Trapcode Suite v14.0.4

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Red Giant Trapcode Suite is an indispensable collection of 3D motion graphics and visual effects plug-ins for Adobe After Effects. Create everything from compelling backgrounds, to electric light ray effects and dynamic particle effects with the most highly-coveted plug-ins around. Every plug-in is versatile and fully customizable, plus there are oodles of presets to up and running quickly. Try a free demo today!



Trapcode Particular 3 (NEW)

Organic 3D particle effects, complex motion graphics elements and more

  • Get incredibly fast results with GPU Acceleration
  • Build particle effects visually, in the powerful Designer
  • Uses After Effects' 3D camera and lights
  • Use 3D models and sequences as emitters


Trapcode Form 3 (NEW)

Immortal Particle Grids and 3D Objects.

  • Build particle grids visually, in the new Designer
  • Create stunning MoGraph with 3D models and sequences
  • Drive animation with sound
  • Dissolve text and logos


Trapcode Tao 1.2  (Updated)

3D geometries animated along a path

  • Generate Geometric shapes, ribbons and more
  • Create geometries from Masks, Paths, and Motion
  • Works with After Effects’ 3D camera and lights

Trapcode Mir 2.1

3D Surfaces, Terrains and Wireframes in After Effects

  • Flowing surfaces and abstract shapes for motion graphics
  • Shaded surfaces can display as polygons or vertices
  • Works with After Effects’ 3D camera and lights

Trapcode Shine 2

Ultra­fast, 3D light ray effects

  • Volumetric light rays for your text, mograph or footage
  • Simulate clean rays or fractal smokiness with depth
  • After Effects 3D camera-­aware

Trapcode Lux 1.3

After Effects Lights Made Visible

  • Create 3D Volumetric point and spot lights
  • Add Drama and realism to your 3D Comps
  • Fully customizable and Camera­-aware

Trapcode 3D Stroke 2.6

Organic 3D Shapes and Lines from your masks

  • Logos, text and paths take on lives of their own
  • Preset shapes give you starting points
  • Get pinpoint control over shapes, colors, looping and more.

Trapcode Echospace 1.1

Instantly clone and offset animated layers

  • Automate complex, multi­layered 3D animation with ease
  • Control layer instances, without writing expressions
  • Create dynamic 'falling domino' or 'follow-­the­-leader' Animations

Trapcode Starglow 1.7

Stylized glints and glows for motion graphics and text

  • Add Glimmer to your Highlights
  • 49 Presets to get you started
  • Fully customizable and easy to use

Trapcode Soundkeys 1.4

Instant Audio­-driven Motion Graphics in After Effects

  • Visualize your audio for motion graphics
  • Use any audio to drive animation and effects
  • Isolate audio bands for total control

Trapcode Horizon 1.1

Infinite Backgrounds for After Effects 3D

  • 360 degree Backgrounds for AE 3D
  • Use image maps or create a multicolor gradient
  • Fully AE 3D Camera­aware


What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.0.4?


  • The Particular Designer now properly supports Hi-DPI displays (5k and 4k Monitors)
  • OBJ Sequences will now animate in the Particular Designer.
  • “Visualize” Spherical Field is now working as intended.
  • Resolved an error that would display a “itemH Null” error when switching sprites if a custom sprite had been removed from the project.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the final render to not honor Disabling/Soloing multiple systems in the Designer.

FORM 3.0.3

  • The Form Designer now properly supports Hi-DPI displays (5k and 4k Monitors)
  • OBJ Sequences will now animate in the Form Designer.

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.0.3?



  • OBJ Sequences can be added via the Designer or OBJ panel


  • Z position no longer changes when the resolution of the preview changes
  • Layer emitters are no longer is bound to a 3D square shape
  • Obscuration layer and Z-buffer work with GPU in Particular
  • Minor UI fixes



  • OBJ Sequences can be added via the Designer or OBJ panel
  • OBJs can now use layer maps
  • Other UX enhancements


  • Z position no longer changes when the resolution of the preview changes

MIR 2.1.2


  • Customers were reporting an OpenGL error in After Effects CC 2018. This has now been fixed.

