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The industry standard particle system for After Effects
Particular 2.2 goes way, way beyond the basics, with realistic natural effects, lighting control for shaded particles, 3D camera integration, custom shapes, depth of field, and physics controls such as air resistance, gravity and turbulence. Particular is used in motion pictures like Spider Man 3 and Angels & Demons. Watch the video
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More-realistic shading allows spotlights to illuminate particles or logos as they move in 3D space
Full 3D rotation allows custom particles to have depth, while expanded physics controls offer more detailed turbulence and expanded support for air resistance
Free Particular 2.2 update! Get new bonus features like unique particle emission for multiple lights, and an Emitter mode that sets particle velocity from RGB in a layer. Read our blog, and get the update here.
Watch new video tutorials that explain bonus Particular features plus tips & tricks. Watch now
Reasons To Buy
64 bit compatibility provides significant performance gains
Version 2 adds the capacity for millions of particles while dramatically increasing render speeds, and the maximum visible particles has been raised to 20 million.
Rich feature set outclasses any other After Effects particle plug-in
New Streaklet particle type generates long-exposure light effects as seen in Apple's iPod Nano Remastered commercial (Watch it on YouTube)
Realistic natural effects
Puffy white clouds, shiny bubbles, swirling dust motes, rain, falling snow, realistic smoke, or flocking birds are all possible within Particular, and you never need to leave After Effects.
Faster rendering in Version 2
The new version can render hundreds of thousands of particles per second by taking advantage of multi-core processors. The new 3D renderer delivers full shading of particles, and yet the engine can be up to twice as fast as previous versions.
Fly through your creations
Go far beyond other plug-ins with Particular's full support for After Effects’ camera controls and lights. Enhanced custom particle shading offers full 3D rotation and the ability to fly through particles. Emit particles from lights, bounce particles off of 3D layers, or fly around your creations in 3D space.