Hi folks – today we are announcing Red Giant Universe 2.0, a major update to Red Giant Universe, our GPU accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists.
Universe 2.0 includes over 60 tools that run in:
Worth noting is that, with this update, Universe is now Adobe CC2015.3 compatible.
The Universe 2.0 update includes 4 new tools and 29 updated effects and transitions. More than 20 of the tools include a brand new user experience that makes it easy to preview and apply effects, while many effects have received new features.
With a focus on Motion Graphics, some of the new tools and updates include:
We have also updated the user experience on 22 of our tools, with a new visual preset browser. Now, in Universe 2.0, you can see an animated preview of the effect and apply it by clicking on the image of the preset you want to use.
Along with the new user experience, 18 Red Giant Universe tools have been updated with additional new features, including:
This FAQ has more info about all of the updates and new features.
As an existing Universe customer, you can download the latest version of Red Giant Link and update to Universe 2.0 in Link’s Universe panel. Link can also be updated directly within the app, by using the “Check For Updates Now” menu item.
If you aren’t already a Universe customer, you can purchase a subscription or download a free trial at http://redgiant.com/universe.
With this update, there have been some other changes to Universe with regard to legacy tools and projects. Based on feedback, we have removed the least popular plugins from Universe 2.0 and will no longer offer free tools. Rest assured, if you were already using Universe before today, you will still have access to those older tools, and older project files using these tools will still open properly. Read THIS FAQ to learn more.
As always, if you have any questions or problems, our support team is here for you.