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Get all the tools from Red Giant at One Low Price with Red Giant Complete

Get Trapcode Suite, Magic Bullet Suite, VFX Suite, coupled with Universe! Now available together as an inexpensive annual subscription from Red Giant.

All Access

Explicitly, Red Giant Complete gives artists full access to the complete set of Red Giant tools.  This includes all four product suites and Universe.

Up-to-Date

Red Giant Complete includes free upgrades. Users will always have the latest editing, motion graphics, and VFX tools, the moment they are updated.

Big Savings

Individuals, students, and teachers will save thousands of dollars. Buying all Red Giant tools would normally cost $3,495. To emphasize, with subscription pricing, it would take over 5 years to pay the same amount for perpetual licenses. And that wouldn’t include upgrade costs.

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Red Giant Complete includes:

Trapcode Suite (reg. $999): The industry’s most essential tools for creating 3D motion graphics and visual effects in Adobe® After Effects®, now with the Dynamic Fluids™ physics engine.

Magic Bullet Suite (reg. $899): Widely used for color correction, finishing and film looks, Magic Bullet Suite gives editors and filmmakers everything needed to make the footage look great. Not to mention, it works right on editing timelines.

Universe (reg. $199/year): Red Giant’s collection of over 80 GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists.

VFX Suite (reg. $999): The all-new suite of keying, tracking, cleanup, and visual effects compositing tools, all right inside Adobe After Effects.

PluralEyes (reg. $299, formerly part of Shooter Suite): Red Giant PluralEyes scrutinizes the soundtrack from your video footage or camera files and matches them up flawlessly, in nothing flat. Instantaneously sync your audio and video footage even if you don’t have clapboards or timecodes. No more tedious syncing by hand!

For more detailed information on individual products, please see the Details Tab.

Red Giant Complete: $599/YEAR

Trapcode Suite

Particle simulations and 3D effects for motion graphics and VFX.

What’s new

Trapcode 17 realizes the long-requested ability to work with Particular and Form in the same 3D space by bringing Form behaviors to Particular. The release also sees upgrades to the Flocking simulation with the addition of On Predator/Prey Contact and Team designations as well as improvements to system organizational capabilities in the Designer. To round it out, Form will also be sporting a number of quality-of-life updates. All Trapcode tools will support Adobe’s multi-frame rendering.

Particular

Create organic 3D particle effects and complex motion graphics elements in After Effects.

  • Motion Graphics: Trapcode Particular is a plugin for After Effects that lets you add particles to your compositions to bring your motion graphics work to life. Use 3D objects for even more beauty and complexity.
  • Visual Effects: Create fire, water, smoke, snow and other organic effects. Combine multiple particle systems into one unified 3D space for visually stunning results.
  • Physics: Particular’s powerful physics engine includes new behaviors, forces and environmental controls. Bring particles to life with flocking/swarming and predator/prey behaviors. Combine bounce and air physics or create beautiful fluid simulations for more realism than ever before.
  • Next Generation: Particular now includes parent/child particle systems where a parent emitter can emit one or more complete child emitters. It’s also easy to set up long emitter chains to create beautifully complex cascading results.
  • Designer: Trapcode Particular gives you the ability to build particle effects visually, with a powerful designer that makes generating effects more creative and intuitive than ever before.
  • Presets: Choose from over 355 Trapcode Particular presets, designed to give you a head start. Every preset is fully-customizable.

Form

Create 3D particle grids and objects in After Effects.

  • Immortal Particle Grids and 3D Objects: Form particles live forever, giving you precise control over their behavior. Combine multiple forms into one unified 3D space for visually stunning results.
  • Audio Driven & Organic Effects: Create a grid of particles that can be used for organic, flowing effects. Use audio to drive particle animation.
  • Fluid Dynamics: For the first time ever, run realistic fluid simulations, with the new Dynamic Fluids™ physics engine, allowing forms to interact and influence each other for stunning results.
  • Designer: Trapcode Form gives you the ability to build particle grids and particle objects visually, with a powerful designer that makes generating effects creative and intuitive.
  • Presets: Choose from over 150 Trapcode Form presets, designed to give you a head start. Every preset is fully-customizable.

