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Sapphire Perpetual License v11.0

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Sapphire is the most in demand, unequalled, work-horse plug-in suite for visual effects.

Sapphire 11 is a substantial upgrade and includes the integrating of the powerful, fast, Academy Award-winning Mocha planar tracking engine into Sapphire effects. Sapphire 11 also includes more than 50 new effect and transitions, designed with the Sapphire Builder. Autodesk Flame artists can take advantage of the unique S_Mocha spark plug-in, which allows mocha planar tracking data to be exported for use in other Flame compositing modules. Lastly, Sapphire 11 is lightning fast with new CPU and GPU performance improvements.


Highlights

 

What's new in Sapphire 11

sapphire mocha trackingIntegrated Mocha Tracking and Masking

Sapphire is proud to feature integrated Mocha planar tracking and masking in the legendary suite of VFX plug-ins. Right from within your favorite effect, Sapphire now has the ability to launch Mocha and create and track a mask, utilizing the Academy Award-winning planar tracking technology. Mocha masks can be used to drive effect parameters or isolate a region of interest for the selected visual effect. Power users of Sapphire have long known the secret to creating great effects has always been employing masks to selectively isolate, and now working with that technique is easier than ever. Sapphire 11 with Mocha is currently available for all supported hosts, and featured in Sapphire units as well.

 

 

50+ New Preset Effects and Transitions

Sapphire 11 adds over 50 highly-stylized, multi-effect presets and transitions based on Sapphire’s powerful Builder effect. Easily drag and drop on a project or customize as desired. These highly advanced presets are created by top notch working professional editors and artists who use Sapphire in their day to day work. Anyone who has explored the power of the Effect Builder knows these new presets are like whole new Sapphire effects, so we are excited to include over 50 in Sapphire 11. Watch the video for a quick preview.

 

genarts sapphire mocha in flameExclusive S_Mocha spark included for the Autodesk Flame Family

Sapphire 11 for the Autodesk Flame Family includes an exclusive S_Mocha spark which includes all the current Mocha Pro Flame masking and tracking data exports, including shape data exported to Flame GMask and for tracking/stabilization data to be exported from Mocha directly onto a surface in Action.

 

Overall Performance Increases and Enhanced Effects

With every major release of Sapphire, CPU and GPU benchmarks are heavily scrutinized and every effort is made to increase overall speed and performance. Sapphire 11 also features several classic Sapphire effects and transitions enhancements, all resulting from user feedback. Watch the video of the newly enhanced Swish 3D preset.

 

Features

The Best Lighting Effects

A long kept secret in the Hollywood feature film community, the Sapphire lighting package has been used in countless films, commercials, and television programs. It’s fast, beautiful, and stocked with many smart time-saving features that will leave your images looking beautiful in no time at all. Whether it’s glows, glints, lens flares, light rays, or glares, the Sapphire lighting package lives up to the hype.

Builder

Sapphire’s Effect and Transition Builder gives users the ability to browse and try out Sapphire effects with ease, enabling artists and editors to create their own custom effects and transitions. Builder ships with over 150 presets for creative and correctional purposes, so you can start using it right out of the box. Browse the new presets by effect name, genre, or featured artist. All new effects and transitions made with Builder can be saved as presets and shared across compatible hosts: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and DaVinci Resolve.

 

Gorgeous Presets

There’s nothing harder than starting from a blank slate so Sapphire features over 3000 presets, many crafted by top notch artists and editors. With every release, brand new presets are added so there’s always something fresh to play with.

 

Flexible Pricing and Licensing Options

Sapphire offers a wide variety of convenient licensing options. Whether it’s breaking down the full suite into individually priced Sapphire Units, offering Sapphire subscriptions, or RLM server based “floating licenses”, Sapphire can fit into any budget.

 


Important GenArts Sapphire Pricing Notes

Payment - Yearly payments must be paid in full upon the start of the contract. Customer will receive permanent licenses upon full payment.

