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Version 5 of Genarts Sapphire for AE launched Posted over 9 years ago by N/A - Posted in Plug-ins

NEW Version 5 Sapphire Plug- ins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro

Genarts have launched a new version of Sapphire for After Effects which features: 

  • GPU acceleration for fast render speeds and full interactivity at HD resolutions.
  • Full floating point support for amazing image quality and maximum dynamic range to enable a greater level of creativity.
  • CS5 Compatibility - Sapphire 5 is 64 bit and fully supports Adobe’s new CS5 release.

 
Sapphire 5 AE for the Mac isn't yet GPU accelerated but will be available at a later date to Sapphire 5 AE Mac customers as a free update, when available.

Buy Genarts Sapphire 5 for After Effects now

Sapphire 5 for After Effects includes:

  •     Over 220 must-have effects, each with many options and parameters that can be adjusted and animated for an unlimited range of effects.
  •     The Sapphire 5 upgrade includes 15 new effects such as TVDamage, TVChannelChange, Technicolor and many new transitions.
  •     GPU enabled for lightning fast render speeds. NVidia GeForce 200 or 400 series or Quadro 5800 graphics card required for maximum performance.
  •     Sapphire 5 uses full floating point for all internal processing, improving quality for many effects.
  •     More than 200 total plug-ins for image processing and synthesis.


Host Compatibility:
After Effects: CS3, CS4, CS5
Premiere Pro: CS3, CS4, CS5
Combustion: 2008 and later

More details of Genarts Sapphire 5 for After Effects (& Premiere Pro)

Sapphire 5 for After Effects features significant performance enhancements with GPU acceleration and floating point support, providing far faster render speeds, far greater interactivity and the highest image quality available.

Highlights

  • Most effects are GPU-accelerated to provide performance enhancements of up to 700% from Sapphire v2. NVidia GeForce 200 or 400 series or Quadro 5800 graphics card required for maximum performance.
  • Floating point support for amazing image quality and maximum dynamic range.
  • Adobe CS5 compatible with 64-bit support.


New Effects

  • TVDamage simulates various artifacts of television broadcast and display such as static, ghosting, interference, and more.
  • TVChannelChange performs a transition by simulating a channel change on an old television set.
  • Technicolor2Strip simulates a Technicolor 2-strip film process to give the look of 1930s Technicolor film.
  • Technicolor3Strip simulates a Technicolor 3-strip film process to give the look of 1935-1955 Technicolor film.
  • Swish3D dissolves between two input clips while performing 3D moves on each.
  • WipePlasma transitions between two input clips using a moving plasma texture.
  • WipePointalize wipes by adding random polygon brush shapes from one clip onto another.
  • WipeWeave transitions using a texture resembling woven strands.
  • WipeMoire transitions using a pattern of overlapping concentric rings.
  • DissolveLensFlare transitions between two clips using an animated lens flare.
  • DissolveEdgeRays transitions between two clips while applying beams of light from the image edges.
  • DissolveGlint transitions between two clips while applying a star shaped glint effect.
  • DissolveGlintRainbow transitions between two clips while applying a star shaped glint rainbow effect.
  • DissolveDefocus dissolves between two clips while defocusing/focusing each.
  • DissolveTiles transitions between two input clips by shifting tile shaped sections of each.
  • DissolveDistort interpolates between two clips while distorting each using the other as a lens.


New Features and Parameters:

  • All effects use floating point processing for improved image quality and HDR support.
  • Sapphire can now fully process 32-bit HDR floating point footage with no clamping.
  • GPU acceleration improves performance for many effects.
  • All threshold controls now go beyond 1 to support HDR.
  • Param limits are widened for ShowBadColors to support HDR.
  • Z Defocus and Z Convolve now have Boost Highlights.
  • Glint and Glare have new Blur, Hue Shift, and Invert Matte parameters.
  • Glow has new Show Threshold, Invert Matte, and Combine parameters.
  • LensFlare has a new Glint Rays Lens.

Buy Genarts Sapphire 5 for After Effects now

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