Element 3D Release Date!

UPDATE: Now Available

Our 3D object based plug-in for Adobe After effects known as Element 3D has an official release date! You know that little plug-in we’ve been working on that let’s you use real 3D objects as particles… well it’s finally ready for release!

Available here: JULY 10, 2012

I’ll be showing you everything there is to know about this plug-in and we hope you’ll see why it has taken so much hard work and more importantly, we hope you can see the amazing possibilities!

Some Technical Features: (tutorials and demonstrations coming soon)

  • Supports 3D Objects in 2 formats (OBJ and native C4D files)
  • Powerful particle based animation system.
  • Easily Extrude and Bevel Text and Mask shapes! Wait til you see how it works!
  • Powerful Custom User Interface. Surprise!
  • Compatible with After Effects CS3 and above (we built our own Open GL Render Engine!)

Creative Features list in the works! Thank you for your patience, we are truly excited!!

Price you ask? It will be announced soon!

June 26th, 2012 @ 1:00 am
Wow, can't wait. Looks good, sounds good. If it's anywhere neat Optical Flow Quality it'll rock!
    June 27th, 2012 @ 10:37 am

    This will be my favorite plugin by far!
    July 26th, 2012 @ 10:13 am
    can this plugin works on aftereffects cs4 32 bit?
    January 17th, 2013 @ 8:25 am
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:02 am
Cannot bleepin' wait!...
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:04 am
Great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:06 am
Great, cant wait to see it.
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:07 am
Yep! July 10th... not too far away!
    June 26th, 2012 @ 4:02 am
    Hi andrew! can the element 3d create along the lines of this?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-11dtG7aK4&list=PL196C0077CA9AE008&index=1&feature=plcp like space nebula and galaxy?
    June 26th, 2012 @ 4:20 am
    Kramer,and what would be the cost of plug-in? or free of charge :)
    June 26th, 2012 @ 7:16 am
    Promotional video?
    Rob Neal
    June 26th, 2012 @ 12:04 pm
    Judging by the comments on here, any chance you can include a spell checker? ;)
    Mitch Faircloth
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:18 pm
    That's my birthday! Andrew, I know you don't really know me but..... Can I have a birthday gift? ;)
    June 26th, 2012 @ 2:56 pm
    @Rom256 - Dude, he already said the price will be announced soon...
    June 26th, 2012 @ 5:26 pm
    A release date on my birthday? Perhaps I shall treat myself!
    June 26th, 2012 @ 6:18 pm
    I can see the destination...
    Jonathan Dawson
    June 26th, 2012 @ 7:13 pm
    Fantastic Andrew - Other than my new son being born health, this is the best news I have heard this year! Can't wait for the 10th July!
    June 28th, 2012 @ 12:32 pm
    hey andrew you do good work
    here`s one add on if you and your fellows like it this is kind of the followers track all over world


    just thought to give you guys this link.
    its kind of cool thing.
    god bless you.
    Alec Kennedy
    June 28th, 2012 @ 7:38 pm
    Thats my Birthday! My 18th! I know what Im asking for...
    Joe Riccobono
    June 28th, 2012 @ 11:37 pm
    Wow! Can't Wait! My Twin and I share our Birthday that day as well, go figure!
    July 3rd, 2012 @ 2:38 pm
    Now i know i do not need to upgrade to cs6 between camera tracker and now element, all the new goodies are covered. Thanks Videocopilot team!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:08 am
So freaking excited about this one! Do you have an idea of prices yet? I need to make sure I have enough in my saving-up-for-Element-3D fund.
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:16 am
Stoked - and tomorrows my birthday!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:19 am
Andrew , i can't waite
Great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:26 am
Man this looks GRATE. I love all of the TUT's and products that you guys put out. Keep up the good work!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:30 am
this is going to be another turning point for u mr.andrew..keep enjoying your life...
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:31 am
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:33 am
Whooooooohoooooo finally!!

b0neralert! ;) ;)
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:33 am
Great, I can not wait to order it!

Good choice that you support both OBJ and native C4D.


June 26th, 2012 @ 1:38 am
f**k man I can't wait for it.
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:43 am
cool waiting。。。。。。。。。。。。。。。
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:44 am
You ROCK AK! Could you do a pre-order/early bird discount? VFX blogs are gonna go ape when this releases, already - WELL DONE VCP!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:53 am
Congratulations! This must be the biggest release of VCP, looking at the time it took to develope. So, where is the release party? ;)

Two questions; did the release of CS6 with it's new opengl rendering of 3D text and shapes beat you to the punch, or could the features save you a lot of work, have you known in advance?
Second question; will the tutorials finaly be viewable on the ipad (and other tablets)? Since tutorials are the best example of why to use a 'second screen' when your monitor(s) are displaying the program (in my opinion the biggest downside to this site).
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:59 am
    Honestly, we made a GREAT 3D text system in Element, there are things you can do with our system that are not possible anywhere else, even in CS6. However, we didn't build this plug-in to make 3D text, it was a bonus. We thought, "Well we have this 3D render engine, I guess we could add text." I would say it is maybe 5% of the plug-in capability.
    June 28th, 2012 @ 4:16 pm
    +1 for the support of the videos on iPad. Pretty please! :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:54 am
got my money ready...
    June 28th, 2012 @ 12:52 am
    You already got 1 gzillion biliibilion Dollars?
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:00 am
Jiz in my pants!, cant wait to play around with it.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 6:19 am
    Your jiz?
    Edgy Tom
    June 26th, 2012 @ 7:34 am
    LOL! Nice one Timber!
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:06 am
Considering Nick Campbell pricing 200 dollars for that rip off of a "plug-in" transform for cinema4d , anything Andrew Kramer and his team price this plugin at would be awesome, much better guy to support in the long run too!
    June 28th, 2012 @ 6:26 am
    How is it a ripoff?
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:06 am
Dope ! Can't wait to see it . What Will the pricing be ?

