Optical Flares 1.2 Almost Ready

Optical Flares 1.2 will be launching soon, this update features several new improvements including Full Screen mode and adjustable panels and windows. We’re just going through some more testing and it will be available soon. I know it’s taking a little longer than expected but the new features are nice.

This free update is for all versions including 32-bit and added support for AE CS5 in 64-bit.

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5 years ago
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74 Comments

sunil Thapa (nepal)
5 years ago
:) thnx no word to for comment,... andrew........
Joe
5 years ago
I, too, would love an ETA. I have several projects pending on this and would like at least some idea on when to expect it.
Paul Martinez
5 years ago
This is awesome. I had a chance to do a side by side with your Optical Flares and Knoll Factory and I have to say for being a "established" plugin Knoll Factory, while quite good, just doesn't have the edge and style your flares produce. I'm sure with alot of fiddling around I could get Knoll to work but you took all the guess work and solved it for us. Thanx for the plug in, and I'm looking forward to more crazy tutorials.
5 years ago
Beuller? Beuller? :)

Any ETA for release? I appreciate your efforts, and understand wanting to get it right - but a big part of my decision to switch to CS5 when I did was the assurance that OF 64bit would be out that week (ie: 2 weeks ago.) I've already completely removed it from one big project - if this is going to be a few more weeks I need to start planning what to do on other projects.

Is it a day or two? a week? a few weeks?

Thanks
vix80
5 years ago
how many days for released?
5 years ago
Any updates on when OF for CS5 will be released??????
Anderson Pedron
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, I found this website.Do you know if this plugin works well?
Check out this website http://www.singularsoftware.com/
Or watch it http://www.singularsoftware.com/
Syncing audio and video automatically.
Marcello Castellani
5 years ago
Excellent notice Andrew! You are the man!!
OlympiaLogger
5 years ago
Let's not stray too far off topic !!!
OlympiaLogger
5 years ago
Dunno.

I hate fiction.
House is the only 'story' show I like.
(And maybe 'Burn Notice')

Sorry to see it go.
Nicemax
5 years ago
When will it be available???
OlympiaLogger
5 years ago
I'd rather put this up on 'equipment' in the forum but I can't get logged in. So here it is.....here:

The ENTIRE Last Episode of HOUSE was shot on Canon 5D MarkII's.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAaZZQhuyMo&feature=player_embedded
5 years ago
Cant Wait to see this! Andrew you keep on amazing me with your generosity
5 years ago
@elasticmind

I see him too. I always wondered when Andrew made this product: why?

Now that ive used it, i see so many real life lens flares.
elasticmind
5 years ago
since the first coming out of optical flare, when i look at the sun with my eyes nearly closed for the shiness i only see one thing: Andrew Kramer
Navarro Parker
5 years ago
I look forward to it!
5 years ago
The suspense hurts... it really does.

I really want to start using my copy of AECS5 but I have to stick with CS4 'cos not many 64bit upgrades have been done. Still waiting on RedGiant updates...
Aalalex
5 years ago
Looks really good andrew. I can't wait!
Fabio
5 years ago
Veryy Nice Andrew! :D
I only want to have money to buy this lol
5 years ago
thnk so much AK....good news
Cristiano Bacchi
5 years ago
Great, as usual.
Rico
5 years ago
Are their any plans for the release of a demo or render only version? Where I work we have a limited budget, so sadly we only have one copy currently. But a demo version would allow others to still work with your product and when final shots have been approved we could then maneuver around computer scheduling. This would promote your product EVEN more! Thanks for all the hard work as always.
McKay
5 years ago
Wow, thanks Andrew! I'm definitely gonna get this the day it comes out! Thanks again!
5 years ago
Looks great! I see a lot of new things that I am sure will make this easier to use, and faster to edit. Thanks Andrew!!!
5 years ago
Oh Yeah, I'm really looking forward to this Update! Good Work Andrew & Team!

Best - Maurus
Ahmed Al baker
5 years ago
Wow always surprising us with new useful things andrew ...

thnks
5 years ago
awesomo 2000!!1
5 years ago
Well it looks far better and handier this way.
men232
5 years ago
nice!!!Andrew how much will cost your product?
Vicky Shah
5 years ago
Hi, Sir u r always good.
And u r the HERO of after effect...
jigs
5 years ago
Wonderful news - but hurry!! - switched to a new 64x OS just for AE CS5 several days ago and am already in danger of going into withdrawals without my Optical Flares!
5 years ago
Nice flares on the J.J. Abram's Super 8 teaser BTW ; )
Bradley Bell
5 years ago
Great work, Andrew. Love it when you do things for free. Really learning from you and hope you are still great through my university years with motion grapgics.
Thankyou.
5 years ago
im waiting for this
Matt
5 years ago
Awesome!
You are the man :D
5 years ago
Now that is a sexy UI update! I'm pleased that you also took the time to reposition some buttons.

