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Effects Suite 11
Visual Effects and Motion Graphics tools
Lens Flares & Glows
Effects Suite includes Knoll Light Factory, a powerful plugin for building 3D camera-aware lens flares. Created by Industrial Light & Magic’s John Knoll, and packed with over a hundred lens flare presets to get you started, every shot can look like hollywood magic.
Effects Suite gives you the ability to generate stunning visual effects. Create realistic CGI water, stylized fire, unique glows and much more. With the addition of compositing tools for cleaning up a key, as well as plugins for adding shadows and reflections to your elements, you're ready to take on your next VFX shot.
Give your video the look of holographic projections, computer screens and old TV. Or add a stylized cartoon, comic, or painted look to your footage.
Text & Motion Graphics
Save a ton of time when working with text and motion graphics. Easily move text in grids, lines, spirals or other paths, and create animated backgrounds and patterns from different shapes and lines. Arrange layers in 3D space in different geometric shapes, grids and arrays.
Red Giant Effects Suite is a set of 9
tools that have served the visual effects community for years,
delivering the creative freedom to produce professional effects.
Effects Knoll Light Factory
Get 3D Lens Flares for Motion Graphics and VFX with
Knoll Light Factory from Effects Suite. The plugin was
created by Industrial Light & Magic’s John Knoll and has
over 100 fully customizable presets. Knoll Light Factory
is After Effects camera-aware and flares can be linked
to lights in 3D space.
Effects Composite Wizard
Cleanup tools for keyed footage and more with Composite
Wizard from Effects Suite. Get the simplest complement for
your keying solutions with superior edge control which
integrates your subject with your scene. With Composite
Wizard you can remove unwanted artifacts, then use light and
color tools to finish your composite.
Give video the look of a cartoon, comic book or
painting with ToonIt from Effects Suite. ToonIt has
more than 40 presets that add interest to ordinary
images and create believable cartoon effects. Toonit
is powered by Toonamation.
With Holomatrix II, you can create sci-fi holograms,
digital distortion, bad reception and enhancement
for UI and HUD elements. Holomatrix lets you
recreate holographic looks for your footage, logos
or motion graphic elements. You can enhance the look
of digital signs, screens, and heads-up displays or
mess up your footage to mimic bad reception.
Create photoreal 3D water surfaces with Psunami from
Effects Suite. Generate 3D ray-traced water with
complete camera control above, at, or under the
water’s surface. Psunami gives you easy animation
options to create a wide variety of water
Effects Image Lounge
Image Lounge is a set of camera tools, fractals, and
distortion effects that give your image a greater impact.
Use filters replicate natural elements like fire, smoke, and
water. With Image Lounge you can add realistic touches using
shadows, displacement, and blur/focus effects.
Warp from Effects Suite lets you create shadows,
reflections, glows, and corner pinning. Corner-pinning is
easy with advanced After Effects integration. Control
perspective, falloff and more for reflections and shadows.
Warp now includes 3 tools for unique glows and glimmers.
Effects Text Anarchy
Text Anarchy is a set of automated animation tools for text
and more. Move text in grids, lines, spirals or other paths.
Get extensive typographic control. Text Anarchy also lets
you create backgrounds and patterns with included Geomancy
Instantly arrange and animate 3D layers in After Effects
with PlaneSpace from Effects Suite. Create cubes, cylinders,
spheroids or complex matrices. With PlaneSpace no keyframes
are needed and you can create an unlimited number of layers.
Effects Suite is made up of several different tools that each have their own compatibility info. Every tool runs on Mac and Windows.