Boris Gives Away Fire Filter for AE
FX, a developer of plugins for effects and editing software on the
Macintosh, is offering its Fire filter free of charge through June
30. One of the Continuum Natural Filters, Fire is a procedural fire
creation filter with smoke and alpha detection.
It works with Adobe After Effects 4.0 and later.
Continuum 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
- New Z space
filter creates multi-layered composites in true 3D space. Z Space
allows users to animate and intersect layers.
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
- 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
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.
entire 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.
Boris Fire filter for Adobe
After Effects is available free through June 30.