Mylenium
Edris Mohammadi
5 years ago
this is very Good !
Thanks Andrew !

I love You
I am Edris Mohammadi from Iran, Sanandaj.
omar
5 years ago
tienen que hace una vercion en español latino no solo son los de usa quetrabajan con esto
men232
5 years ago
nice!!!Andrew how much it will cost your product?
Blapperboks
5 years ago
Aaaaw... I'm tripping here!

I must admit I would rather have a working CS5 plugin when it was supposed to have been released a few weeks back rather than having another delay now because of adjustable panels and full screen...
5 years ago
Wow, looks phenomenal! I've been using your tools for only a few months, and people are just digging my graphics and edits now! My YouTube channel for gaming is up, and I'm converting it to a serious multi-media one. Who do I have to thank? Andrew Kramer @ Video Copilot.net! By the way, loved the lens flares in the Super 8 teaser.
5 years ago
Finally Been Waiting for this for very long time
Morpheus
5 years ago
It looks so cool! I can not wait for the new version!
Olivier-Mauritius
5 years ago
Hey that's cool...but, I would like to know what's the new tutorial...
Daniel Smith
5 years ago
Great! :) just got cs5 and i've been missing optical flares really bad :(
5 years ago
Rad! Yeah, I'm bringin' that word back.

You guys is the the greatest.
5 years ago
This is what i have been waiting for, great job as always, Andrew :)
paul holt
5 years ago
Great stuff....as someone who has bought most of your products can you tell me when the second "tutorials" dvd will be released...i.e tuts 65-?
5 years ago
Great news!
I am waiting anxiously.
Ray
5 years ago
Yalla yalla!! My camels are jumping with joy!!
5 years ago
Thank God, i dont think i can live with out Optical Flares its like the air i breath.
5 years ago
Very nice Andrew thanks for the update can't wait for the new VFX tutorial ;)
Darren
5 years ago
Just watched the Star Trek movie with the directors commentary. J.J bragged you up! Must feel really good! Love optical flares!!!! Keep up the epic goodness.
Nic
5 years ago
Andrew....
In hingsight... would you have waited until after CS5 came out to release this plugin given the additional work you are now having to do???
Vick1138
5 years ago
So will this update be available for download even though we haven't necessarily upgraded to CS5 nor have a 64 bit system?
oras
5 years ago
waiting for that Xd was chake your site every 4 minites
Jal
5 years ago
W.O.W. Can't wait for the launch and more tuts.
Matthew Park
5 years ago
Whoa sweet, looking forward to this update.
5 years ago
Looking awesome!
Cant wait to update :D
Zen
5 years ago
So Great , Im looking for it, thanks Andrew!
Rishi
5 years ago
I'm very eager with OF 64 bit, you are rock
5 years ago
Looks great, can't wait!
Oki
5 years ago
Thats nice DUDE : D
Alex Wedlake
5 years ago
I wish you guys did student discount haha. Im loving Action Essentials 2 though. When I get some more money I may get this. Much cheaper and it looks much better than Knoll Light Factory.
Daniel
5 years ago
Nice... But when will the mini-movie come out? Can`t wait to see the mysterious VFX. :)
5 years ago
Cool! Awesome! amazing! Spectacular! (just saying "cool" brought up a page that said it was too short)

PS. When will that short film be up? It's so mysterious!
Liu
5 years ago
2 Thumbs up :D
Costerproduction
5 years ago
Look very good!
Musmarcial
5 years ago
Nice!!!

This website rocks!!
Brian
5 years ago
Awesome, Andrew! Ever since I've upgraded to CS5, all of my projects have been coming out weird with no Optical Flares... Bring it on fast!
Lucas Kuhn
5 years ago
Andrew Kramer, you are the man! AWESOME!
Snakethoot
5 years ago
Andrew Kramer is my new hero! :D
Chris
5 years ago
Awesome Andrew! look forward to your top secret film!
Arnar
5 years ago
Woah AWSOME ME AND MANY PEOPLE ARE VERY EXITED im sorry if i spell wrong im from Iceland
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