GenArts Sapphire FxPlug / FCP v7.0 (Mac)

GenArts Sapphire FxPlug / FCP
Sapphire for Final Cut Pro increases your creative options, inspires new looks, and improves production quality

Sapphire is also platform-agnostic and work can be moved easily across artist, studio, or systems, like After Effects, preserving quality and saving valuable time and money. With the wide and deep selection of visual effects and the ease of Sapphire's drag and drop transitions, you can effortlessly blend and mix visual effects to create stunning accents to images and text. Plus, Sapphire visual effect plug-ins for Final Cut Pro also work inside of Apple Motion.

Tutorials

GenArts Sapphire Deband Tutorial for Final Cut Pro

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Deband effect for Final Cut Pro. Deband removes banding artifacts from a clip.

GenArts Sapphire FilmDamage Tutorial for Final Cut Pro

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire FilmDamage effect for Final Cut Pro. FilmDamage simulates film damaged with dust, hair, stains, scratches, defocus, flicker and more.

GenArts Sapphire LensFlare Tutorial for Final Cut Pro

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire LenFlare effect for Final Cut Pro. The LensFlare effect renders a lens flare image over a background clip.

GenArts Sapphire RackDefocusTutorial for Final Cut Pro

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire RackDefocus effect for Final Cut Pro. Rackdefocus defocuses using an iris shape convolution to simulate a real camera defocus.

What’s New in Sapphire 6.1

A brief overview of the enhancements to the preset browser in GenArts Sapphire 6.1.

GenArts Sapphire Zap Tutorial for After Effects

Sapphire Zap creates lightning effects (think Mickey Rourke's whips in Iron Man 2!). Here's a brief tour of the settings you can tweak to get that perfect effect. This tutorial is useful for all Sapphire hosts. 

GenArts Sapphire Shake Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Shake effect for After Effects. Shake simulates camera shaking motions with translation, zooming and/or rotation. This tutorial is useful for all Sapphire hosts. 

GenArts Sapphire Distort Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Distort effect for After Effects. The Distort effect warps the source clip using the gradient of a given lens clip. This tutorial is useful for all Sapphire hosts. 

GenArts Sapphire Blur Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Blur effect for After Effects. There are many kinds of blurs in the Sapphire package including Blur, BlurChroma, BlurChannels, BlurDirectional and BlurMotion. This tutorial is useful for all Sapphire hosts. 

GenArts Sapphire FlysEye Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire FlysEye effect for After Effects. Sapphire FlysEye breaks an image into tiles to create a fly's eye view effect. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire. 

GenArts Sapphire Glow Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Glow effect for After Effects. Glow generates a natural, organic light source that illuminates the brightest parts of an image. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire Convolve Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Convolve effect for After Effects. Convolve convolves a source image with a given kernel image. This tutorial is useful for all host of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire DropShadow Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire DropShadow effect for After Effects. DropShadow generates an adjustable shadow using the foreground alpha. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire EdgeRays Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire EdgeRays effect with a color matte for After Effects. EdgeRays generates beams of light emitting from the edges of an input clip. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire WarpBubble Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire WarpBubble effect for After Effects. WarpBubble warps using smooth noise to create heat diffusion or under water effects. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire ZGlow Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire ZGlow effect for After Effects. ZGlow glows areas of the source clip with varying widths using depth values from a ZBuffer input. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire Cartoon Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire Cartoon effect for After Effects. Cartoon generates a version of the source clip with a cartoon look. The tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire FilmDamage Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire FilmDamage effect for After Effects. FilmDamage simulates film damaged with dust, hair, stains, scratches, defocus, flicker, etc. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire LensFlare Tutorial for After Effects

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire LenFlare effect for After Effects. The LensFlare effect renders a lens flare image over a background clip. The tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

GenArts Sapphire RackDefocus Tutorial

Video Tutorial of the Sapphire RackDefocus effect for After Effects. Rackdefocus defocuses using an iris shape convolution to simulate a real camera defocus. This tutorial is useful for all hosts of Sapphire.

Reviews

GenArts Sapphire 7 Review

Kevin P McAuliffe reviews the new features and what he likes and doesn’t like about the latest release of GenArts Sapphire.