the power of the new masks put please add in some ease for the simple stuff.
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us here. I'm having a hard time following exactly what features you are referring to. There are two types of masks in PrPro:
(1) Effect masks in the ECP - Click on a media clip (still image or video) go to the Effect Controls Panel (ECP), twirl down opacity, click on the Ellipse, Polygon or Free Shape mask tool, draw a shape in the Program Monitor. These masks can be moved around or rotated as a whole or point by point, but they cannot be scaled.
(2) Shape masks in the EGP - Using a shape or Pen tool, draw a shape in the Program Mon. You now have a Graphic track item containing your shape. Add more shapes, text or a clip layer to the same graphic, then put the shape you want to use at a mask at the top of the layer stack. Make sure that shape is selected, then go down to the bottom of the Essential Graphics Panel (EGP) and click on Mask with Shape. You now have a mask layer made out of a vector shape which can be positioned, rotated and uniformly or non uniformly scaled using the EGP or directly inside the Program Mon.
If you're still having a hard time transforming your mask, could you please attach a screenshot demonstrating what part of the UI you are looking at?
You can scale any shape or shape as mask in the EGP by unlinking the scale lock and then keyframing either the vertical or horizontal scale separately in the Effect Control Panel.
The shape paths themselves can also be keyframed in the ECP by selecting individual vertices in the Program Monitor.
If neither of these things are what you're looking for though, would you mind sending over an example of what you're trying to achieve?
Hope this is helpful,