Freebies Round Up: Top 10 Freebies Posts of 2020!
Here are the Top 10 most popular, fan-favorite freebies from 2020 at Toolfarm. We posted a lot of freebies over the last 365 days! In fact, there were about 113 freebie posts in 2020. In case you missed any of them, you can view our Freebies news feed here.
Below, there are the Top 10 Freebies posts of 2020. Just like Casey Kasem, we’re counting them down.
It’s worth mentioning that we posted our Top 10 Tutorial Posts of 2020 last week.
10 Quick Chromatic Aberration for After Effects | Plugin Everything
Plugin Everything has a nice little plug-in that quickly creates Chromatic Abberation (RGB separation) that can make pixel perfect computer graphics feel more like it was shot with a lens.
If you like this freebie, check out the full catalog from Plugin Everything.
Read more and Download: Freebie: Quick Chromatic Aberration for After Effects | Plugin Everything
9 Freebie: ZBrush: 35 Seam Brushes
This post was from 2017 but still remains popular. Jonas Ronnegard is offering a set of 35 seam/stitch brushes for Pixologic ZBrush, three of which are sci-fi based. Not only that, they are free for commercial use.
Read more and Download: Freebie: ZBrush: 35 Seam Brushes
The All-In-One Digital Sculpting Solution Designed for the Pursuit of Art
Pixologic ZBrush sets the industry standard for digital sculpting/painting. Use customizable brushes to shape, texture, paint virtual clay.
8 Free: Animation Composer 2 from Mister Horse Workflow Tools for After Effects
This is another that has been popular for a couple of years. “Get 3 hours of work done in 3 minutes.” with Animation Composer 2 for After Effects from Mister Horse! Download for free now! The link is below the video, but if you like it, check out the full Mister Horse catalog.
Read more and Download: Free: Animation Composer 2 from Mister Horse Workflow Tools for After Effects
7 Free: Free 3D Characters – Fully Rigged!
Download some 3D character rigs and have some fun with animating this weekend! Download humans, a dinosaur-bird, and more!
Read more and Download: Free: Free 3D Characters – Fully Rigged!
6 Freebie: Cinema 4D and Octane Render Materials Pack
Image credit: Vladislav Solovjov
From 2018, this free pack of materials has several types of metals, complete with scratches and rust, plus plastic and leather. Created by freelance art director Vladislav Solovjov.
These materials are great for a wide variety of 3D projects.
Read more and Download: Freebie: Cinema 4D and Octane Render Materials Pack
5 Freebie: Substance Painter – 2 Packs of Free Materials
Artist Karim Abou Shousha is offering 2 packs of Free Materials for Substance Painter. These packs are filled with wood, metal, glass, brick, and more.
Read more and Download: Freebie: Substance Painter – 2 Packs of Free Materials
4 10 Free Cinema 4D Tools
Some of these are older tools and may not work with current versions of R23, but many will work in R21 and R22. We’ll make note of compatibility where we can, however, the list hasn’t been updated since late 2019. In other words, keep that in mind when downloading! These are listed in no particular order.
This is a great list of freebies, including Colorise, CV-Dynamic Connector, Horope, Cactus Dan’s CD Tools, Insydium Plug-in Bridge, Alpha Pixel Drop to Floor, Hot4D Ocean Generator, Motion Drop, Reeper, and Net Creator.
Read more and Download: 10 Free Cinema 4D Tools
3 Freebie: Free LUTs for FCPX, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and Others
This page has been recently updated in November 2020. It explains what a LUT is, with an adorable cat video. Then, learn how to use LUTs. Of course, there are lots of links to download LUTs.
Read more and Download: Freebie: Free LUTs for FCPX, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and Others
2 Freebie: DaVinci Resolve Title Template
We’re getting so close to the top spot! Motion Array has created a really cool title template for DaVinci Resolve called Shine Titles to give your text that glamourous backlit glow. Best of all, it’s free!
Read more and Download: Freebie: DaVinci Resolve Title Template
Finally, we’re to the top spot!
1 10 Free: Video Copilot After Effects Plug-ins & More
Video Copilot has released many cool, fun, and handy free plug-ins over the years. These tools are made for creating motion design and visual effects in After Effects. Here are 10 that have been released over the years and they’re completely free! Below, they are in no particular order. They’ve also been updated for macOS X 10.15 Catalina support. As far as we know, they have not been updated for Big Sur.
If you like the freebies, be sure to check out all of the great tools from Video Copilot!
Note: To download some of these freebies, you must be logged in to Toolfarm’s Dashboard.
Read more and Download: 10 Free: Video Copilot After Effects Plug-ins & More
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