Get Current Fee - Existing Sapphire customers on version 8 or lower must pay an additional fee to catch up to the latest version of Sapphire.

Reactivation Fee - There is no penalty for canceling Upgrade and Support, however, failing to renew your yearly contract will result in a prorated fee that would be applied upon rejoining.

Automatic Renewal - Upgrade and Support contracts are set to automatically renew each year. You can opt out by contacting the Toolfarm sales team.

Terms and Conditions - Upgrade and Support Terms and Conditions can be found here (pops)

Rental Licenses - Rental Licenses do not auto-renew.


Must Have Effects

sapphire glowGlow

A favorite of the Hollywood crowd for decades, Sapphire Glow is one of the all-time legendary and most versatile effects. Whether you are looking to slightly alter the mood of a shot or dramatically change the lighting, the silky smooth subtleness of Sapphire Glow will always live up to the hype.

 

 

film effectFilm Effect

Sapphire film effect began as a way to accurately emulate 35mm film for video, but fast-forward to the post production world of today and it’s now used as a multi-faceted color grading tool and plug-in. Packed with tons of amazing presets, editors and artists can quickly achieve dozens of different popular color treatments with Sapphire Film Effect.

 

 

Shake

Shake holds it’s place amongst the most popular Sapphire effects because it’s versatility and ease of use. Whether used to emulate a documentary style hand-held camera shake or the magnitude of an earthquake-like effect, Shake’s deep parameter set allows it to adapt to any situation.

 

 

lens flareLens Flare

Sapphire LensFlare gives you the ability to add photorealistic lens flares from a huge amount of presets or create them from scratch with the Sapphire Flare Designer, our own application for building feature film quality lens flares. Never adjust your F-stops or shine a light into your camera again!

 

vignetteVignette

Vignette is a great example of a classic Sapphire effect. It helps you take a repetitive multi-click task and turn it into one step with increased flexibility and new functionality.

 

 


Create custom effects and transistions with Sapphire Builder

Builder gives you the ability to create your own effects and transitions in a node-based workspace for unprecedented creativity and efficiency, unleashing the full power of the Sapphire effects. In Builder, you have the flexibility to stack and connect Sapphire effects in ways that were not previously possible in Adobe and Avid hosts. All new effects and transitions developed in the workspace are saved as cross-host presets, and are loaded as a single plugin onto a timeline.

Builder allows you to create your own effects and transitions by combining existing Sapphire effects! See S_Effect and S_Transition in action below:

S_Effect

S_Transition

Effects

Adjust

  • ClampChroma
  • TriTone
  • Tint
  • Threshold
  • ShowBadColors
  • Quadtone
  • Monochrome
  • Invert
  • HueSatBright
  • HotSpots
  • Gamma
  • DuoTone
  • ChannelSwitcher

Blur and Sharpen

  • SoftFocus
  • RackDefocus
  • GrainRemove
  • Deband
  • BlurMotion
  • Beauty
  • Median
  • EdgeAwareBlur
  • DefocusPrism
  • BlurMoCurves
  • BlurDirectional
  • BlurChroma
  • BlurChannels
  • Blur

Distort

  • WarpMagnify
  • WarpPolar
  • WarpVortex
  • WarpWaves
  • WarpWaves2
  • WarpFishEye
  • WarpChroma
  • Shake
  • DistortBlur
  • Distort
  • WarpRepeat
  • WarpPuff
  • WarpBubble

Lighting

  • BokehLights
  • Streaks
  • LightLeak
  • ZGlow
  • SpotLight
  • LensFlare
  • GlowRings
  • GlowRainbow
  • Glare
  • GlowEdges
  • GlowDarks
  • GlowAura
  • EdgeRays
  • GlowOrthicon
  • GlowDist
  • Glow
  • GlintRainbow
  • Glint
  • Flashbulbs
  • GlowNoise