Mir

Create 3D terrains, objects and wireframes in After Effects

  • Motion Graphics: Trapcode Mir is a plugin for After Effects that creates flowing surfaces, endless tunnels, terrains and 3D objects for use in your motion graphics.
  • Terrains: Design realistic or alien landscapes using Trapcode Mir’s fractal displacement mapping.
  • 3D Models: For the first time ever, quickly and easily load 3D OBJ models into your After Effects composition. Trapcode Mir makes it simple to texture, light, repeat and deform, your models as part of your scene.
  • Surface Presets: Choose from Mir’s 16 surface presets, designed to give you a head start in setting up the materials, shaders and textures for different surface styles. Every preset is fully-customizable.

3D Stroke

Animated 3D shapes and lines in After Effects and Premiere Pro

  • Logos, Text, and Paths: Trapcode 3D Stroke is a motion graphics artist’s secret weapon for creating animated logos and sophisticated write-on effects. With this plugin for After Effects and Premiere Pro, lines can glow, taper and flow through 3D space, using simple paths, made beautifully complex.
  • Repeater: The real power of Trapcode 3D stroke is in the repeater. Build one path and then use the repeater controls to duplicate and distort the strokes for complex effects.
  • Flexible, Powerful Controls: Get pinpoint control over shapes, colors, looping, motion blur, opacity and more. 3D Stroke now includes controls for thickness over the length of the path and color mapping for even more beautiful and intricate results.
  • Presets: Trapcode 3D Stroke includes 40 preset shapes such as stars, grids, and more to give you starting points for your motion graphics and animation.

Shine

Ultra-fast, 3D light ray effects in After Effects and Premiere Pro

  • Motion Graphics: Trapcode Shine is a plugin for After Effects that brings light and life into your motion graphics and VFX.
  • Natural Light: Give your footage the natural effect of sunshine through clouds, headlights in fog, or underwater light rays.
  • 3D Camera-Aware: Trapcode Shine includes a host of features for creating 3D camera-aware volumetric effects.
  • Presets: Choose from our Trapcode Shine presets, designed to give you a head start. Every preset is fully-customizable.

Starglow

Stylized glints and glows for motion graphics and text in After Effects and Premiere Pro

  • Add Glimmer to Your Highlights: Trapcode Starglow is a plugin for After Effects and Premiere Pro for generating multicolored or monochromatic star-shaped glows that instantly bring life to your motion graphics and footage.
  • Presets: Includes 49 presets, each completely customizable for 8 different directional points, color maps, shimmer, gradients and streak length.

Soundkeys

Instant audio-driven motion graphics in After Effects

  • Create Animation Keyframes From Audio: Trapcode Sound Keys is a plugin for After Effects that analyzes your audio and generates keyframes you can easily link to your layer’s animation properties. Scale, rotate, and move to the beat. Or use audio to drive effects.
  • Integrate Sound With Other Effects: Sound Keys can be used to trigger other visual effects. For example, combine Trapcode Sound Keys with Trapcode Particular to have particles emitted, based on a drumbeat. Isolate a snare drum hit as the trigger, or just let the general volume drive the effect.
  • Visual Interface For Audio Selection: Select parts of an audio track in the visual spectrum and convert them into keyframes, syncing footage with audio using amplitude or frequency ranges.

Tao

Generate 3D geometries along a path in After Effects

  • Geometric Shapes, Ribbons, & More: Trapcode Tao is an After Effects plugin from Red Giant for motion graphics and VFX.
  • Masks, Paths, & Motion: Trapcode Tao is a plugin for After Effects that creates beautiful complex motion graphics with animated extrusions, spheres and N-gons.
  • 3D Camera & Lights: Tao quickly generates procedural 3D geometries using built-in auto paths, mask shapes, and the motion from After Effects 3D lights.
  • Presets: Choose from our Trapcode Tao presets, designed to give you a head start. Every preset is fully-customizable.

Lux

After Effects lights made visible

  • Dramatic Natural 3D Lighting: Trapcode Lux is a plugin for After Effects that creates visible, volumetric sources for all point and spot lights in the scene. The effect is fully AE 3D camera-aware, with control over intensity, falloff and more.

Echospace

Instantly clone and offset animated layers in After Effects

  • Painless Complex Animation: Trapcode Echospace is a plugin for After Effects that lets you quickly clone, animate and offset 3D layers. Create dynamic ‘falling domino’ or ‘follow-the-leader’ style motion graphics in seconds, without writing expressions.

Horizon

Infinite backgrounds for After Effects 3D

  • 3D Backgrounds: Trapcode Horizon is a plugin for After Effects that lets you use 360 degree image maps or create multi-color gradients as an infinite background for your 3D compositions. Horizon is fully AE camera-aware.