And the release date is in July ^^
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:08 am
    $149.95 (minus presets if any)
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:21 am
    $149.95 would be a steal. Don't get me wrong... I'd be happy to buy it at that price. But I wouldn't be surprised if something this powerful cost more than that. Having said that, Video Copilot sure doesn't seem to be too greedy so I guess that price may be right.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:58 am
    I believe VCP quoted $149.95 on the original announcement of the product..... Hopefully is still the case....
    June 28th, 2012 @ 12:00 pm
    I'm pretty sure he said it would be competitively priced with similar plugins. (ie. Particular which is $399) Although it sounds like this plugin is going to be in a category of it's own!
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:17 am
WOWWWW!!!...I can't wait to use it!!...:D
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:23 am
If the plugin is compatible with AE CS3 is it also compatible with my Ati Radeon 2400??
Just wondering and otherwize I'll be just stubborn to see what it does anyways :P.
Lookin forward to it Andrew!
    June 26th, 2012 @ 2:39 am
    I'm not sure about that specific card, I will look it up but the plug-in works on an old Nvidia 8800 from about 5 years ago... I'm no sure when that card came out but if it is less than 3-4 years old, you should be good.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 4:20 am
    If it works with an old Nvidia 8800 I do not really doubt it will work with a computer bought 3 years ago. Thanks for the quick reply!
    June 27th, 2012 @ 9:58 am
    Along this vein, has there been any testing with AE CS6 using Adobe's recommended Nvidia Quadro card? I'm curious if there was a boost in performance using Element.
    June 27th, 2012 @ 10:12 am
    You're probably going to have performance issues with a card that old, mostly in the time to render scenes. Sure, you could organize and pre-render comps throughout a project. Adobe has made a lot of changes to make CS6 affordable to just about everyone. If you can, definitely upgrade.
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:27 am
wow,. thanx for the head up,. maybe I should cancel my holidays,...
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:34 am
Coooooooolll!!!!! Will there be a trial version?
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:35 am

June 26th, 2012 @ 1:43 am
Are the tutorials released before the release date of the plugin or within the release date of the plugin. And are they gonna be included for free so every one can watch them or included with the plugin pack so only the buyers see those tutorials
    June 26th, 2012 @ 2:00 am
    Tutorials... we have created an entire online learning section for Element that will feature tutorials and help files, these will be accessible to anyone and we will try to update it often!
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:45 am
I have four questions:
1. Will the E3D support reflections from other layers?
2. Will it support textures that are built-in to the model?
3. Will you be able to composite them into live action shots, with lighting and shadows?
4. Will they be compatible with a CameraTracker or AE CS6 Camera Solver Composition Camera?

Thanks, I've been waiting for a long time for this!
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:48 am
looks amazing, cant wait for this......................
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:52 am
Wooooow ouuuuh >>> at last !
One of the most thrillin' epic eagerly awaited tool of all times ;)
No doubt that plug is gonna be SOME_thing
The fifth AElement i bet
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:59 am
WE are waiting Andrew!
But Andrew you designed it or team of yours?

Do tell!

June 26th, 2012 @ 3:10 am
GJ once again to you guys!
btw ... what happened to the "running sam" tutorial ? =)
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:24 am
Cooooooooooooool! Is there any pre-order page yet or a special discount planned for the first week after release or so? Already saving money for it!
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:25 am
Is ELEMENT a physics engine also, or only a particle engine?
I mean, can I import 3d models and use ELEMENT as Reactor (3ds max) works?

Thanks that looks amazing :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:32 am
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:48 am
Quite excited about this. I am buying a cappuccino in celebration. (AND a caramel waffle)
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:50 am
Hey, is your own 3D engine rendering ? it didn't use the slow CS6 Raytracing engine right ?
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:59 am
Congratulations to everyone at Video Copilot for this epic release!
Your work are truly inspiring. Last night I landed my second paid job as a visual artist and compositor. I wouldn't be anywhere near that if it wasn't for you. Thank you and keep the insanity up!
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:03 am
Great! I'll order one immediately when released!
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:09 am
finaly.thnk god
bt nw agn countdown strts 4 10th july,
element 3d u mst b more dan awsum bcz thousands f ppl waitin for ur born.
all d best
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:16 am
This is fantastic. I'll be buying this as soon as it is released. I might also be interested in the motion design pack depending on the cost. Keep up the great work!
    June 26th, 2012 @ 9:50 am
    The plug-in comes with a few models and basic primitives but we created the motion design pack to offer people more creative objects to use right away. Of course you can import objects from any 3D program and even the free Blender program for people not invested in 3D.
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:25 am
i cant wait !! will it be too hardcore for Pcs?? how long one easy object will be render ??
    June 26th, 2012 @ 3:05 pm
    "Will it be too hardcore for PCs?" - I would imagine that depends on your PC. If it's severely underpowered and struggling to run Calculator and Windows Explorer at the same time, then yes, it is most likely too hardcore.

    All along VCP have said the plugin is fast to render, even on some older systems, so if you have a system that can run AE well, then you shouldn't struggle with this. Just as long as you don't have Calculator open at the same time.
    June 27th, 2012 @ 10:08 am
    You might have to do some research. I'm working on a project this summer that uses a lot of 3D objects, particles and effects. With the upgrade of CS6, I realized I needed to get a better video card specifically for this type of work. I currently have a gaming rig, which folks know won't give me the best performance for real-time and overall rendering. Hence, my husband and I are building me another rig, based on information from Adobe's website about optimizing performance, along with other sites that recommend tools for this type of work. I run a Radeon HD 6800, again great for gaming, not so much for AE. I've had problems rendering effect/particle-heavy files with this card--it takes forever. So, we're getting the recommended Nvidia Quadro 4000 (cuz my husband just loves me). It's pricey, but it's a vast improvement and the biggest bang for your buck. The next one is priced way out of range for an old fart like me, but there are other recommended cards that are less. Like I said, so some research. I'm totally a dufus on this stuff, but even I was able to learn quite a bit from Adobe's site and just Googling around.

