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Top 5 for $100 or Less – Photoshop Plug-ins

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Did you know that Toolfarm carries tons of great products for $99 or less?  Get the job done right, without hurting your budget.  Here are the top 5 best selling/most popular Adobe Photoshop compatible plug-ins for under $100.  It’s actually 8, cuz I added a couple of close runner-ups that I thought you might like.

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Boris FX Optics

Lighting Effects, Film Stocks, Color Grades, and More!

Created by Academy Award-winning effects artists, Optics brings Hollywood film quality lighting and lens effects, curated film looks, and realistic particle creation tools to photographers.

174 unique filters and 1000’s of creative imaging presets in 10 categories: Color , Diffusion/Blurs , Film Lab , Grads/Tints , Image , Lens/Distort , Light , Render , Stylize , and new Particle Illusion

Compatibility: Optics is a plugin for Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom CC+ and a standalone application. Available on macOS and Windows.

Annual Subscription: $99.00

Learn More | Purchase Optics



Battle Axe Timelord

Animating the hard way, but way easier

Transfer Photoshop and Animate layers directly into an After Effects comp and simplify frame-based animation, with Timelord.

Use it as a full frame-by-frame pipeline, or the easiest way to add drawn elements to After Effects, or like Overlord for Photoshop.

Based on layer transfer systems made popular in Overlord and AEUX, it is now possible to render timeline layers to disk and automatically import into Ae.

Compatibility: After Effects, Photoshop, Animate CC 2019+

MSRP: $45.00  Toolfarm Price: $42.75

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PQ Grit Kit

Get down & dirty with PQ Grit Kit 2

Embrace the mess with over 160 real, animated textures in PQ Grit Kit. The real, macro-photographed, animated, royalty-free high-resolution textures in PQ Grit Kit are designed for blending in After Effects, Nuke, or even Adobe Premiere.

Use Grit Kit’s animated textures as interesting luma mattes for type, shape layers or anything you want. Add real noise or grunge to footage or get crazy with displacement in Cinema 4D.

Compatibility: Photoshop 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.5, CC 2015

MSRP: $49.99

Learn More | Purchase Grit Kit



Battle Axe Anubis

MP4 compression simplified

Get H.264 video compression from all Adobe video apps quicker than opening Media Encoder with Battle Axe Anubis.

Export and compress quick MP4s from Adobe apps with zero concern for bitrates. Rule the underworld and banish hatred for Media Encoder. Be at rest upon the sacred mountain.

Compatibility: After Effects, Photoshop, Animate, Premiere Pro CC 2019+

MSRP: $20.00 Toolfarm Price: $19.00

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timeinpixels Nobe OmniScope

Nobe OmniScope is loaded with powerful features that make color grading easy

timeinpixels Nobe OmniScopeis a flexible and high-performing set of scopes loaded with powerful features that make color grading easy.

Nobe OmniScope highlights:

  • 14 scope types
  • Blazing Fast Performance
  • 12-bit signal support
  • Highly Versatile and Customizable
  • Built-in OpenColorIO
  • Native StreamDeck support
  • NDI® 5 support
  • Apple Silicon ready (M1 chip)

Compatibility: Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom

Photo Version: MSRP: $99.00 Toolfarm Price: $94.05

Learn More | Purchase Nobe Omniscope



Runner Ups

mockup Pixel Lab MockUp Volume 1: Minimalist Design

10 Stunning Backplates for Professional Designers

The Pixel Lab MockUp Volume 1: Minimalist Design includes 10 super detailed, fully textured and lit scenes to show off your designs. The one click solution makes it super easy to show off your graphic design, web design, app design, photography and much more. There are options for users of Redshift, Octane, Corona Render or Photoshop user. Open the scene, add your design to the devices and hit render.

Compatibility: Every studio has options for Octane C4D, Octane Standalone, Redshift C4D, Corona Render C4D and Photoshop!

MSRP: $99.00 Toolfarm: $94.05

Learn More | Purchase Mockup Vol 1



frischluft lenscareFrischluft Lenscare for Photoshop

Give your footage breathtakingly realistic depth of field and focus effects

Frischluft Lenscare for Photoshop has physically-based algorithms blur pixels based on their depth value, so you can add high-quality camera blurs to your 3D renders in 2D post-processing without the extensive render times you’d experience in your 3D app. If you need to add some spectacular lens work to your image editing workflow, Lenscare’s results are unequaled.

The purpose of Lenscare is to provide realistic camera-like out-of-focus and depth-of-field blurs.

Compatibility: Photoshop CC 2015+ Windows Only

MSRP: $89.00 Toolfarm Price: $84.55

Learn More | Purchase Neat Image



AEJuice Film Noise

Add realistic noise, grain, and dirt to any project

If you’re looking to add some film noise to your video project, then look no further.  AEJuice Film Noise comes with everything you need to create a realistic film noise effect, including pre-rendered film grain and dirt elements. Plus, it’s easy to customize and works with After Effects, Premiere Pro, and any other video editor.

It’s also easy to use – simply drag and drop your footage into the timeline, turn on the blending mode of your choice and you’re ready to go. So regardless of whether you’re a beginner or professional Film Noise will deliver great results.

Compatibility: CS6, CC 2012, CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017, CC 2018, CC 2019, CC 2020, CC 2021, CC 2022 or higher.

MSRP: $69.00  Sale Price: $17.00

Learn More | Purchase Film Noise



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