Magic Bullet Suite

Color correction, finishing and film looks

Magic Bullet Suite is a complete set of plugins that gives you everything you need to make your footage look great, right on your editing timeline. Balance out your shots with powerful color adjustments. Then, go beyond color correction, with accurate simulations of lens filters and film stocks. And now, with both input and output color handling in Looks, Magic Bullet Suite fits in perfectly anywhere within your high-end color workflow.

What’s New

Magic Bullet Suite 15 incorporates compatibility and optimization for Apple Silicon-powered Macs, as well as support for Multi-Frame Rendering (MFR) in Adobe After Effects. In addition, Cosmo, Mojo, Film, Renoiser now take advantage of Apple’s Metal Graphics API for optimal GPU performance on Mac.

Looks

Cinematic looks and color correction

  • Presets: With the Magic Bullet Looks plugin you can choose from over 100 brand-new Look presets, designed to match your favorite movies and TV shows. While presets are the fastest, simplest way to grade your footage, every one of the over 300 included presets is fully-customizable, and uses professional tools and powerful techniques to make your footage look amazing.
  • Powerful Tools: Alter the presets by adding or removing tools along the toolchain, or just build a look from scratch by combining any of the intuitive and powerful tools.
  • Part of Your Professional Color Workflow: Magic Bullet Looks now works ever better with high-end workflows. Choose from over 30 new camera profiles for input or output using the new Color Handling controls. This means Looks’s 300+ presets work perfectly on both on any footage, and in any workflow.
  • Incredibly Easy, With a UI for Design: The best color correction experience in the industry happens because of a great set of tools and a great way to use them. The Magic Bullet Looks UI makes the process of color grading intuitive and easy.

Denoiser

Fast, easy video noise reduction

  • Remove Noise & Grain From Your Footage: Shooting in low light or at high ISO’s can add a lot of noise to your footage. Magic Bullet Denoiser is a plugin that gets rid of that without removing detail.
  • The Best Denoiser is Now The Fastest: Denoiser III has been rewritten entirely from scratch to give you the best, fastest, and most reliable video denoising experience available.

Colorista

Professional color correction on your timeline

  • Color Comes To You: Magic Bullet Colorista is a plugin that puts streamlined professional color correction tools directly on your editing timeline. No need to leave your host app to grade your footage.
  • Guided Color Correction: Let Colorista guide you, using an industry-tested color correction workflow. In just a few simple steps, this quick and easy shortcut will start you off on the right foot with a perfectly balanced shot that’s ready for a color grade.
  • A Better Adobe Experience: Get true real time color correction with Adobe’s Mercury playback engine. Transform Premiere Pro and After Effects into a professional color grading environment with the Colorista panel. Create multi-layered masked corrections with Adobe’s masking and tracking features. Colorista is tightly integrated with Adobe applications, giving you a seamless color grading experience that goes far beyond the native tools.
  • Pro LUT Workflow: Look up tables are a big part of a colorist’s workflow. Whether they’re camera manufacturer LUTs designed to bring footage into the right color space, or creative LUTs used to transform your footage with the grade from a popular film, Colorista makes it easy to import and work with LUTs. Even better, Colorista can create and output LUTs based on your color work, making it easy to share your grade across projects, people and software that reads LUTs.
  • A New Color Engine Built for HDR: Colorista has always been a great HDR color corrector. We’ve overhauled the render engine with new Highlight and Shadow Region controls, improved 3-way correction, and an all-new Clarity control. A new Highlight Boost control makes it easy to upgrade any video to HDR, while the new Saturation EQ gives you control of color curves with far fewer clicks.

Cosmo

Fast, Simple Cosmetic Cleanup

  • Skin Smoothing & Retouching: Magic Bullet Cosmo is a plugin that gives you the ability to quickly balance skin tones, reducing wrinkles and remove skin blemishes, to make your talent look their best.
  • Precise & Easy: Cosmo’s new Skin Sample tool helps you target the exact skin tone for precision cosmetic cleanup. Intuitive skin color controls make it simple to keep skin looking natural and consistent.
  • Powerful & Fast: Cosmo gives you the best possible results with incredible speed. New skin smoothing technology gives better, more natural results than ever before.

