Eight more visual effects and transitions. Host support for FXHome HitFilm 3 Pro. GPU-accelerated tools for editors and motion graphics artists.
Portland, OR – March 10, 2015 – Red Giant (http://www.redgiant.com/) has once again updated and expanded the Red Giant Universe (https://www.redgiant.com/store/universe/) to version 1.4, bringing users even more visual effects options in one universal library. Version 1.4 introduces eight new tools to Universe, growing the library to include 89 unique and powerful visual effects and transitions. The update also offers new host support for FXHome HitFilm 3 Pro, allowing users to work across multiple host apps – Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Sony Vegas and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve – with the same effects.
For a full overview of Universe 1.4’s new features, watch Red Giant’s introduction video at https://vimeo.com/119986567.
The Universe Expands with Eight New Tools
Universe 1.4 offers users four new free tools and four new premium tools, making the Red Giant library one of the most extensive visual effects packages on the market. Editors and motion graphics artists can run all 89 Red Giant effects on the GPU for lightning-fast rendering, often even producing results in real-time.
New tools in Universe 1.4 include:
Now Featuring FXHome HitFilm 3 Pro Host Support
Universe 1.4 makes working across multiple host applications easier than ever. The newest update adds FXHome HitFilm 3 Pro to the lineup of supported host apps, joining Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Sony Vegas and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve. Now, Red Giant users can utilize their presets in any application on a situational basis to bring every project to its full potential.
“Red Giant Universe is packed full of great effects, and we’re excited that thousands of HitFilm 3 Pro users now get to play with them,” says Joshua Davies, CEO and founder of FXHome. “We share a common goal with Red Giant of giving filmmakers more creative power, so this is great news for everyone.”
Sean Safreed, cofounder of Red Giant, says, “Red Giant is a company made up of filmmakers and visual effects artists, and we are very excited to work with the team at FXHome, who share our passion for providing powerful and creative tools. FXHome has built an incredible community and we’re proud to bring Red Giant Universe, our ever-expanding library of tools, to HitFilm 3 Pro.”
HitFilm3 Pro users can now access all 89 Universe tools by joining the Red Giant community at www.redgiant.com/universe.
Pricing and Availability
Existing Red Giant Universe users can download version 1.4’s new tools and updates from the Red Giant website. For new users, Universe is available in a variety of options:
Learn more about special premium membership benefits at www.redgiant.com/store/universe/pricing. For Universe downloading instructions, and to download a Universe 1.4 demo trial for free today, please visit www.redgiant.com/universe.
Press and media members are invited to review Universe 1.4. For more information, please contact Anya Oskolkova at email@example.com.
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About Red Giant
Red Giant is a software company made up of talented artists and technologists who collaborate to create unique tools for filmmakers, editors, VFX artists, and motion designers. Our company culture is focused on finding balance between work and life – we call it “the double bottom line” – this philosophy helps us ignore complexity in favor of building simple tools that yield giant results. Over the last decade, our products (like Magic Bullet and Trapcode) have become the standard in film and broadcast post-production – With over 200,000 users, it’s nearly impossible to watch 20 minutes of TV without seeing our software in use. From our experiences as artists and filmmakers, we aspire not only to provide tools for artists, but inspiration as well. Watch our films, learn from over 200 free tutorials, or try our software at redgiant.com.
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