    Best of luck, friend.
    June 27th, 2012 @ 6:47 pm
    @rm brand - To be honest, you're probably better off saving your money and going for a good Geforce card over the Quadro 4000. Remember, AE isn't 3ds Max, or any other full featured 3D program. Rather AE benefits from a lot of RAM and a good CPU. When I say a lot of RAM, I don't mean 12GBs or anything, I mean "a lot of RAM". Currently I have an I7 quad-core with Hyperthreading (effectively giving me 8 threads), which means that my 32GBs are just enough to run AE pretty well, but more would be better. Adobe recommends reserving a lot of RAM for the OS and other background processes (the more RAM you have, the more you should reserve - see http://forums.adobe.com/thread/734343 for the post. It's quite an interesting read).

    In all honesty, increase your RAM. If possible, throw in a better processor, and I'd also recommend something like the new Kepler class Geforce GTX 670 over the Quadro 4000. Initially CS6 didn't support the Kepler cards, but thank goodness for updates, right? :-P

    Anyway, the card has the same amount of memory (2GB) vastly more CUDA cores (1334 vs 256 - which is very helpful if you use Premiere Pro - you'll need to hack it, but seriously, running a batch file isn't particularly difficult), much newer tech (the card only released a couple of months back) and costs a heck of a lot less (around $700 here in New Zealand, vs the Quadro 4000's $1300 price tag).

    Yes, Adobe recommend the Quadro, but the performance benefits from the 4000 in AE just aren't there when you compare it to a cheaper good quality Geforce.
The real smithy
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:39 am
Hey Andrew, have you decided which movie star you'll be building your mansion next to when this plu in is released? Lol. I think all the pain and suffering that has gone into this will be paid back to you in fields of glory. In more ways than one. Congrats on new plug in , looks beautiful already
Bob K
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:06 am
Bravo Andrew! VC, in my opinion, has been a leader in producing quality visual products, regardless of company size; and this release pushes the envelope beyond expectations I ever had.
Are you thinking about a bundle price for the plug-in and the Motion Design Pack?
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:09 am
Will download be an option or will it be disk purchases only?

Also, the hint in the image of a seperate 'shapes and elements' disk of objects is a nice touch.
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:18 am
One question: Does it support OBJ-sequences or only single files? Either way it looks absolutely fantastic. :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:36 am
Cant Wait! its my birthday on the 13th,wow, what a present!
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:46 am
That was such a small ad I almost missed it!

Looking forward to getting my grubby hands on it!

Thanks for all your hard work, guys.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 5:47 am
    By the way. Love the packaging!
    June 28th, 2012 @ 1:09 am
    VCP always has cool packaging(;
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:12 am
Opens wallet... You can take my money...
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:33 am
wow. Great!
Is it Support 3Ds max (max)files?
    Steve Green
    June 26th, 2012 @ 6:35 am
    I doubt it, Andrew states obj and c4d only, native max files are hardly ever supported outside of max itself.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 9:51 am
    Max has an excellent OBJ exporter and we take full advantage of normals and polygons.
Steve Green
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:33 am
Another peek at the UI/Object browser here

June 26th, 2012 @ 6:55 am
Great, looking forward to it!
I like that it can handle native c4d files.
    June 26th, 2012 @ 7:15 am
    thats very beautiful. can't wait!
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:58 am
Will I be able to download Element3D July 10th from your server(s) right away, or will I run into a server overload when demand is high, and cry all night?
    June 26th, 2012 @ 9:52 am
    We will do our best. We have a very robust server system now and hope it will be smooth sailing... saling?
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:01 am
I just bought a new graphics card, GFX 570 to work with AE6's ray tracing feature... I hope that it will also help speed up this system.

Either way, excited about the release, looks really slick!
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:10 am
I just want to know. Will you be making a video to promote it?
    June 26th, 2012 @ 9:52 am
    Of course!
    June 26th, 2012 @ 5:33 pm
    I can't wait for that!!!
    VC Union
    June 28th, 2012 @ 4:45 am
    I Sam going to get hurt?

    We are concerned about his working enviroment.
Brion Mario
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:10 am
Any chance of trailer before releasing,Andrew?...btw can't wait.....
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:17 am
Finally! Fantastic. Can we pre-order?
Bryan Benitez
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:18 am
Woooo!!!!! Christmas in July!!!!!! Can't wait!
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:22 am
I'm gonna change ma b'day to 10th July...
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:23 am
Fiiiiiinally!!! So glad it's coming out! Congratz
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:23 am
Does Element 3d work in the AtomKraft renderer for AFX which will also be available in the near future?

Do you work with Dr. Evil?
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:36 am
The wait is finally over...let the moving of my after AE camera around photoreal rendered objects BEGIN!! (on the 10th...)
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:38 am
How do the renders look coming out of your open gl custom renderer? (i've never gotten great results rendering using open gl in after effects...)
    June 26th, 2012 @ 9:53 am
    They are 2 totally different things. The results are very good and we will have a promo video to show soon.
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:40 am
WOW! The interface looks absolutely amazing!! Thanks Twitter for the "secret" update. There is so much goodness crammed in to one screen. This is definitely going to be a smash hit, just like optical flares.
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:48 am


Seriously though, very excited.
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:51 am
Thank God.............................
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:56 am
What if I don't have one hundred billion dollars!?
June 26th, 2012 @ 7:58 am
I forsee crashing servers on July 10th
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:05 am
Wow!!! U have a preorder Date??
Raghavan Fx
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:23 am
Great to hear,Andrew.I am from India and your tutorials are really a great source of knowledge.
Carter. R
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:25 am
oh Andrew You Son Of A Gun.


June 26th, 2012 @ 8:27 am
its over 9000 !!!!!! finally a release date !!! i call austin power !
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:28 am
This is A Great revolution
Thank You VC
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:30 am
Awesome cant wait!! ...I had a feeling it was taking so long because you were designing a UI... and I cant wait to find out if every parameter has the "over life" feature.
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:36 am
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:42 am
Yeah, but when is Element being released???!!