Mojo

A Cinematic Color Grade in Seconds

  • Instant Hollywood Film Looks: Magic Bullet Mojo is a plugin that instantly gives your footage the sophisticated color grade of a Hollywood movie, with film-like contrast and a unified, complementary color palette. It’s all the tricks professional colorists use on big-budget Hollywood movies, in one compact package.
  • Customize: As soon as you apply Mojo, your footage looks better. Pick from one of the 14 built-in presets based on popular movies. Then, with just a few simple sliders, make the look your own, as well as correct exposure and color balance. Mojo plays back in real time, so it never slows you down.
  • Skin Tones: Mojo makes people look great by emphasizing skin tones and pushing other colors toward a complimentary, cooler tone. Dedicated controls for skin color makes it easy to keep your on-camera talent looking their best.
  • Presets: Mojo has 14 brand new, fully-customizable presets designed to match the color styles from different Hollywood movies and TV shows.

Film

The look of real motion picture film

  • Give Your Footage Chemistry: Magic Bullet Film is a plugin that gives your digital footage the look of real film by emulating the entire photochemical process – from the original film negative, to color grading, and finally to the print stock.
  • Real Film: The digital stocks in Magic Bullet Film are based on real film and the real color grading experience of an industry expert.
  • Presets: Magic Bullet Film includes 22 negative stocks and 4 print stocks, giving you 88 possible cinematic combinations.

Renoiser

Cinematic texture and film grain

  • Add Some Noise: Magic Bullet Renoiser is a plugin that breaths life into your digital footage with cinematic texture and grain. Whether you’ve denoised your video, created CGI and motion graphics compositions, or your digital footage is just too clean, Renoiser gives your footage a cinematic feel.
  • Film Grain: Renoiser’s all-new GPU accelerated grain engine gives your footage the genuine texture of film. Unlike other film grain tools out there, Renoiser actually rebuilds your image out of virtual grain rather than just applying a grain layer on top. This produces a result more genuine than anything you’ve seen before, all in real time.
  • Customize: Renoiser is fully-customizable, with detailed control over grain amount, size, and tonal response, with options for color or monochrome grain.
  • Stay Sharp: Renoiser includes an adjustable sharpening algorithm that adapts to your footage, sharpening important details without overcorrecting the elements that don’t need it, such as text or graphics. This combo of grain and sharpening can also be used to keep your footage looking it’s best when your video is compressed by sites like YouTube or Vimeo.

Universe

Video transition and effects plugins for editors and motion graphics artists

What’s New

Universe 5 now takes advantage of Multi-Frame Rendering (MFR) in Adobe After Effects, a must have feature for one of our most used host applications. Multi-Frame Rendering allows After Effects to take advantage of multi-core CPUs by rendering in parallel.

Generators

Universe generators are a fantastic content resource for any video project. They can provide visual filler between your clips, animated backgrounds behind your titles, or even be overlaid atop your videos to create cool effects.

  • Effects: Give your footage authentic retro and modern day looks using tools like VHS, Retrograde Carousel, Glitch, Holomatrix II, and more.
  • Text: Effortlessly create beautiful text treatments right inside your NLE.
  • Transitions: Instantly create seamless transitions between your clips!
  • Utilities: View all our utilities including tools for adding blending modes and camera shake.
  • Dashboard: Working with Universe in Premiere Pro and After Effects has never been easier. The dockable Universe Dashboard brings all of the Universe tools into one place, making it simple to explore and apply the entire library of effects and presets.
  • Presets: Every tool in Universe includes presets to help get you started and give instant professional results.

VFX Suite

Keying, tracking, cleanup, and visual effects compositing, right inside of After Effects. Now includes Bang, a tool for creating fully procedural 3D muzzle flashes!

VFX Suite offers a powerful toolkit for realistic visual effects composites in After Effects. With Supercomp, light and atmospheric effects interact with all of your layers and the elements of a scene in a far more natural way than can be modeled with a simple stack of 2D layers. Lens Distortion Matcher makes it easy to match any camera lens, whether it’s wide angle, fisheye, GoPro or anything else, so your composited elements fit perfectly into your shot. VFX Suite also includes tools for adding shadows and reflections that speed up some of the essential parts of creating a professional composite.

What’s New

VFX Suite 2 introduces Bang, a fully procedural 3D muzzle flash generator with 3D positioning, allowing for the quick and easy addition of muzzle flashes to your footage. Bang gives full creative control over the look of muzzle flashes, including shape, color, decay and duration.

