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#mochat 79 – Red Giant Universe

On our last #mochat, we were lucky enough to have Harry Frank and Ruth Pierich from Red Giant Software to answer a few questions about Red Giant Universe. A few point brought up during the chat…

  • It’s still in beta, so abuse it and submit bug reports.
  • Everything GPU based.
  • Updates cab be turned around really quickly.
  • No Autodesk support… yet.
  • New plugins can be voted on by premium users.

And the next day, Ruth posted this link for prospective developers of Universe plugins.

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MoChat 007 Transcript & Summary

Last night, we talked all things plugins for After Effects. The official @AdobeAE account participated, as well as Steve Forde. Some 3rd party plugins that got attention of the night were:

  • GM FoldLayers (as well as the Isolate & Zoro scripts)
  • Nucleo Pro
  • ReelSmart Motion Blur
  • Frischluft Lens Care
  • Element 3D
  • Magic Bullet Looks

Bundled plugins weren’t left out either. Some favorites:

  • Curves
  • Turbulent Displace
  • Turbulent Noise
  • 3D Camera Tracker
  • Box Blur

And briefly, we discussed the issues with licensing/installing plug-ins. The general consensus was Red Giant handles this really well, Video Copilot, not so much. I also asked Adobe if they were considering a standard API (or similar) to allow easier handling of serials/licensing right within AE. It sounded like it was a possibility, though I’m sure not for a long time.

And now, the transcript…
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