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Red Giant Trapcode Suite v15

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The industry-standard package for motion graphics in After Effects.

Trapcode Suite brings the power of 3D particle systems right into After Effects. Use particle emitters to create fire, water, smoke, snow and other organic visual effects, or create technological marvels and user interfaces with immortal particle grids and 3D forms. Combine multiple particle systems into one unified 3D space for visually stunning results. With GPU acceleration, Trapcode plugins help you get beautiful results fast.


Highlights

 

Physics & Fluids

For the first time ever, run realistic fluid simulations using the new Dynamic Fluids™ physics engine, or emulate particles moving through the air and bouncing off surfaces.

3D Objects & Surfaces

Create flowing surfaces, mountainous terrains, endless tunnels, and abstract shapes. Use paths and motion to generate beautifully complex geometric shapes, ribbons and extrusions. Whether you are creating motion graphics or visual effects, the possibilities are endless.

Lights and Glimmers

Bring light and life into your motion design. Simulate organic, 3D-camera aware volumetric lighting. Use masks and paths to add light streaks that can bring your logos and text to life and add starry glimmers to accent the highlights in your work.

Sound and Motion

Use audio to generate keyframes that drive animation and effects. Scale, rotate and move to the beat, or use drum hits to create particle effects. Duplicate and offset layers and their motion with ease. Trapcode Suite gives you the power to automate complex animation easily.

Tools

Red Giant Trapcode Suite is a set of 11 tools for 3D motion graphics and visual effects.

Trapcode Particular 4 (NEW)

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

  • 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 4 (NEW)

Create 3D particle grids and objects in After Effects

  • 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 Mir 3 (NEW)

Create 3D terrains, objects 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
  • OBJ geometry now works as Base Geometry
  • New texture options including UV mapping for OBJ and Camera Projection

 

Trapcode Tao 1.2

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 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 1.4

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

Supported OS:​

  • Mac OS X 10.10 and later
  • Windows 7, 8, 10 64-­bit versions

Hosts:​

  • Adobe After Effects: CC (2019), CC (2018), CC (2017), CC (2015.3), CC (2015), CC (2014)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro: CC (2019), 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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What's new in Trapcode Suite 15?

TRAPCODE PARTICULAR 4

  • FLUID DYNAMICS - Create dynamic, swirling effects with new physics options that allows particles to behave as if they are moving through real fluids. Choose from customizable fluidic behaviors.
  • DESIGNER - Creating particle effects is easier than ever before, in the updated Designer. Add adjustable blocks with preset behaviors and styles for emitters, particles, physics and aux particles. Or add complete, customizable particle effects with a single click.
  • 335 + PRESETS - Hit the ground running with over 335 fully-customizable Designer presets. Particular 4 includes over 35 new presets that show off powerful features like fluid dynamics and more. Explore the library to find beautifully designed effects for creating fluids, fire, spaceflight, fireworks, muzzle flashes, explosions, smoke and more. Save your own presets, and share them across your facility.

TRAPCODE FORM 4

  • FLUID DYNAMICS - Create dynamic, swirling effects with new physics options that allows particles to behave as if they are moving through real fluids. Choose from 4 customizable fluidic behaviors.
  • DESIGNER - Creating particle grids is easier than ever before in the new Designer. Add adjustable blocks with preset settings and styles for forms, particles and more. Or add complete, customizable particle effects with a single click.The designer gives instant visual feedback, making the building and previewing of effects an intuitive and creative experience.
  • 150+ PRESETS - Hit the ground running with over 150 fully-customizable Designer presets. Form 4 includes over 20 new Designer presets that show off the new fluid features. Explore the library to find beautifully designed effects for creating fluid animations, backgrounds, motion design elements and more. Save your own presets, and share them across your facility.

TRAPCODE MIR 3

  • 3D MODELS - Bring your motion graphics into a new dimension by using 3D models as Mir objects. Choose from Mir’s library of over 60 OBJs, or easily load your own models using the new OBJ Loading Panel. 3D Models can be deformed and repeated like any other Mir surface.
  • SURFACE PRESETS - Mir’s new surface presets make it fast and easy to set up the materials, shaders and textures for different surface styles. Every preset is fully-customizable. Includes setups for Smooth Surface, Faceted Surface, Wireframe, Chrome, Cartoon and much more.

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.1.4 -  15 October 2018

  • Adds support for Adobe CC 2019

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.1.3 -  24 September 2018

  • Mojave compatibility

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.1.2 -  Released 18 June 2018

  • Resolved an installation issue

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.1.1? Released May 10, 2018

Particular 3.1.1

  • Resolves some minor GPU rendering disparities between CPU/GPU
  • Improves the user experience of adding/removing points in the Curves graph.

  • Minor stability and performance improvements.


Form 3.1.1

  • Resolves some minor GPU rendering disparities between CPU/GPU/GPU
  • Improves the user experience of adding/removing points in the Curves graph.

  • Minor stability and performance improvements.


3D Stroke 2.7.1

  • Improves the user experience of adding/removing points in the Curves graph.

  • Fixes minor rendering issues with feathering and motion blur.


Tao 1.2.3

  • Fixed rendering issue when Depth of Field was enabled.


Mir 2.2.1

  • Fixed rendering issue when Depth of Field was enabled.


What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.1?

TRAPCODE PARTICULAR 3.1

  • GPU-Accelerated - up to 4X faster
  • 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)

TRAPCODE FORM 3.1

  • GPU-Accelerated - up to 2X faster
  • Updated Designer for building effects visually
  • Multiple particle systems (Forms) in the same 3D Space
  • Expanded library of over 60 3D Objects/Models
  • 270 New Sprites and Polygons
  • Powerful parameter graphing keyframeable system
  • Over 130 Presets for fast motion graphics creation

TRAPCODE TAO 1.2

  • 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.

TRAPCODE MIR 2.2

  • New Material and Shading Options
  • Depth of Field

TRAPCODE 3D Stroke 2.7

  • Color Mapping for the 3D stroked path
  • Thickness Curve to control thickness over the path
  • Individual X/Y/Z scale controls for the Repeater

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14.0.4?

PARTICULAR 3.0.3

  • 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 an “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?

PARTICULAR 3.0.2

New Features

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

Bug Fixes

  • 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

TRAPCODE FORM 3.0.2

New Features

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

Bug fixes

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


MIR 2.1.2

Bug Fixes

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

What's new in Trapcode Suite 14?

TRAPCODE PARTICULAR 3.0

  • 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)

TRAPCODE FORM 3.0

  • 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

TRAPCODE TAO 1.2

  • 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.

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