VFX Suite 2 also upgrades the Primatte Keyer to be compatible with Apple Metal GPU acceleration for optimal performance on supported systems.

Supercomp

A toolkit for realistic VFX composites in After Effects

  • Integrated VFX Compositing: Creating complex, seamless composites in After Effects can be a difficult, time-consuming task. With Supercomp, light and atmospheric effects interact with all of your layers and the elements of a scene in a far more natural way than can be modeled with a simple stack of 2D layers. Supercomp enhances the After Effects 2D compositing engine with its own, powerful environment and set of tools, and far less pre-composing than ever before.
  • Powerful Effects, Fast: Work with 17 GPU-accelerated context-aware tools, such as Light Wrap, Volumetric Fog, Optical Glow, and more. Supercomp’s effects are easily applied, with less time needed to get realistic professional composites. Supercomp’s adjustable presets speed up the compositing process by displaying live previews of how they’ll affect your finished composite.
  • Pro Tricks & Techniques: Good compositing requires knowing how to make things look right. With Supercomp, you’ll benefit from decades of our team’s extensive feature film and broadcast experience. Supercomp comes with built-in visual effects tricks and techniques that deliver beautiful, convincing results. Light wraps know they should wrap around every layer — not just one. Heat Blur applied to a fire element gives a realistic blurring and distortion of all layers behind it, without requiring additional effects.
  • Entirely New, Completely Familiar: Supercomp is a companion that works seamlessly with and within After Effects, so you can continue to use the effects and workflows you already know. Use Supercomp for the finishing touches — or choose to base your entire workflow around it. No matter how you use it in your work, you’ll never have to leave the comfort of the familiar After Effects timeline to get it done.

Primatte Keyer

Fast, Automatic Chroma keying

  • Instantly Remove Green Screen: Whether you are using a green screen or blue screen, Primatte Keyer’s Auto Compute Algorithms can often pull a perfect key automatically.
  • Best User Experience & Best Results: Primatte Keyer’s new user interface makes it easy to select your background and foreground, and to separate them out for a great key. Primatte’s cleanup tools help make it look solid without much additional effort.
  • GPU Optimized: Primatte Keyer has always made the keying process faster by just being more intuitive and easier to use than any other keying tool out there. Now, with GPU optimization, you’ll get even more speed, with previews and renders up to 3x faster than in previous versions.

Bang

Customizable, volumetric muzzle flashes for After Effects

  • Customizable 3D Muzzle Flashes: Bang is an After Effects plug-in for creating realistic or stylized 3D gunfire effects. You can easily create the perfect muzzle flash with the intuitive shape controls or choose from numerous presets. Create flashes with star-shaped petals, and even add glow and sparks. Adjust color, brightness, falloff, and interactive light to perfectly match your footage.
  • Easy Alignment: Bang’s 3D particle system renders unique flashes viewable from any angle, taking into account After Effects’ comp cameras. Easily define the position of the barrel, the aim and the direction to or away from camera. Easily adjust the roll and scale of your muzzle flash.
  • Interactive Relighting: Automatically simulate the light from the bright muzzle flashes illuminating your actors and location, removing the need for separate adjustments.
  • Keyframe Triggering: In Bang, each muzzle flash is controlled via keyframe in a single effect track.
  • Muzzle Flash Petals: Some guns have compensators, brakes, or flash hiders. They’re designed to reroute expelled gasses in order to achieve less recoil and muzzle movement. The number of holes in the compensator define the number of muzzle flash petals. With Bang, you can customize the petals to match your weapon.
  • Flash Age: The muzzle flash of a real firearm is captured in a single frame at a random point in the duration of the explosive discharge. Because of this, real flashes captured on camera will have different shapes and appearances depending on when the shutter was open.  With Bang, the user can control the age and age randomization of the flashes, giving them full control over this look.
  • Presets: Bang comes loaded with fully customizable presets to get you started. Browse presets for many well know firearms including: 45 Magnum, Generic 9mm Pistol, Silenced Pistol, M16A1 “Des/Troy”, M4 5-Petal, Generic Assault Rifle, Minigun, Electro, and more.

