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VFX Knoll Light Factory

3D lens flares for motion graphics and VFX in After Effects and Premiere Pro

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LENS FLARES FROM INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC

Built by ILM’s Chief Creative Officer, John Knoll, Knoll Light Factory creates camera-inspired, photo-realistic lens flares for the visual effects and motion graphics pro.

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VFX Knoll Light Factory

DESIGN WITH EASE

Our intuitive Lens Editor makes it easy to customize existing flares and create your own from scratch. Use any of the 135 existing tools and sprite images, or add your own elements.

Cinematic Presets

Knoll Light Factory comes with over 200 presets designed for film, broadcast and motion graphics. The latest version includes over 90 beautiful new presets inspired by some of the most iconic films of the past few decades.

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Features

Using Knoll Light Factory, it's never been easier to add stunning lens flares to you footage.

Compatibility

Host Applications

Adobe After Effects CC 2018 and later

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 and later

Installers

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Operating Systems
Apple Macintosh
  • Mac OS X 10.13 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space
PC/Windows
  • Windows 10 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space
Additional Requirements

The minimum GPU required is an Intel HD 5000 integrated graphics chip. Of course, newer and faster discrete GPU components from AMD and Nvidia will yield faster performance.

- For Nvidia, we recommend 9xx series graphics cards or newer; mobile GPUs; or the professional series Quadro cards.

- For AMD, we recommend 200 series graphics cards or newer; mobile GPUs; or the professional series FireGL cards.

VRAM size requirements: For HD resolution output, we recommend that your GPU have at least 2 GB of memory. If you are planning on doing high-resolution project in 4K or more, we recommend a GPU with at least 4 GB of memory.

Any CPU from Intel or AMD is supported.

Resources

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Tutorials

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VFX Knoll Light Factory User Guide

User Guide

This user guide has been designed to help you get comfortable with all of the tools and features of VFX Knoll Light Factory.

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Support

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