Oh, wait...nevermind, I'm just used to seeing comments like that. Old habits die hard.
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:43 am
YES!!!!!! SOOO AWESOME, the wait is over!!! Promo video? The features sound really awesome, I think this will be the best product released by VC so far, I really cannot wait to use it!!! Thank you so much! FANTASTIC
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:52 am
i saw an extrude button. will you be able to creat 3d objects in it too?
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:57 am
Sweet Mother Of God!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Andrew Kramer,you rock.
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:58 am
YEAH!!! I've checked the site every day waiting for Element 3D official release date!!! TAKE MY MONEY NOW PLEASE!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:28 am
Congratulations Andrew Kramer and Video Copilot! This plugin will be very useful! :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:29 am
wow. great!!! thanks a lot andrew
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:30 am
This is the coolest thing to come out this spring/summer -- it beats the 5D MkIII in terms of awesomeness by a long way!
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:32 am

C4D models inside AE! Life is going to be so much better!

Andrew, you're the man. I realize this could sell for thousands and thousands of dollars. I'm hoping you keep with your business model and put it in the hands of everybody.
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:33 am
What level of graphics card is the minimum for running this and what do you recommend??
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:35 am
This looks absolutely amazing! You guys are the best!

June 26th, 2012 @ 9:36 am
Oh my goodness. All of my wildest dreams... Yes!!!
Adam Edwards
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:37 am
Incredible Andrew! Do you think that you will make a short promo video that shows off a few capabilities of what all this can do. That would help me pitch it to my boss if we were to buy this for our company. Without visuals he may not understand why this tool will be useful :/

I'm sure this would help a number of people if you had a short video to help sell it.
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:37 am
Wow!!! Amazing Plugin :O
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:39 am
Saw a DEMO of this at DMALA. Blew my mind!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:48 am
Can't wait. Let the fun begin. :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:52 am
Awwwwwwwwwwwww and then there was Element :)
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:54 am
wow gr8..................................
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:54 am
Dear Andrew, it's an amazing product congratulation :-)
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:55 am
Exciting stuff... I hope it's going to be as good as the element of hype it holds!
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:56 am
Hey, In facct very impressive , and will the plugin be able to import high-poly OBJ? because I'm trying to do for month a 100 (rotors animated) helicopters squadron with Vue (I'll try in 3DS) , do you think it's possible with the plugin?
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:56 am
Can't wait Andrew! I've been waiting too long for this!
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:04 am
Yay, Well done Andrew this is an essential purchase for me :)

Talking of essentials, I just happened to have spent some of the day doing a project that involved a load of Action Essentials II stuff.

I hope I'll find Element as useful as I do Action Essentials.
Ryan Griffin
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:11 am
Can't wait to check this out! I'm hoping the 3D extrusion will perform a little better than the new 3D extrusion in CS6 for all of us with Macbook Pros and CS6-incompatible AMD video cards.
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:14 am
Damnit everytime I think I have everything I need, you come out of nowhere and beat me to it :D
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:14 am
Hey Andrew,

Does the render engine take advantage of Cuda rendering? For example like the Nvidia Maximus setup. Also will this possibly include a Baked Key Animation/Simulations option from the .obj when imported? So you can bring in Full 3d Dynamic baked down animation then run it in Element 3D?

No Matter what, this looks Fantastic!
Iron man
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:31 am
$1,000,000!!! totally worth it... XD
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:32 am
Just great. How am I supposed to concentrate on my work now?!
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:38 am
OMG !! it's AMAZING.

but the C4d files can be animated ??
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:41 am
You're going to make mucho $$$ on this plugin set... We've all been waiting for something like this for a longtime and Adobe simply didn't deliver. Well done!
Ahmed Rashed
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:50 am
What the the>>>>>>>> I am SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to try it !
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:54 am
Ready to pull the trigger....waiting for knock me out example and feature videos!!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:55 am
...........................................and July 10.
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:55 am
I have been waiting to throw my money at you and your team. All the hard work is inspiring to us all!! Element is your dream, we dream about..
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:56 am
Finally! One question for you, Andrew...

Does the open GL renderer you've coded also work with ATI cards (open cl) or is it Nvidia only (cuda) ?

June 26th, 2012 @ 11:27 am
yes cool element release the 10 july BUT WHAT ABOUT YOU PROMISE OF TUTORIAL EVERY WEEK no tutorial for now :( i'm happy for element but no for the tutorial :(
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:36 am
Element is good I like man like element is good for me. I like andrew tutorial please make no money for me so I can make good video like man. element = woooooooo.
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:45 am
Please, Please a Videomertial with features and capabilities, Can't wait for the release !!!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:14 pm
That is some sick stuff guys!! Can't wait!
Siavosh Mehraein
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:32 pm
oh God.finally
i can't wait until the day that ELEMENT plug-in is installed on my workstation.
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:34 pm
Calendar marked for 7/10. Can't wait!
Will this be available as a downloadable purchase or CD/DVD only?
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:03 pm
    I posted my question too soon. I see in an earlier post that it will be available for download. May just wait a day for the server to "cool off" as 7/10 it will be over-heating!
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:43 pm
I'm always shifting between 3D (max, unity3D) and After Effects. This product looks great to me :-) promote videocopilot where I can.