King Pin Tracker

Fast, accurate planar tracking, right inside of After Effects

  • Planar Tracking on Your AE Timeline: King Pin Tracker is a plug-in that brings the power of a planar tracker directly into Adobe After Effects. It’s an easy to use tool in a familiar environment — no need to step out of AE for great tracking results anymore. King Pin Tracker is incredibly fast and accurate, and can track surfaces in changing lighting, even as they leave the frame.
  • Easy Corner Pinning…: King Pin Tracker makes it simple to replace signs or add rectangular objects into a shot. But what if your object isn’t rectangular, or has an alpha channel? What if there’s nothing to track where you want to place your object? King Pin Tracker has you covered. With powerful To and From pins, and the ability to offset and rotate in planar space, you can pin whatever you want, wherever you want it.
  • …And Much More: Pinning signs and the like is just the beginning. In our work at Red Giant, we’ve used King Pin Tracker for applying digital makeup effects, removing unwanted objects from complex moving shots, prop replacement, and more. With high quality motion blur and a render engine that keeps layers sharp while avoiding moiré, King Pin Tracker makes it easy to composite your tracked objects believably.
  • Simple UI For Complex Work: King Pin Tracker’s interface makes it easy to corner pin and track your footage.

Lens Distortion Matcher

Remove or match distortion from any kind of lens

  • Automatic Undistort: Lens Distortion Matcher makes it incredibly easy to undistort footage from any lens so that you can composite elements into your shot. Even if you don’t know what kind of lens – wide angle, GoPro, fisheye, or whatever – Lens Distortion Matcher can figure it out instantly.
  • Fast Pro Workflow and Results: Most undistort workflows are difficult and often end up with a loss in video quality through the roundtrip. Lens Distortion Matcher works differently, making the process simple, fast, and lossless. By analyzing the lens distortion in your original footage and then applying that lens model to your final comp, you get an undistorted composition to work in, and a final comp that matches the original lens.
  • No More Slip and Slide: Getting a reliable After Effects 3D camera track or 2D track from wide angle footage is challenging if not nearly impossible. Composited elements tend to slip and slide as the camera moves, killing the final effect. But by using Lens Distortion Matcher before you track, you’re able to give After Effects a much more tracking friendly shot, which means reliable tracking results, ready for compositing.
  • Intuitive UI That Makes It Easy: As you identify curved lines that should be straight, Lens Distortion Matcher quickly solves the lens. Just a few clicks and the job is done. Once you’ve undistorted, you can add VFX or work in the undistorted comp to track objects more reliably with tools like King Pin Tracker. Lens Distortion Matcher makes it easy to losslessly reunite your visual effects with your original footage.

Spot Clone Tracker

Fast, simple spot cleanup and object removal with a built in tracker

  • Remove Objects: Spot Clone Tracker makes it easy to remove small objects or blemishes from your footage by cloning in pixels from neighboring areas. Whether you are trying to remove acne, a plug socket, or motion tracking dots, Spot Clone Tracker has you covered. Literally.
  • Rock Solid Tracking: A lightning-fast tracker allows you to easily track your target area on moving footage. The Clone From region can follow along automatically, or be positioned or even tracked separately.
  • Match Lighting & Textures: Cloning can come with all sorts of challenges such as different lighting and textures between your source and target. Spot Clone tracker solves that through 6 different methods for repairing your footage, so that blending and light matching are handled automatically.
  • A Simple UI for Complex Work: Spot Clone Tracker’s user interface makes borrowing pixels from other areas of your shot fast and easy. Define the spot to be cleaned up and the source of the clone using the graphical overlay.

Optical Glow

A blazing fast, drop-dead gorgeous, photo-realistic glow effect for After Effects and Premiere Pro

  • Absolutely Beautiful: Optical Glow is the most beautiful, highest-quality glow ever made for Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro. And while we could explain to you that Optical Glow uses an optically-correct inverse-square falloff, rather than the gaussian approximation used by other glow effects, the bottom line is that it’s easy to use and just looks awesome.
  • Visual Effects: Optical Glow is perfect for professional visual effects work. With built-in gamma management, your glow always looks realistic, whether your footage is video, log, or even linear. Optical Glow offers tons of control, so whether you’re glowing a lightsaber, starship engine, police lights, or the neon signs in a futuristic dystopia, you’ll get the beautiful result you’re aiming for.
  • Motion Graphics: Everybody needs a good glow for their mograph, right? With control for vibrance, color, falloff and much more, Optical Glow will become a major tool in your motion graphics arsenal. But most importantly… Ooh! Shiny!