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14?


  • GPU-Accelerated
  • Updated Designer for building effects visually
  • Multiple particle systems in the same 3D Space
  • OBJs as Emitters
  • Library of over 60 3D Objects/Models
  • Expanded Library of over 270 Sprites
  • Updated, keyframeable Aux System
  • 175 new presets (Over 300, in total)



  • Designer for building effects visually
  • Expanded library of over 60 3D Objects/Models
  • 270 New Sprites and Polygons
  • Powerful parameter graphing keyframeable system
  • Over 70 Presets for fast motion graphics creation



  • A new depth-of-field tool makes it easy to create camera-realistic blurs for your Tao objects, based on their distance from the After Effects 3D camera.


Supported OS:​

  • Mac OS X 10.10, 10.11, 10.12
  • Windows 7, 8, 10 64-­bit versions


  • Adobe After Effects: CC (2018), CC (2017), CC (2015.3), CC (2015), CC (2014)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro: CC (2018), CC (2017), CC (2015.3), CC (2015), CC (2014)

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

  • Trapcode Shine
  • Trapcode Starglow
  • Trapcode 3D Stroke
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Customer Reviews

The Go-To Bundle

Kept running into instances where individual programs were required for AE files to optimally tweak effects. Got the pack and haven't looked back. Because these programs are so well established, there are plenty of tutorials, organized training, and presets to begin your trek into pro-level effects. Complements any video/graphics tool kit.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Mike Cash
Date: April 23, 2012

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I love this software!

I've been using Particular, Shine and Starglow for years. I love the easy intuitive interface and most of all, the dazzling effects. I just upgraded to the whole suite a few months ago and am looking forward to learning how to use everything. No one should be without this Suite.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Julia Preminger
Date: April 14, 2012

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A must have suite for all motion designers

This suite has set trends and changed the way people design motion graphics. It's incredibly powerfull and easy to work with. It will certainly help you become a better artist and make your work shine! A must have!

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Diogo Valente
Date: April 11, 2012

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Awesome plug-in suite to take your productions to the next level

I had been eyeing Trapcode suite for some time as I saw examples of some of the awesome things you could do with it. Once I got this, my projects dramatically improved and gave it that extra professional look and feel. I would recommend this product to anyone looking to really jump start their video projects.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Brendan Morgan
Date: April 09, 2012

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Trapcode Best Multi faceted plugin for the money

If I had only three plugins to take on deserted island this would be number one my list. What I love about the Trapcode Suite is that they are not a one trick pony. Each is multifaceted, and the only limits with what you can do with them is yourself. Working in After effects i am always going to the plugin set for something. This is a no brainer if you are looking to expand your After Effects plugin set.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Charles Forbes
Date: April 09, 2012

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The super hero of after effects

INdustry Loves it and i am sure you will too

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Sam Verma
Date: April 09, 2012

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Could not live without this!

Picking up the Trapcode Suite was probably the best money I ever spent since investing in the Adobe Creative Suite and becoming a motion graphics designer. The included tools-- especially when used subtly in concert with one another-- add so much value to any AE composition that I hardly know what I'd do without it. Having started just with Particular and cross-graded up to the Suite later on, I really appreciated how consistent each tool's interface is. Particular was quite challenging for me to learn at first, but once I'd conquered it, I was able to leverage Form, Lux, Starglow, Shine, and Horizon almost immediately. These tools are well-loved enough by the motion design community that learning them is a breeze. There are tons of brilliant artists out there-- in addition to Red Giant's and Trapcode's own support crews-- who know this stuff intimately and are great resources to help a new user get started. The Trapcode Suite is a necessary part of the After Effects user's toolkit, and Toolfarm's the best place to find it, hands down.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Jared Flynn
Date: April 09, 2012

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