June 26th, 2012 @ 12:57 pm
Armageddon day is coming :)
we are so exciting.
thanks Andrew
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:57 pm
Will it include a 3D model of Sam?
June 26th, 2012 @ 12:58 pm
Finally.... something new!!! :D
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:02 pm
WIll this include some kind of Physics simulator, like RayFire?
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:14 pm
I can't wait, my birthday is July 11, so I guess I will be buying myself a present!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:15 pm
Yes,it's looks very cool,but it's bad that i can't buy any of yours plugins((((((There are very expencive or me.
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:26 pm
the dark knight rises comes out ten days after.... I'm gonna explode!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:28 pm
Sweet sweet! There we go. Now I have to justify buying it! Ohh, I've got the 48 Hour Film Project coming up!
June 26th, 2012 @ 1:37 pm
Andrew is this plugin a competitive answer to Trapcode Form? It seems as if the functionality is very similar. What is Element offering that Trapcode Form does not?
    June 26th, 2012 @ 1:44 pm
    euhhh its not like trapcode form form importe just obj into point particle element 3d import all the object and the texture you can't texture with trapcode form
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:06 pm
Is it a benefit to have cuda graphic cards, and does Element support multiple Cards?
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:20 pm
Can't wait this is so awesome!!! In other news, you haven't forgotten about the matte painting contest amidst all this excitement have you? ;)
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:26 pm
Hey Andrew...i have just left this place 1 month ago and started With C4d and i have learned a lot and the worst thing i am not good at AE as i was and then u came up with this and AE is calling back and i have wasted 1 month of my life..i am really SAD
Jeff B.
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:26 pm
I currently have AE 5.5, and my company is about to upgrade to CS6, so the burning question for me is will it be compatible?
Jeff Almquist
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:32 pm
Piggy bank broken... awaiting dollar amount to load into Payment Cannon.
June 26th, 2012 @ 2:52 pm
I must admit, when I saw the title of this post appear, a little bit of wee came out.
Very exciting.
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:06 pm
waoooooo can't wait
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:17 pm
Hello Andrew can you giive me a date for the release promo video of element 3d please
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:35 pm
I been looking forward to the day Element 3D will be realeased, had sleepless night from imagining what it would be like working with it. Now I'm having more sleepless nights creating all the good stuff I am not able to without Element 3D. Videocopilot making history July 10th!
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:39 pm
i know you get alot of messages so im am going to make this short and sweet do Element 3D allows you to move objects around like in a real 3d program like if i imported fire would it be a trail
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:56 pm
June 26th, 2012 @ 3:58 pm
Dear Andrew, I follow the excellent tutorials, tips, and I always try to search on how to add videos from creation, filming, watching movies, big productions, watching everything that relates to this. I live in Brazil and would like to know if you can get this plugin 3D element purchasing via credit card? Thank you for everything you and the entire team at Video Copilot has given me to learn more and more.
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:33 pm
Will it be able to extrude Illustrator files?
    June 27th, 2012 @ 4:47 am
    of course not, just check the older posts/videos about E3D....
    CS6 does support that though....
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:43 pm
Great! but we need more 3d tutorial, hey! Andrew why u don't work in Maya? this is a powerful software, so after 3d max u can use it too, we wanna make thing real, so show us ur skill in 3 powerful 3d tutorial, like 3d legde, so do it plz,
June 26th, 2012 @ 4:45 pm
How much will this be?
June 26th, 2012 @ 5:52 pm
I feel guilty for losing a little faith now haha. Can't wait to see what you and the crew have come up with Andrew.
Do you have any idea when the promo will be ready to view?
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:29 pm
Oh Andrew Kramer, you are my biggest inspiration and hero!
What would idiots like me do without your great stuff?! Seriously? I visit your site every day since 4 or 5 years just to learn new things!
You Sir, are a genius!
Greets from Germany, looking forward to meet you at some Adobe Event as soon as I can afford a flight to the US! HA! :P
June 26th, 2012 @ 6:59 pm
Andrew, this seriously made my day! All of us here will be continuing to check back here daily for any updates...
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:11 pm
yea, really great news! I'll be here day one for sure.
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:15 pm
Oh yea, and pricing... I know you know that we are all excited to see and get pricing. The sooner the better in the event I need to sell my dog.
Josh Troester
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:46 pm
For those of you asking about price, it was mentioned at an event he went to a month and a half ago that it would be $150. I'm sure that the 3D models package cost additional. Hopefully it cost around the same as the Pro Presets for Optical Flares.

I am stoked about this plugin.
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:54 pm
hola mi nombre es robert un saludo y un gusto comunicarnos manejo after hace 8 años y siempre fuiste de gran ayuda gracias por los buenos consejos para usar el programa bueno me gustaria saber cual seria el modo de envio yo soy de perù espero puedas contestarme y asi saber mas sobre el modo de envio a mi pais gracias de antemano y estamos ablando.
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:24 pm
Hello! I'm Latin and not English! I am using a translator to express these words! I learned to use After effects with you, watching your tutorials ... following the cursor. trying to understand the concept from the optical time ago ... use the demo plugins Mettle_ "ShapeShifter" ... the delusion was complete ... I devour the resources of the PC and only for use in text extrusion ... had come to the conclusion that after effects was not designed for 3D integration ... but you are here to launch a new 3D plug-ins to market! I'll be dreaming ... I am in another dimensions!! They are the world's largest GUYS! Keep it up .... I have only one question .... this product is sent to Latin America or Uruguay will only be downloading online?
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:26 pm
Sounds Great >> can't wait till see the the results
June 26th, 2012 @ 9:35 pm
Really eager for that......
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:06 pm
Can we link Optical Flares to different positions of the 3D Objekt?
Without tracking or expressions?

Really excited to that stuff^^
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:33 pm
Why ? 10th July its some thing special on that day..
pls we want soon.....
we cant wait.
June 26th, 2012 @ 10:57 pm
and now...
...we are nearer to the Nuke.
It's so great for VFX artists.
Thanks a lot Andrew.
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:05 pm
Thank Youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:06 pm
This is great, because I don't like the new After Effects CS6 and the raytrace stuff, I have to buy other video card.

For me this looks more cool and useful, without investing too much into video card!!!
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:24 pm
say again,thanks a lot ,vc
June 26th, 2012 @ 11:49 pm
I think that is an excellent plug-in
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:00 am
Andrew, you're like the coolest guy on the planet, but with this release you'll be the coolest guy in the UNIVERSE, even cooler than Chuck Norris...
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:28 am
Does Element 3D support all VGA models ??
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:32 am
Real 3d particles! Does it means that now will be possible insert keyed plate or layers inside particle system?
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:41 am
MY LIFE I COMPLETE!!!!!!! Or at least it will be on July 10th!
One question though, do we have to have a 3D program to make the particles or will it come with some preset particles that we can use?
    Steve Green
    June 27th, 2012 @ 1:17 am
    There is a pic on Andrew's twitter feed which shows a bunch of preset models, grenades/shell casings/missiles etc.

    I'm guessing it will be like Optical Flares, in that there is content with it, and according to this news item extra presets will be sold.
June 27th, 2012 @ 1:00 am
Does it interact with the raytracing engine in cs6?

Definitely grabbing this one. :D
    July 1st, 2012 @ 11:44 am
    I'd like to know that too.
June 27th, 2012 @ 1:37 am
Hi Andrew. Few questions: who was responsible for coding Element? And which car are you going to buy on the profits - a Ferrari, Aston Martin, or some gaudy muscle car with flames down the side?

