Trapcode Suite brings the power of 3D particle systems right into After Effects. Use particle emitters to create fire, water, smoke, snow and other organic visual effects, or create technological marvels and user interfaces with immortal particle grids, text and 3D forms. Combine multiple particle systems into one unified 3D space and design emitters that emit full emitters for creating visually stunning results. With GPU acceleration, Trapcode plugins help you get beautiful results fast.
Trapcode Suite includes a physics engine with powerful behaviors, forces and environmental controls. Particular brings particles to life with new flocking/swarming and predator/prey behaviors, and adds more realism with combined bounce and air physics. Particular and Form both include the ability to create organic fluid simulations where particle systems interact with beautiful results.
Create flowing surfaces, mountainous terrains, endless tunnels, and abstract shapes. Use paths and motion to generate beautifully complex geometric shapes, ribbons and extrusions. Whether you are creating motion graphics or visual effects, the possibilities are endless.
Bring light and life into your motion design. Simulate organic, 3D-camera aware volumetric lighting. Use masks and paths to add light streaks that can bring your logos and text to life and add starry glimmers to accent the highlights in your work.
Use audio to generate keyframes that drive animation and effects. Scale, rotate and move to the beat, or use drum hits to create particle effects. Duplicate and offset layers and their motion with ease. Trapcode Suite gives you the power to automate complex animation easily.
With a subscription to Red Giant Complete, get even more 3D geometry input options thanks to integration with Cineware .c4d files. Bring C4D file geometry into your projects as Particular emitters, Form particle objects and Mir 3D models, including animation, normals, texture coordinates and transformations. Learn more about Red Giant Complete.
Trapcode Suite is a set of 11 tools for 3D motion graphics and visual effects.
Create organic 3D particle effects, complex motion graphics elements and more. Build particle effects visually in the powerful Designer. Trapcode Particular is GPU-accelerated and includes physics for simulating air and bounce, fluid dynamics, flocking and more. Particular uses the After Effects 3D camera and lights, and allows you to use 3D models, text, masks and OBJ sequences as emitters.Learn More
Create immortal particle grids and 3D particle objects with Trapcode Form. Build effects visually in the powerful Designer. Dissolve your particle objects in fluids or create complex fractal animations. Create stunning MoGraph with 3D models, text, masks, and animated OBJ sequences. Drive animation with sound and dissolve text and logos. Form uses the After Effects 3D camera and lights, and is GPU-accelerated.Learn More
Create 3D objects, Fractal Surfaces, Terrains and Wireframes in After Effects with Trapcode Mir. Design flowing surfaces and abstract shapes for motion graphics or import 3D OBJ Models. Replicate and fractally distort your Mir surfaces and OBJs, and display them as polygons or vertices. Mir runs on the GPU and works with After Effects’ 3D camera and lights.Learn More
Trapcode Suite is made up of several different tools that each have their own compatibility info. Every tool runs on Mac and Windows and is compatible with Adobe After Effects, while some of the tools also work in additional host-applications.
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