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v2021 Sapphire Upgrade and Support Plan

Sapphire Upgrade and Support Plan
   
Sapphire Upgrade and Support Plan

Sapphire is the must-have, most-requested, unsurpassed choice for visual effects software.

Sapphire plug-ins let you create stunning organic looks unmatched by any host native effect tools. Key features include over 270 effects and 3000+ presets, a powerful Effect and Transition Builder, and integrated tracking and masking with the Academy Award-winning Mocha. Sapphire’s superior image quality, control, and render speed offer massive time-savings — allowing creatives to focus on what matters most, delivering an impact that keeps audiences coming back.

Maximize the value of your Boris FX purchase with the Upgrade and Support Plan

Designed to make upgrading and budgeting for Sapphire, Continuum, Mocha Pro, and Silhouette more convenient, the Upgrade and Support Plan is an annual program that ensures you have access to the latest available features, increased licensing flexibility, and the support you need. Each purchase of a new License or an Upgrade includes the 12-month Upgrade and Support Plan.

Automatic upgrades: Never fall behind on a Sapphire, Continuum, or Mocha Pro release again! Active Upgrade and Support customers are automatically entitled to all upgrades released during their 12-month contract which begins from the date of purchase.

Full Phone and Email Support: Upgrade and Support customers have unlimited access to phone and email support during business hours.

Floating licenses: Floating licenses are pooled licenses that can be shared across a group of users. Floating licenses are available to customers on the U/S plan for a flat discounted fee of $500. A minimum of 5 floating licenses per facility is required.

Unlimited burn and render licenses: Formerly, $99-$499 per license, render licenses are free to customers under the Upgrade and Support Plan.

Easier Budgeting: The yearly fixed cost allows for clearer planning and budgeting.

Permanent Licenses: All licenses acquired during your Upgrade and Support contract (including upgrades, floating, and render licenses) are permanent and will continue to be functional even if your contract expires.

Please contact sales@toolfarm.com for additional information.

Note: Subscriptions and Units are not part of the Boris FX Upgrade and Support Plan


What’s New in Sapphire 2021.5

  • Support for new After Effects Multi-Frame Rendering pipeline on most Sapphire Effects.
  • Native support for Mac M1 machines in Premiere Beta.
  • Improved Rays and EdgeRays: These effects now have parameters allowing the rays to be blurred before they are combined with the background.
  • Performance Improvements and Bug Fixes in Preset Browser, Sapphire Effect Builder, and Flare Designer.
  • New LensFlares.
  • LensFlare: Improved flare consistency between thumbnails and the Flare Designer.
  • Improved Mocha: Improved Dope Sheet.

What’s New In Sapphire 2021

  • New! Metal GPU-acceleration: The fastest render speeds on Macs
  • New! S_UltraGlow: The world’s best glow just got better
  • New! S_UltraZap: The most electrifying results ever
  • New! LensFlare Designer: More customization = More photorealistic flares
  • New! 45+ presets designed by artists & 10 new lens flares

For full details on Sapphire 2021, visit the Sapphire Annual Subscription or Sapphire Perpetual License product pages.

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

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