Congrats on the release - looks very clever indeed!
June 27th, 2012 @ 2:09 am
I can't wait to get it please hurry up
June 27th, 2012 @ 2:14 am
This is the event of the year. Congrats, guys, and best of luck with the release. Can't wait!
listowel adewale
June 27th, 2012 @ 2:45 am
wow it going to be awesome
listowel adewale
June 27th, 2012 @ 2:47 am
cant wait to see it sir
June 27th, 2012 @ 2:47 am
That looks so awsome! On my birthday as well :D :D
June 27th, 2012 @ 4:06 am
Really great news :)
I'm very happy that VideoCopilot now is a very powerful source for every motion graphic designer and visual effects artists .. really so much hard work you do here Andrew .. Good luck with your future projects .. you did a lot for the world of motion.
June 27th, 2012 @ 4:13 am
Looks like we'll barely have a 3d software "insisde" AE !
i'm so desperate to have to start learning that f... Nuke, for get a job.
it's powerful but so prehistoric...

(nobody, in the post area, take seriously AE.)
    June 27th, 2012 @ 4:42 am
    AE is a lot older than nuke.
June 27th, 2012 @ 4:44 am
when u release the trailer for this awesome plugin mr kramer?
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:07 am
oh men!! the release date, its my birthday. hahaha. yayy!
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:10 am
Yeeeeeees!!!!!! Finaly!!!
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:28 am
Waiting til July 10th is now gonna be like waiting for Christmas when I was 5...Looking forward to what you guys put together sir.
June 27th, 2012 @ 7:01 am
You are making history !
June 27th, 2012 @ 7:14 am
Will I be able to use the plugin for stereoscopic ae work?
Anil sa
June 27th, 2012 @ 6:16 am
finally it is out... can't wait ...thnxx a.k & v.c
June 27th, 2012 @ 7:40 am
Shut up and take my money!!
June 27th, 2012 @ 8:30 am
Great, cant wait to see it.
Finaly !!!!!
this will be the the best of VCP i'm sure
June 27th, 2012 @ 8:59 am
Words cannot express my excitement for this plugin! Thank you so much for all your time and effort VC. Cannot wait!!!
June 27th, 2012 @ 9:46 am

Waiting for the release date :) !!
June 27th, 2012 @ 9:55 am
Do you know how it will work with the up coming render engine "Atomkraft" from jupiter jazz is it usefull to have both?
June 27th, 2012 @ 10:03 am
Hi Andrew, in the last year I moved to NukeX because I felt AE doesn't give me enough tools for complex 3D & VFX integration, does Elements will release for Nuke in the future?
In NukeX 6.3.1 they release their own particle system that can read OBJ, FBX, etc. does Elements does it better?

Thank you & Good luck
Mourad Ifrane
June 27th, 2012 @ 10:44 am
vous étes toujours le meilleur ...c'est grace à tes tutos et ta créativité eblouissante que After effect survive à présent.Adobe a tout pensé mais il a oublié de programmer un logiciel 3d....mais videocopilot et son pilote Andrew est heureusement là.Bravo.
Chris Carroll
June 27th, 2012 @ 10:55 am
I truly hope you can still find some way to torture some Sam Loya footage in the new tutorials. Might be difficult to find a way to work it in, but you guys are pretty creative... I believe you can do it!

You should be very proud of yourself and your team Andrew, you've really become an crucial part of the motion graphics universe and we all depend on you and appreciate your efforts.
    June 28th, 2012 @ 2:43 am
    ...what he said!
June 27th, 2012 @ 11:40 am
is it for a million dollar as it sez in youtube??? :))
hahahaaaa..way to go AK
cant wait for it
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:02 pm
*pulls out wallet and drools*

This will easily win best new plugin for this year (and maybe the next five years)!
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:19 pm
Will it be available for mac as well or just windows like free form pro.
    June 28th, 2012 @ 12:40 am
    I believe Andrew said it's available for both PC and Mac, AE versions CS3-CS6
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:24 pm
I appreciate all the hard work you guys put into this! Great design for the advertizement! I noticed it says "Supports OBJ & C4D files" on the blog but on the image Ad it says "Supports OBJ & FXB files" i have never even heard of .FXB lol
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:34 pm
Imports C4D files, that is awesome!
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:38 pm
Oh man, Thank you Andrew so much, i will drink 2 days straight and when July's 10th hard after party morning will come i'll be first in line for this golden baby. :) Thank you for this.
Focus Studio
June 27th, 2012 @ 12:59 pm
Siiiii, compatibilidad con archivos de cinema 4d!!!!

