Red Giant invites you to join a new Universe

Date: 12/03/2014
Red Giant invites you to join a new Universe

Today, Red Giant, makers of Magic Bullet, Trapcode and PluralEyes, announcedRed Giant Universe (public beta) - a community that gives members access to fast and powerful tools for editing, filmmaking, visual effects and motion design.

Watch video: http://vimeo.com/87001310.

"It's rare we get to introduce technology that is entirely new," said Sean Safreed, Red Giant's co-founder and CTO who has been working with his team, behind the scenes, on Universe for the last year and a half. "Universe is an entirely new foundation for tools. It marries the simplicity of Javascript with the power of the GPU to deliver speedy renders and pixel-perfect results. Users are going to love how quickly we offer new plug-ins."

In total, Red Giant is releasing an unprecedented 50 new plug-ins at once - with more already in development. Every tool in the Universe library of effects and transitions is GPU-accelerated, both Mac and Windows compatible, and works across multiple host applications including: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X and Motion. The Universe library of tools is continuously growing - new effects and transitions are added regularly, and existing tools are updated often, based on user feedback.

In addition to the expanding library of plug-ins, Universe also offers Premium membership, which gives users access to even more tools - including new effects and transitions, as well as existing Red Giant favorites ported over to the new Universe platform (such as Knoll Light Factory EZ, Holomatrix, Retrograde and ToonIt). Premium membership is available through monthly and yearly subscription, as well as a one-time lifetime membership fee.

"I'm a motion graphics and visual effects artist, and definitely not a coder," said Aharon Rabinowitz, Red Giant's director of content and communities. "Even so, along with the Universe development team, folks like motion designer Harry Frank and I have been secretly cranking out plug-ins for the last few months. Our new development tools have made it surprisingly easy. I'm super excited that we can finally share the stuff we've been making."

What truly makes Universe unique, however, is its community aspects. Through Universe Labs, members get to help choose what effects and transitions Red Giant builds next, and premium members are eligible for invitations to early betas of new products, allowing users to give early feedback and actively help shape Universes expansion over time.

Pricing & Availability
Red Giant Universe free membership is available starting today, with the Premium membership available for purchase in March. Premium pricing will be $10 (monthly), $99 (yearly) and $399 (lifetime).

Sign up for a Red Giant Universe account today at http://redgiant.com/universe.

The Red Pledge
Red Pledge is Red Giants commitment to customer happiness, with no purchasing hassles. Learn about the Red Pledge guarantee at http://www.redgiantsoftware.com/redpledge/.

About Red Giant
Founded in 2002, Red Giant creates an ever-expanding universe of effects tools ranging from plug-in suites, applications and mobile apps to Guru Presets, complimentary products and sharing communities. We provide software for motion design, photography and color correction that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production. Red Giant offers the industry-leading Trapcode tools for broadcast design; Magic Bullet Suite for color correction; and over 60 products that run in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, Avid, Vegas, Nuke, and Avid Studio. Our effects have enhanced dozens of feature films such as Angels & Demons and The Social Network, and added sparkle to networks like NBC Universal, ESPN, Disney, CNN, Comedy Central, MTV, and TNT. Join us on Facebook (RedGiantSoftware), follow us on Twitter (@RedGiantNews) and get no-charge content atRedgiantpeople.com.

Universe at a Glance:
Red Giant Universe is a community with access to an ever-expanding library of new tools for filmmakers, editors, VFX artists and motion designers. Universe includes:

  • Tons of New GPU-Accelerated effects and transitions.
  • 31 No-Charge Tools (22 Effects and 9 Transitions)
  • 19 Premium Tools (12 Effects and 7 Transitions)
  • Regularly updated (using our development tool, Supernova)
  • Porting of some existing Red Giant products to Universe (Premium)
  • Voting on new tools to decide what gets made next
  • Invitations to private betas for new tools (Premium)

OS Requirements:

  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5
  • Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.0 and later
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 and 8.1

Host App Compatibility:

  • Adobe After Effects CS5.5, CS6, CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, CC
  • Apple FCPX
  • Apple Motion 5

Hardware Requirements:

  • GPU-accelerated graphics card

Pricing & Availability:
Red Giant Universe is available starting today, with Premium membership available for purchase in the next few weeks.

  • Basic Membership: Free
  • Premium Monthly: $10
  • Premium Yearly: $99
  • Premium Lifetime: $399


Tags: After Effects | editing | FCPX | filmmaking | Final Cut Pro X | motion design | plug-ins | Premiere Pro | Red Giant | Red Giant Universe | visual effects
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