Chromatic Displacement

Beautiful prismatic displacement effects

  • Prismatic Effects: Chromatic Displacement uses one layer to displace the pixels of another, while smoothly separating out the colors. Unlike the Displacement Map effect in After Effects, Chromatic Displacement uses the displacement image as a height map, which gives you beautiful, organic results.
  • Visual Effects: We designed Chromatic Displacement for creating professional visual effects, such as force fields, heat ripples, light refractions, cloaking effects, and much more. It’s incredibly flexible, giving you control over the strength, color spread, and softening.
  • Motion Graphics: Displacement effects aren’t just for visual effects. Use text to displace an image, or bring on a logo in a new and interesting way. Once you try Chromatic Displacement, you’ll never go back to standard displacement effects again.

Knoll Light Factory

3D lens flares for motion graphics and VFX in After Effects and Premiere Pro

  • Lens Flares from Industrial Light & Magic: Built by ILM’s Chief Creative Officer, John Knoll, Knoll Light Factory creates camera-inspired, photo-realistic lens flares for the visual effects and motion graphics pro.
  • Design With Ease: Our intuitive Lens Editor makes it easy to customize existing flares and create your own from scratch. Use any of the 135 existing tools and sprite images, or add your own elements.
  • Cinematic Presets: Knoll Light Factory comes with over 200 presets designed for film, broadcast and motion graphics. The latest version includes over 90 beautiful new presets inspired by some of the most iconic films of the past few decades.

Shadow

Create complex perspective shadows in After Effects

  • Fast Shadows: Shadow is a plugin for After Effects that makes it super easy to add a perspective shadow in front of or behind a layer, based on its alpha channel, brightness, and more. With options for softness, bend, length, color and many other properties, the Shadow effect goes far beyond the various shadow tools available inside After Effects.
  • Visual Effects: A missing shadow is a sure give away that your composited foreground object wasn’t in the original shot. Shadow gives you a fast way to help sell a professional composite.
  • Motion Graphics: Use Shadow to add depth to your motion graphics. Go for realism, or create stylized looks.

Reflection

  • Create realistic reflections in After Effects
  • Fast Reflections: Reflection is a plugin for After Effects that makes it easy to add a reflection to your layers. With controls for softness, distance fade, length and more, this effect goes far beyond the standard methods for creating reflections.
  • Visual Effects: A missing reflection is a sure give away that your composited foreground object wasn’t in the original shot. Reflection gives you a fast way to help sell a professional composite.
  • Motion Graphics: Use reflection to add life to your motion graphics. Great for use with text and logos.

PluralEyes

Audio/video sync in seconds

  • Fast, Accurate, & Automatic: With a touch of a single button, PluralEyes analyzes the audio from your cameras and audio devices and syncs them up, in seconds. No clapboards or timecode are needed.
  • Sync in Premiere Pro: With the new PluralEyes Premiere Pro Panel, use the power of PluralEyes to sync your files directly inside of Premiere Pro. No need to leave your host application.

 

Compatibility

Red Giant Complete is made up of several different suites, each with its own set of tools and relative compatibility info. Every tool runs on Mac and Windows and is compatible with Adobe After Effects, while some of the tools also work in additional host-applications.

Universe

Host Applications

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 or later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 or later
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.5 or later
  • Apple Motion 5.5 or later
  • Avid Media Composer 8.2 or later*
  • Magix VEGAS Pro 14 or later
  • DaVinci Resolve 14 or later**

*Prism Displacement, Compound Blur, and Picture in Picture are not supported in Avid Media Composer

**This plug-in will not work with any version of DaVinci Resolve from the Mac App Store

Operating System

macOS:

  • macOS X 10.14 and later *
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space

*M1 machines may work via Rosetta, but are not currently natively supported.

Windows:

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space

Additional Requirements

Universe requires a GPU to render. The minimum GPU is an Intel HD 5000 integrated graphics chip.

Trapcode Suite

Supported OS:​

  • macOS X 10.14 and later *
  • Windows 10 64-­bit versions

*M1 machines may work via Rosetta, but are not currently natively supported.

Hosts:​

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and later

IMPORTANT NOTE: ​Not all Trapcode Suite plug­ins support Premiere Pro. The following plug­ins work in both AE and PPro:

  • Trapcode Shine
  • Trapcode Starglow
  • Trapcode 3D Stroke

Magic Bullet Suite

Supported OS :

  • MacOS X 10.14 and later *
  • Windows 10 64-bit

*M1 machines may work via Rosetta, but are not currently natively supported.

