Trapcode Particular

Particle Group > Glow Group

The Glow group adds glow to the particles. This section is only active when Glow Sphere or Star are chosen as the Particle Type.

 

Size

Sets the size of the glow. High values give a heavier glow to the particle. Lower values give a faint glow.

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Left to right, Size is set low and high.

Opacity

Sets the opacity of the glow. High values give a more solid glow to the particle. Lower values give a more transparent glow.

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Left to right, Opacity is set low and high.

Feather

Sets the softness of the glow. High values give a feathery soft edge to the particle. Lower values give a more globular, solid edge.

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Left to right, Feather is set low and high.

Transfer Mode

The Transfer Mode controls how particles are composited together.

  • Normal: Normal composite operation.
  • Add: Particles are added together. Useful for light effects and fires.
  • Screen: Particles are screened together. Useful for light effects and fires.

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Left to right, Transfer Mode is Normal, Add and Screen.