Top 5 for $99 or Less – After Effects Plug-ins
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 After Effects compatible plug-ins for under $100. Ok, so it’s actually 8, as I added a few runner ups. Didn’t think you would mind.
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It generates a beautiful, physically accurate glow. You’ll never want to touch After Effect’s default glow again.
Deep Glow gives you the best looking glow right out of the box, even whilst working in a non-linear color space. It features intuitive compositing controls to assist in refining your glow results. Deep Glow is also GPU accelerated for speed and features handy downsampling and quality controls which can also be leveraged to achieve unique results (grainy or stylized glows).
Compatibility: After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6
A Plug-in for Creating Chaos
Video Copilot Twitch is a plug-in for Adobe After Effects that lets you create stylistic video effects by synchronizing random operators including a blur operator, color operator, light operator, scale operator, slide operator, and a time operator. With these 6 built-in operators you can give your video projects edgy effects that let you “control the chaos!”
Compatibility: After Effects AE 7, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, or CC, including 2022
MSRP: $45.00 Toolfarm Price: $42.75
Vector workflow salvation
Overlord lets you transfer Illustrator elements directly into After Effects without importing files. Text and gradients supported for the first time ever.
An invisible connection system; a mystical portal between Illustrator and After Effects.
Transfer shapes as you need them without importing, converting or redrawing. The vector workflow you imagined between apps created by the same company.
Work with shapes, not files.
Compatibility: After Effects and Illustrator CC2014+
MSRP: $45.00 Toolfarm Price: $42.75
Flow brings an easy interface to After Effects for customizing animation curves, without needing to venture into the aging, confusing graph editor. Gone are the days of slow, heavy expressions, or fighting with speed and influence (what do those even mean?) – just make a curve, hit APPLY and you’re gold!
Flow comes with 25 pre-defined, commonly-used motion curves based on Robert Penner’s Easing Functions. But don’t limit yourself – build your own library and share it with the world, or import custom presets from other animators with the single click of a button
Compatibility: After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015
Your Animation Wingman
The most helpful Extension for motion designers using Adobe After Effects. Power through projects with a tour de force of tools and controls for professional animators.
Massively flexible and customizable — put your projects in motion with your animation wingman!
Compatibility: After Effects CC 2020, 2021, 2022 or later
Increase your render speeds by 3 times on your computer and maximize your CPU cores when rendering across your network. RenderGarden is an absolute must-have script for After Effects users.
Compatibility: After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015 – We officially support back to CC2014. But we have found it works back to CS5 (unsupported).
Animated Heat Distortion FX
Video Copilot Heat Distortion is a plug-in that simulates realistic heat waves and distortion. Features advanced Noise options, wind, and more!
Great for Energy blasts, Jet Turbines, and even the ending shot of the MotionPulse trailer.
Compatibility: After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6, CS5
MSRP: $24.95 Toolfarm Price: $23.70
AutoFill is a revolutionary new plugin for After Effects that fluidly fills the bounds of your layer to save you hours of tedious masking & keyframing.
Compatibility:After Effects 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015.3, CC 2015, CC 2014, CC, CS6
Note: AutoFill is currently not compatible with MFR, please disable MFR for correct results in AE 2022
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Posted by Kim Sternisha