Universe

Video transition and effects plugins for editors and motion graphics artists

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Stylize Your Footage

Give your footage authentic retro and modern day looks using tools like VHS, Retrograde Carousel, Glitch, Holomatrix II, and more.

Red Giant Universe - Stylize
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Motion Graphics

Create beautiful looping backgrounds and motion graphics elements with tools like HUD components, Line, Knoll Light Factory EZ, Fractal Background, and more.

Red Giant Universe - Motion Graphics

Transitions & Effects

Build fast, unique transitions with little or no work. Add glows and other effects that give you better results and more shortcuts, options and control than anything in your host app.

Red Giant Universe - Effects
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Text Generators

Quickly generate animations that bring your text to life, or fill your screen with dynamic data for user interfaces. Go retro with old school computer type on effects, or easily create hacker style reveals for modern titles.

Red Giant Universe 3 - Hacker Text

Presets

Every tool in Universe includes presets to help get you started and give instant professional results.

Red Giant Universe 3 - Presets

What's New

The Universe 3.0 release introduces our new Universe Dashboard for browsing and applying effects and presets, 5 brand-new text generation tools, and presets for every plug-in, to help get you started.

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Universe

Dashboard

Working with Universe in Premiere Pro and After Effects has never been easier. The new dockable Universe Dashboard brings all of the Universe tools into one place, making it simple to explore and apply the entire library of effects and presets.

Compatibility

Host Applications
  • Adobe After Effects CC 2017 or later
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 or later
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3 or later
  • Apple Motion 5.3.2 or later
  • Avid Media Composer 8.2 or later*
  • Magix VEGAS Pro 14 or later
  • Davinci Resolve 14 or later
  • HitFilm Pro 6.0 and later

  • *Prism Displacement, Compound Blur, and Picture in Picture are not supported in Avid Media Composer
Installers

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Operating Systems
Apple Macintosh
  • Mac OS X 10.11
  • Mac OS X 10.12
  • Mac OS X 10.13
  • Mac OS X 10.14
PC/Windows
  • Windows 10 64-bit
Additional Requirements

Red Giant Universe requires a GPU to render. The minimum GPU is an Intel HD 5000 integrated graphics chip. For best Universe performance, please read the FAQ for recommendations on GPU cards.

Resources

Get up to speed with the following resources.

Universe Tutorials

Tutorials

Watch our getting started videos to get up to speed with Universe or browse our other tutorials.

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Universe User Guide

User Guide

This user guide has been designed to help you get comfortable with all of the tools and features of Universe.

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Universe Support

Support

Browse our FAQ section for Universe to find quick answers to the most common questions.

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Pricing

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Universe

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Video transition and effects plugins for editors and motion graphics artists

Services Individuals /
Students & Teachers
Businesses /
Schools & Universities
Floating licenses x
Easy deployment and management for IT x
Dedicated and advanced support x
1:1 sessions with product experts x
Product and workflow training x
Dedicated account manager x
Purchase orders and consolidated billing x
Onboarding assistance x
Unlimited render only licenses x

Our volume program is available to customers ordering 5 or more suite licenses. Prices listed are per individual seat. Individual products do not qualify.

Services Individuals /
Students & Teachers
Businesses /
Schools & Universities
Floating licenses x
Easy deployment and management for IT x
Dedicated and advanced support x
1:1 sessions with product experts x
Product and workflow training x
Dedicated account manager x
Purchase orders and consolidated billing x
Onboarding assistance x
Unlimited render only licenses x

Red Giant Complete includes every tool from each of our suites. The annual subscription price is fully inclusive of all upgrade​s​, support, maintenance, server software and render nodes. There are no hidden fees. Our volume program is available to customers ordering 5 or more licenses of Red Giant Complete (Volume).

Students and teachers are eligible for the 50% discount shown above. If you are a university or school looking to buy our software for labs or classrooms, please visit our Volume Program page to learn more about our flexible volume licensing deals.