Optical Flares 1.2 Now Available!

The Optical Flares 1.2 update is now available and includes several new features for all Optical Flares customers:

  • Added 64-bit support for AE CS5
  • New “Unified Interface” with automatic scaling
  • Rearrange window panels
  • Full-Screen Mode
  • 16:9 Guides now visible
  • Show BG warning
  • No more slide-out panel (Yay!)

Watch Video Demonstration of New Interface

Download Optical Flares 1.2 (Order Email Required)

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75 Comments

Michael
9 months ago
Is there any trial version of Optical Flares? Please!
Metta
1 year ago
Hi Andrew,
Bought your Optical Flares and it is fantastic. But i would want to use in it Premiere Pro CS5- how do I do that? Can it work in Premiere Pro?
dnapster
2 years ago
to use the show bg feature, please choose a bg laer from within the plug-in? como corregir esse problema??
Paul
2 years ago
If I buy a license for Optical Flares, can I run it on a Mac and a PC or am I screwed to one computer?
Isaac Semmelmann
3 years ago
This looks awesome but do have to use special requirments or programs to download this? Because when i tried to download after effects it said to use a special download system and it still didn't work will this do the same? just asking
3 years ago
this plug is a kick ass plug

the only problem is that it works only on ae

when importing from ae to premiere
premiere will warn you that o.f isn't installed
that's the only issue
guess if i buy it , i'll have to export from ae in quick time and animation codec
Trihano
3 years ago
well, Finally I found the way to do that. You must choose the previewing BG layer in AE Effects first .. :P
Trihano
3 years ago
Hello, I really like your Optical Flare plugin. works fine with me on CS5. I can't on show Background (BG). Its says "to use the show BG feature, please choose a BG Layer from within the plug-in" . What does it mean

Can anyone help with this matter . ???
TOMAZz
3 years ago
Sorry! I didn't understand that you must download newer version! AHHAHAHAA!! IT WORKS! THANK YOU ! NEOR download the version and try again!! :)
TOMAZz
3 years ago
Hello Andrew and creators of VideoCopilot!
I have exactly same problem as neor! I create new solid (black or white, treid both) and then go to effects and choose Optical Flares, etc. blabla and When I choose flare, it just doesn't show up after I press OK? WHY? What's wrong? I checked everything and I have no idea what to do..

Please answer soon!
Cheers. :)
Marvin
3 years ago
The Optical Flares Options Window doesn't fit on my screen. I mean, it always stay on the top corner of my screen making the FILE, EDIT, VIEW buttons and presets buttons unseen.Done changing the screen resolution but nothing happened.
4 years ago
I guess I'll try this one first.
Fernando Foguim
4 years ago
Hi Andrew my name is Fernando Foguim, i am brazilian, i like of your tutorial relative after effect very good, a question optical flares work on adobe premiere?
Congratulacions Andrew
devon
4 years ago
I am part of a film production crew at my high school. is there anyway we can get a discount since it is for educuation?
mike
4 years ago
Just bought Optical Flares did the whole lic thing... and it won't work. Keeps giving me the Fingerprint request every time .
neor
4 years ago
hi i have optical flare plugin but when i apply to a solid i don't see the effect? why? thanks

win 7 64 bits
4 years ago
how can we start and view the interface in cs5.thx
4 years ago
hey, love the optical flares plugin and your tutorials, youre doing a great job man, everyone appreciates it

here is a music video I did and incorporated optical flares and twitch to enhance the visual style, o yea added some AE2 for good measure ;)

enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yYyLA7R6Bo

ha, posted the wrong link before
4 years ago
hey, love the optical flares plugin and your tutorials, youre doing a great job man, everyone appreciates it

here is a music video I did and incorporated optical flares and twitch to enhance the visual style, o yea added some AE2 for good measure ;)

enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj_ElnXpmgQ
wshwsh00
4 years ago
that is cool ~i still use cs4 i want up soon ,
Hem
4 years ago
Hi Andrew,

When I use expression Wiggle in my CS5 it says ''Undefined and disabled'' What is the solution?

Thanks
bimo
5 years ago
..thanks for update, now 64 bit here (indonesia)
R.A. Elliott
5 years ago
Ah, very true. It is indeed time for me to upgrade my monitor anyways :p
5 years ago
Most people have a screen size large enough to show everything all at once so there was no-need to hid stuff anymore with a slide panel. Although the cool-factor was off-the-chart!
R.A. Elliott
5 years ago
Hmmm, I liked the slide-out menu personally. Sad to see it go.
5 years ago
Very powerful PlugIn, it's a Good Job !!!
5 years ago
I found some strange thing with OF. I created one long composition about 3:30min and I used only parts of this comp. For exmpl. from 1:58 to 2:48 and OF on 2:46 was off. It looks like bug. I found only one solution, I just move the solid layer with OF and it works.
ron
5 years ago
hey!!!!! hlloe every one
Wow I love Andrew
5 years ago
WoW! Thanks Andrew! I love this update :D!!
5 years ago
I tried OF but seems that animation setting doesn't work. I create a new solid, effects, videocopilot, OF. I play around with settings like "animation", set amount and speed, but nothing happended. Raylights is always still... bug?
5 years ago
Awesome! Can't wait to get this installed for my new computer!
David
5 years ago
great idea on the separate forum!
fxRaja
5 years ago
Hi,Andrew thanks a lot.great job.full satisfaction with full screen interface.
moaid
5 years ago
you are Great man Andrew

mr.Andrew

I want to send important email about your tutorials

how I can sent
Hem
5 years ago
Hi Andrew,

Do Optical Flares work in Premiere pro?

