Maxon ships Universe 6.1

Online library of effects for editing and compositing apps gets Box Bokeh, ChromaTown and Sketchify tools, plus new Stretch transition.

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Red Giant ships Universe 3.3

Online library of effects plugins gets new Quantum tool for light trails, plus better layer blending, glow and chromatic aberration.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Red Giant ships Universe 2.2

Library of add-ons for editing and compositing software gets updated VHS and Retrograde effects, plus 11 new, mainly retro-style transitions.

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Mettle ships Mantra VR

Intriguing new After Effects and Premiere Pro plugin enables users to apply 16 stylised procedural effects to 360-degree VR footage.

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Red Giant releases Universe 2.1

Library of add-ons for compositing and editing apps gets six new tools, three for retro title effects.

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

GenArts ships Sapphire 10

Now shipping: Suite of plugins for compositing apps gets three new effects, new presets for Builder.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Boris FX acquires GenArts

Buyout will put the competing Boris Continuum Complete and Sapphire collections of compositing and editorial plugins under a single roof.

Friday, September 9th, 2016

GenArts ships Sapphire 9

Suite of plugins for editing and compositing tools gets four diverse new effects, plus advanced options for building your own.

Friday, October 9th, 2015