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Boris FX Fire
Based on this filter and previous triumphs from the team at Boris FXlike
Graffiti, Boris AE, Boris Red and the eponymous Boris FXContinuum promises
to be one of the most vital effects packages for After Effects. Boris Fire is
an absolute must download for any AE user. Even if you don't plan to buy the total
package, don't miss your chance to get this filter from http://www.borisfx.com.
Boris Continuum, of
which Boris Fire is a component, is a collection of 23 compositing and effects
filters that include natural effects processing, 2D Compositing, 3D Composting
and Time manipulation. The Continuum package includes the following features:
- New Z space filter creates
multi-layered composites in true 3D space. Z Space allows users to animate and
- Increased speed and functionality
with expanded stock filters. Continuum expands stock filters by adding unique
functionality and improved speed. Filters like Advanced Composite now include
new Apply Modes and Velocity Remapper, which can create smooth animations of the
frame rate and accelerate frame blending. Blending frames is now up to two to
three times faster than other velocity filters, according to Boris.
- Natural Effects. New natural
effects include Snow, Rain, Star fields, Comet and Fire, which can be formed into
the shape of an alpha channel. Also developed for Boris Continuum is a complete
state-of-the-art particle generator.
- Advanced 3D text. Reflection
maps are included for making metallic or glassy-looking text, complete with kerning,
leading and multi-line support.
- Time dimension filters.
New filters allow for reordering, sequencing frames, and creating motion changes
or temporal blurs.
package will be available July 25 for $395. There will also be a version available
for After Effects 3.x for $199. To
download the Fire filter, go to the Boris FX Web site at http://www.borisfx.com.
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