I have bought 64 version but not sure if thats also work in premiere pro.

Thanks
    sanjar
    1 year ago
    Do Optical Flares work in Premiere pro?
Joe
5 years ago
Hi, thanks for the update. I'm hooked on OF. I'm still a little confused on the BG option. When I activate it is doesn't show the frame (of the avi) that I am trying to apply the the effect to to ... it shows some other frame in the avi (possibly the 1st frame). How do I get the bg to to display the current frame that the current time marker is on when I launched OF?
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, You shoul take a look at this short http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agk2svo7svI
It's fully 3d but really impresive:D
dai
5 years ago
Thanks Andrew.But I can't Animate preview window hold down mouse botton.
I use on mac and cs4.
Did the control was change?
5 years ago
thank you andrew.. :) you will be missed!
5 years ago
Just purchased it! Very cool! Now I'm cooking with Kramer!
Eric
5 years ago
Thank you very much, didn't much like the pop-out panel.
Duke2
5 years ago
Tanks Andrew EXCELLENT!
Jerry
5 years ago
Thanks Andrew and the gang. This is too cool. You guys are super fast with new updates to keep us up with the current market and video styles.
5 years ago
i think that the other one is better than this one

i did'nt upgrate to cs5

:D
5 years ago
Thanks you for this update !
Nice working with you.
Always a great job !
Euclid
5 years ago
Andrew - Interface is VERY Intuitive. Very impressive man, really... been playing with it for a couple of hours now and it was just really well thought out, like it BELONGS to the adobe suite. love it. Thanks!
Andrew
5 years ago
Wonderful! Thanks to you all;-))))))
NIck
5 years ago
I greatly appreciate your work on this great product. I had such a hard time living without it in CS5. Also Im glad you got rid of the slide out pannel, It will make navigation much smoother

~NIck
Keyvan
5 years ago
Hi i Need Toutorial Of mach move and some camera projection and emm some effect which use in video clip (music).how to shake the any object in street when dragoon walk in it.shake car , telephone ,pepole and .... .how to floting any object in air like car , aircraft and any metal tools .thanks
5 years ago
Please Andrew Can u Tell Us When The new Tuto Is coming out ..... thnx
tale
5 years ago
yes now let me invade the form
tale
5 years ago
yesssssssssssssssssssssssssss you are the man here we go again
MYU
5 years ago
thanx andrew !! my mac will enjoy this !!!
5 years ago
very good plug-in, thank a lot andrew
Olivier-Mauritius
5 years ago
woohoo!!!! this is really cool man.... good work...
Edris Mohammadi
5 years ago
Thanks for Update !

I love You !
I am Edris Mohammadi from Iran, Sanandaj.
5 years ago
EXCELLENT! Thanks Andrew and Team...
Thomas
5 years ago
optical flares rocks my face off
5 years ago
Thank you, has been waiting for this, now I can say bye bye to CS4 and migrate to CS5 with my favorite plugin :)
5 years ago
Well.. i just wanna say congrats to Andrew & the whole team of video copilot for making their Goals continuously..
This is also a great effort for those who want to make something awesum or realistic & also do work hard for it but now its easy to make it with the help of O.P..
Now we also have a 64 bit version for the Adobe CS5.. Just because of the hard works of the whole Team..!!
Thanks a lot..
5 years ago
updated it and its working great simple steps know what you doing follow the instruction and you should be ok ,again thanks a million guys.
studionightbird
5 years ago
HURRAY...this will work way more smoother on my computer now. Cuz I'm using a 64bit laptop the O.Flares plugin would lag all the time...this will help a lot...I hope ;)
Rishi
5 years ago
thanks lots of thanks
Ron in Calgary
5 years ago
thanks andrew...still the best !
Andrew Kramer
5 years ago
Remember this update is for all Optical Flares customers running the current 32-bit version of After Effects, not just ae cs5.
Daniel Vale
5 years ago
I really wanted to but I live in Brazil, so it is difficult
thanks andrew for everything
you are a master xD
I hope I can soon buy the optical lens flares
why I'll do a project, using the tutorials, earth zoom, 3D planet, shaterize (my english is bad), a short action movie, using the soundtrack of Splinter Cell Conviction and sound fx, which are incredible.
5 years ago
Works like a charm !
Zen
5 years ago
Woh so cool, thank you very much Andrew, Ive been waiting for it long time.
5 years ago
Great more options. I love Optical Flares
I dont have 64 bit though
naimalwan
5 years ago
Thanks you.... 64 bit here we go...
oras
5 years ago
Wohoooo well done guyz great jop
Ari Lieb ben Avraham
5 years ago
Yay! This is great! Better for my 64 bit computer
5 years ago
Andrew is there any trial please?????
5 years ago
You guys worked very quick getting everything updated for CS5. Thanks for all the effort.
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