Render

  • TestureSpots
  • TextureWeave
  • TextureMoire
  • TextureNeurons
  • TextureNoiseEmboss
  • TextureNoisePaint
  • TexturePlasma
  • Aurora
  • Luna
  • NightSky
  • Zap
  • TextureTiles
  • TextureFlux
  • Grunge
  • Grid
  • GradientMulti
  • TextureMicro
  • TextureFolded
  • TextureChromaSpiral
  • Shape
  • MuzzleFlash

Stylize

  • AutoPaint
  • Bush
  • Kaleido
  • KaleidoPolar
  • KaleidoRadial
  • ZebrafyColor
  • Zebrafy
  • VintageColor3Strip
  • VintageColor2Strip
  • Vignette
  • TileScramble
  • ScanLinesMono
  • PsykoStripes
  • PsykoBlobs
  • PseudoColor
  • Posterize
  • Mosaic
  • JPEGDamage
  • HalfToneRings
  • HalfToneColor
  • HalfTone
  • GrainStatic
  • FlysEyeRect
  • FlysEyeHex
  • FlysEyeCircles
  • FilmDamage
  • Etching
  • EmbossShiny
  • EmbossGlass
  • EmbossDistort
  • Emboss
  • EdgesInDirection
  • EdgeDetectDouble
  • EdgeDetect
  • EdgeColorize
  • DogVision
  • DigitalDamage
  • Diffuse
  • CartoonPaint
  • Cartoon
  • BleachBypass
  • BandPass
  • TVDamage
  • Solarize
  • Sketch
  • ScanLines
  • Grain
  • FilmEffect
  • Crosshatch

Time

  • FeedbackBubble

Transitions

  • WipeWedge
  • WipeWeave
  • WipeTiles
  • WipeStar
  • WipeStripes
  • WipeRings
  • WipeRectangle
  • WipePointalize
  • WipePlasma
  • WipePixelate
  • WipeMoire
  • WipeLine
  • StripSlideTransition
  • FlutterCut
  • FilmRoll
  • CardFlip
  • WipeFourWedges
  • WipeFlux
  • WipeDoubleWedge
  • WipeDots
  • WipeDiffuse
  • WipeClouds
  • WipeClock
  • WipeChecker
  • WipeCells
  • WipeBubble
  • WipeBlobs
  • TVChannelChange
  • SwishPan
  • Swish3D
  • DissolveZap
  • DissolveWaves
  • DissolveVortex
  • DissolveTiles
  • DissolveStatic
  • DissolveSpeckle
  • DissolveShake
  • DissolveRays
  • DissolvePuddle
  • DissolveLuma
  • DissolveLensFlare
  • DissolveGlow
  • DissolveGlintRainbow
  • DissolveGlint
  • DissolveGlare
  • DissolveFlashblulbs
  • DissolveFilm
  • DissolveEdgeRays
  • DissolveDistort
  • DissolveDiffuse
  • DissolveDefocus
  • DissolveBubble
  • DissolveBlur
  • WipeCircle
  • Swish3DBat

Sapphire Works With:

  • Adobe After Effects (Builder compatible)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro (Builder compatible)
  • Avid Media Composer (Builder compatible)
  • Autodesk Flame Family
  • Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (Builder compatible, Mocha tracking available on Resolve Studio only)
  • Blackmagic Fusion
  • The Foundry NUKE
  • Vegas Pro Studio
  • Sony Catalyst
  • Grass Valley Edius
  • Silhouette
  • Baselight
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • Other OFX-compatible hosts

For compatibility with specific versions and operating systems, please see our Sapphire Compatibility Matrix. (pops)

Tech Specifications

  • GPU acceleration available for NVIDIA cards only. The latest NVIDIA CUDA card and driver is recommended.
  • Multiprocessor support
  • 64-bit enabled - expanded memory capabilities
  • Floating point processing - All effects use full floating point processing for improved image quality and full 32-bit HDR support
  • Resolution independent - HD, 2K, Ultra HD, 4K, 8K, etc.
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