Victor Frerichs
June 27th, 2012 @ 1:37 pm
So actually we can use AE as C4D a bit? Import models and start exploding things?
June 27th, 2012 @ 3:10 pm
Are there any plans to make it available for Nuke? I think I read in one of your blog posts you'd been using Nuke.
June 27th, 2012 @ 3:33 pm
Really great, but I don't have money to buy it.... :(
Mr.Andrew how much time do you work on these programs?
    June 28th, 2012 @ 3:58 am
    I mean, my parents wont give me... :)
June 27th, 2012 @ 4:16 pm
I predict that, in about a month, all media will be flooded by crazy new particles :)
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
Awesome! Can't wait until this comes out. You guys have been working hard, and I've got a feeling we're all going to be seing some wicked new tutorials..... Just shattered the piggy bank, and dropped a duece in my pants.
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:23 pm
June 27th, 2012 @ 5:28 pm
Will it be compatible with CS3? 'Cause that's all I have for now :(
    June 27th, 2012 @ 5:31 pm
    Ugh, nevermind... I'm a dumbkopf LOL! Thanks for making it compatible with CS3. I really appreciate it. Working with camera tracker in CS3 have been a royal pain in the rectum because of the incompatibilities, I am glad Element 3D is compatible with CS3.
June 27th, 2012 @ 6:07 pm
Cannot wait...seriously...Hoping this plugin will be much better than Ae CS6's new 3D renderer...so many limitations and only support for nVidia Cards. Element looks just unbelievably awesome!
June 27th, 2012 @ 6:08 pm
Just wondering...will Element support OBJ sequences? Guess i'll find out when the promo videos come out!
June 27th, 2012 @ 7:19 pm
Are you all still planning on porting Optical Flares to Nuke? I coulda sworn that something was mentioned about it at one point...
June 27th, 2012 @ 8:02 pm
I love the price hyperlink. Hahaha that was great. I'm a HUGE fan of VC and I've bought a few of the programs and i can't wait for this one.
June 27th, 2012 @ 8:58 pm
J10 is my birthday! Excellent choice.
June 27th, 2012 @ 8:59 pm
Im super excited to get this news ... can't wait AK. Cheers and good luck in everything u do!!!
June 27th, 2012 @ 9:43 pm
Got my cash ready and waiting!
    June 28th, 2012 @ 6:55 am
    I think you'll need internet money for this one Rich.
June 27th, 2012 @ 11:29 pm
OH that's great i am eagerly waiting for this plug in.YAHOOOOOOOOOO.
June 27th, 2012 @ 11:30 pm
Prepare to become a very Rich Man
June 28th, 2012 @ 12:22 am
great, but can we do the launch on the 11th? it's my birthday ..;-)
June 28th, 2012 @ 1:46 am
this have the potential to be a truly industry changing plugin. if it will support obj seq. it will be THE tool for Ae. I wonder if there are some Physics included, since there are particles anyway, so a simple bounce/deflect/spawn on coll. are in order...from the ui i can see u can choose texturing so the next thing in mind is it will keep uvwmaping data from obj. goooooood bye silly 20 hours renders in max for 3 seconds of footage. I'm so gonna buy this, 10x AK.
June 28th, 2012 @ 2:18 am
Hi there, can you also generate a z-depth pass with the plugin, by adding a AE camera?
June 28th, 2012 @ 3:27 am
Andrew ...when the PROMOTIONAL video come on the screens?
June 28th, 2012 @ 3:30 am
great, but can we do the launch on the 11th? it's my birthday ..;-)
June 28th, 2012 @ 5:22 am
Hooo yesss!
I already love the packaging! Will it make cofee?
June 28th, 2012 @ 6:24 am

I have purchased nearly all of your products, and I always receive compliments and comments on the quality and content of what I make. I very much appreciate the amount of time and effort you both put into your free tutorials and the absolute professional avenue you have presented me with to be able to exploit this, and other, types of media. It seems likes magic at first (kind of like when you first get an Ipod), but after a few weeks you help all of us understand that with attention to detail, patience, and a lot of coffee we all can make little realities of our own. My video and motion graphics productions have taken me farther than I could have fathomed starting out with a laptop, a cheap (99$) digital vid camera, and my friends who started to hate the phrase "man...can you do that again?"

But, even with all that I most of all appreciate the clever and well placed levity you include in your tutorials and product descriptions. This latest link to Mr...I mean Dr. evil's ransom demand is hysterical, and it almost makes me forgive Mike Myers for "The GURU"...almost ;)

Thank You Very Much for doing what you do, and I wish you all the best thoughts with your career. I hope JJ hands the reigns off to you for Star Trek 2.

Rick Kimmel
June 28th, 2012 @ 8:13 am
https://vimeo.com/43915983 see our video! we use the Videocopilot's tutorial for a homework of degree.
Diptanu Paul
June 28th, 2012 @ 9:04 am
I hope this might be the greatest product VCP has ever released. In-fact the promo poster gave lots of idea how it is gonna be. depth of field, 3d render, inbuilt graphics renderer, extrude and that glowing object in the promo poster giving away the light. It is really 3D. Is there anything You did not include in this product?
Jhonatan Queiroz
June 28th, 2012 @ 9:23 am
Hello,I'm from Brazil and I love the site of you
Jhonatan Queiroz
June 28th, 2012 @ 9:24 am
Hello, I'm from Brazil and I love the site of you
June 28th, 2012 @ 9:50 am
I want buy it in the X - day)
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:18 am
Hurry it up, already. I'm getting blisters on my fingers from constantly rechecking the page for more deets on Element...
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:44 am
Why not in July the 4th ?
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:48 am
Andrew.K uses Ctrl+f to check where his name was typed in this page and according to this he decides to answer or not answer the provided question ;)
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:50 am
Well ... ok I ll say the truth, in fact it`s me who uses the above trick hehehheh
June 28th, 2012 @ 11:08 am
Great Great .. 10th of July ... mark the calander boys .. this day we will ride :D
June 28th, 2012 @ 1:18 pm
Will this also require a CUDA compaible card to work? One of the biggest letdowns in CS6, the rendering engine requires a CUDA compatible (nVida) card which I do not have, and have no budget to get anytime soon)...
June 28th, 2012 @ 1:19 pm
I'm curious if this will require a CUDA compatible graphics card to make use of it?
    June 28th, 2012 @ 6:26 pm
    They say they have made a new OpenGL renderer...by the sounds of that, it should work fine on both ATI & NVidia cards.
    June 28th, 2012 @ 6:31 pm
    no its not gonna require CUDA. As i watched his promo 11 month ago He explained that even 2 years old Video card vil be capable of handling this plug in.
    June 28th, 2012 @ 11:47 pm
    Hoping it uses ATI cards also...cuda only software is beginning to be a right PITA !

    Could we have confirmation on this MR Kramer please?
June 28th, 2012 @ 4:27 pm
Element 3D - 10th of July
Batman 3 - 20th of July

June 28th, 2012 @ 5:56 pm
Just tell me who to make the check out to.
June 28th, 2012 @ 6:23 pm
I have only one question …. this product is sent to Latin America or Uruguay will only be downloading online?
June 28th, 2012 @ 6:28 pm
Work you have done is amazing. Its gonna be one of most needed plug-ins on the market. And greatest thing is the speed it can be modified-Realtime.
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:02 pm

watch this plugin like element
June 28th, 2012 @ 10:24 pm
Great Andrew

Finally We get elements soon


Can You Release Your The Bullet Promo Effect Tutorials
June 28th, 2012 @ 11:51 pm
U R Great!