Hosts:

  • Adobe CC 2019 and higher
  • Additional Host apps: Varies by product.

Looks

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and later
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.5 and later
  • Apple Motion 5.5 and later
  • Magix VEGAS Pro 14 and later
  • Avid Media Composer 8.2 or later
  • DaVinci Resolve 14 and later**
  • Cinema 4D
  • Unreal Engine

** This plug-in will not work with any version of DaVinci Resolve from the Mac App Store

Hosts: Cosmo, Film, Renoiser, Mojo

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and later
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.5 and later
  • Apple Motion 5.5 and later
  • Magix VEGAS Pro 14 and later
  • Avid Media Composer 8.2 and later
  • DaVinci Resolve 14 and later**

*These plug-ins will not work with any version of DaVinci Resolve from the Mac App Store

Hosts: Denoiser & Colorista

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and later
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.5 and later
  • Apple Motion 5.5 and later

VFX Suite

mac OS:
Mac OS X 10.14 and later *

Windows:
Windows 10 64-bit

VFX Suite is made up of several different tools that each have their own compatibility info.

Hosts: Lens Distortion Matcher, Supercomp, Spot Clone Tracker, Pin Tracker, Reflection

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later

Hosts: Chromatic Displacement, Primatte Keyer, Optical Glow, Knoll Light Factory, Bang

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2019 and later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and later

Plural Eyes

Host Applications

PluralEyes is a standalone application, not a plug-in, so its results work with every video editor. PluralEyes imports video and audio clips, syncs them, and then exports media files that can be used anywhere. In addition, PluralEyes imports and exports timeline sequences for the following video editors:

  • Premiere Pro: CC 2017 and later
  • Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3 and later
  • Magix VEGAS Pro 14 and later
  • DaVinci Resolve 16 and later
  • *PluralEyes Premiere Pro Panel supports CC 2017 and later

Operating Systems

Apple Macintosh

  • Mac OS X 10.11 and later
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 300 MB of Hard Drive space

PC / Windows

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 250 MB of Hard Drive space

Media Supported on OSX

Video File Types

  • MOV
  • MP4
  • MPEG, MPG
  • M2T*
  • M2TS*
  • MTS*
  • MXF**
  • AVI*
  • R3D*

Video Codecs

  • H.264
  • ProRes
  • DV
  • HDV
  • AVCHD*
  • DVCPRO HD**
  • Motion JPEG (MJPEG)*
  • AIC*

Audio File Types

  • AIFF
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • M4A

Media Supported on Windows

Video File Types

  • WMV
  • 3GPP
  • 3GPP2
  • AVI
  • MXF (Codec Dependent)**
  • MP4
  • MOV, QT
  • M2T
  • MTS
  • M2TS
  • R3D

Video Codecs

  • AVCHD
  • DV
  • H.264
  • HDV
  • MJPEG
  • ProRes
  • WMV
  • XDCAM*
  • EX/HD/HD422*

Audio File Types

  • AAC
  • AC-3
  • AIFF
  • M4A
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA

* PluralEyes will sync but video preview is not available

** PluralEyes will sync Avid DNxHD MXF files but video preview is not availa

What’s new?

  • Trapcode Suite 17 features the long-requested ability to work with Particular and Form in the same 3D space by bringing Form behaviors to Particular.  The release also sees upgrades to the Flocking simulation with the addition of On Predator/Prey Contact and Team designations as well as improvements to system organizational capabilities in the Designer. To round it out, Form will also be sporting a number of quality-of-life updates. All Trapcode tools will support Adobe’s multi-frame rendering.
  • VFX Suite includes the newly acquired Bang plugin, a fully procedural 3D muzzle flare generator that enables the quick and easy addition of muzzle flashes to your footage. VFX Suite 2 also upgrades the Primatte Keyer to be compatible with Apple Metal GPU acceleration for optimal performance on supported systems.
  • Magic Bullet Suite incorporates compatibility and optimization for Apple Silicon-powered Macs, as well as support for Multi-Frame Rendering (MFR) in Adobe After Effects. In addition, Cosmo, Mojo, Film, Renoiser now take advantage of Apple’s Metal Graphics API for optimal GPU performance on Mac.  *Denoiser has not been updated in this release.
  • Universe 5 now supports Multi-Frame Rendering (MFR) in Adobe After Effects, a must have feature for one of our most used host applications. Multi-Frame Rendering allows After Effects to take advantage of multi-core CPUs by rendering in parallel.

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