Optical Flares is a plug-in for designing & animating realistic lens flares in After Effects. Pro Flares Bundle includes Optical Flares, Pro Presets 1 & Pro Presets 2.
Video Copilot Pro Presets for Optical Flares is a collection of 50 detailed high-end flares set up with shimmer animation, edge flare-ups and more.
Video Copilot Pro Presets II for Optical Flares is a new collection of 50 lens flare presets have been inspired by many sources and designed with careful attention to detail. These flares are made up of countless lens objects and allows you to build creative hybrid combinations with flares from your own collection.
These collection offers greater versatility to the 60 built-in presets as well as providing creative ideas and usage of elements
Also, each object can be saved and combined with your other lens flare presets.
Optical Flares Uses:
Light up the Night!
Mac (Intel only*) & PC Compatible
After Effects CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, CC, CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017
*Mac OSX 10.6+ required for OF Version 1.3.3 minimum of CS3
Video Card GPU Support (optional): Optical Flares does not require a special graphics card to render but you can increase render performance with recommended cards.
Recommended Cards (optional):
Nvidia GeForce 7000 Series (Except 7300 on MAC)
Nvidia GeForce 8000 Series
Nvidia GeForce 9000 Series
Nvidia GeForce 200 Series
Nvidia Quadro FX Series
ATI X1300 and above on Windows
ATI HD Series on Mac
NOTE: Other graphics cards may be supported but speed improvements may not be as great. GPU Compatibility may vary on Mac converted Nvidia Cards, since updated drivers are not available from Nvidia.
The Render version of the plugin requires the same license process as the plugin itself but they can use the attached key file if they do not have access to the GUI (typical of AE Render or true nodes with no monitors).