U Know??

thanks VC!
dario benzini
June 29th, 2012 @ 12:38 am
I downoaded a pre release of Elements: awesome!! I made a short test render, you can watch it here:

June 29th, 2012 @ 1:02 am
Looks brillliant. Ive just upgraded to cs6, very disapointed with lack ATI card support for the new features like ray tracing.

Hopefully your 3d engine is more card friendly ;)
June 29th, 2012 @ 7:03 am
I have been trying to shove 100$ bills into my monitor every time I end up on this page since last September. Then I started throwing the money at the screen thinking I wasnt trying hard enough.

Hope its under $500. Im going to guess $349.98

You guys deserve to charge $1000 a copy how much time you have given out of your MARRIED with CHILDREN life to teach the people that can take your job. YOU TEACH YOUR COMPETITION FOR FREE!!!!! And then 90% of them complain when you arent donating your time once a week. I say the less we see Andrew the better because that means hes making money or making the old lady happy. Congrats dude, im sure 10 years ago you would have never saw this coming.....oh and thanks for stealing Alexander Alexandrov.
    June 30th, 2012 @ 5:25 am
    @Timothy What did that mean: and thanks for stealing Alexander Alexandrov ?
Chris Carroll
June 29th, 2012 @ 12:24 pm
I guess you had to call it "Element 3D" since "Totally Bitchin' 3D Stuff for AE" wouldn't fit on the case...
Zack Seagraves
June 29th, 2012 @ 6:10 pm
I'm throwing my money at the screen but nothing's happening!
    July 2nd, 2012 @ 7:35 am
    keep throwing! i'm doing the same! hopefully soon it will work! maybe in 8 days...
Shadow Dancer
June 30th, 2012 @ 10:38 am
Nice, can't w8 to check it out, I also have some questions
1: Does Element support multiple frame? So we can import our animations sequences into the After Effects.
2: Does Element have render passes such as reflection pass, ambient occ pass, diffuse, etc ?
June 30th, 2012 @ 11:44 am

Tu navegador no soporta iframes.
Jeremy Neville
June 30th, 2012 @ 3:55 pm
Hey Andrew, I was just wondering, I'm working with my Dad this summer and I should have around $300-$400 by the time this comes out, plus I SERIOUSLY need it for one of my upcoming videos (I'm hopeless with 3DS Max). Is my budget near the price this is being released for?
July 1st, 2012 @ 12:21 am
Hey Andrew Kramer, great work man this is probably your far best work. I was hoping that this plugin package would have a lot of tutorials in it, as your previous package action essentials didn't have much tuts. Thank you.
July 1st, 2012 @ 10:53 pm
Is july 10th going to be your son's birthday?
July 2nd, 2012 @ 5:14 am
Andrew Kramer is well-known in the AE plugins community I beleive..
So its really big news when he would release a new plugin , and this time its not any plugin .. its ELEMENTS 3D, I didnt try it yet but I think this is a new leap for AE in general because it seems like this plugin wont let us to buy another 3D software (that's what i guess)
I am more than excited to have my own copy of elements 3D ..
n thx a lot Andrew .. u r the best when its about AE
my warmth greetings to u from the origin of Arabia - Yemen :)
July 2nd, 2012 @ 7:33 am
Hey Andrew. been following your Ae tuts for as long as i've had Ae... what are the plans for student pricing? i'm home schooled and a youtube partner and really want to do a overview of this plug-in when it comes out!
July 3rd, 2012 @ 9:52 pm
No word on how UV's are handled? Unwrap-style like 3DS? Automatic unfolding? Bueller? :)
July 4th, 2012 @ 2:34 am
Wooooooooooooooooooooooow, can’t wait
July 4th, 2012 @ 6:44 am
shut up Andrew Kramer!!! Just take my money!!!
July 4th, 2012 @ 7:16 am
OH! Andrew I can't wait to get my hands on it :)
I hope its so worth it as it looks :)
July 5th, 2012 @ 11:03 am
Outstanding!!!!! July 10th can't come soon enough!!!
July 5th, 2012 @ 11:11 pm
All the very best sir . . . you are blowing very bodies mind, keep blowing :)
July 6th, 2012 @ 3:56 am
ohhh ohh.. cant wait any longer andrew.. all other products were awesome... this should blow the mind away.. for the long wait!!!
July 6th, 2012 @ 11:26 am
Hey Andrew,

Can we import animated objects? I use realflow fluids simulated animation though they are inform of bin files between Realflow and maya. Looks like Element3d will only support objs at this point. Are you thinking of adding fbx format to include animation.

July 6th, 2012 @ 11:41 am
Hey Andrew,
I've a question:
Is there a way in "Element 3d" to import 3dsmax files?
Thank you!
July 8th, 2012 @ 5:13 am
Yes, I too would also like to know if 3dmax files (as well as fbx) can be imported as well, and if their would are any extended features for "Elements 3d" in relation to c4d, can you for example bake an animated scene in c4d and import it and things like that?
thank you
July 11th, 2012 @ 7:01 am
please add support for softimage scenes!!!!

this is frickin awesome man!! been waiting for years for something like this to come out!
July 12th, 2012 @ 10:35 am
Hi,it is compatible in xp 32 bit (direct X9)
    August 8th, 2012 @ 3:35 pm
    Hola, es compatible en Windows XP de 32 bits (Direct X9)
July 14th, 2012 @ 8:15 am
Does anyone knows how to use a simple shape (png) or vector shape into the element 3D? I've tried to add it into the Custome layers or Custom Textures then extrude it, but the result is zero.
Jhonnel Pica
August 8th, 2012 @ 1:09 am
Make it Free for me Andrew since I am still a student and I use your plug-ins on my school project. Im not rich, Im just one out there, amazed of your works.
October 25th, 2012 @ 5:22 am
hi andrew.im ali,i adore you...really i dont know how to tell you how much i like you
Andrew jhon
January 14th, 2013 @ 6:24 pm
Hi Andrew your tutorials are really help full but i wanna request you that plz add some action tutorials like movies(matrix reloded etc).
Thank you.
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