Now Available: Optical Flares for Nuke

Optical Flares for Nuke is now available!

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Top Features:

  • Custom Lens Flare Generator
  • Over 100 Presets Including new Nuclear Presets + Conspiracy Presets
  • 70+ Photographic Textures  & Anamorphic sprites
  • On Lens Simulations
  • Save and Share Presets
  • Dynamic Triggering for automatic animations
  • Generate multiple 2D Lens Flares on a single instance
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9 months ago
Hey Andrew. Your Work is awesome, I just bought the CC2014 suite and have been hearing that Optical Flares isn't working. It's one of the things I'd really love to have, but I'm afraid to buy it. Does it work with CC2014 AE?
1 year ago
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2 years ago
We Love your work!
tnx tnx nice tnx
Some Guy
2 years ago
Trees and brushes pack for Element 3D ;)? only joking :D
2 years ago
I'm waiting for optical flares for Premiere Pro
brett goodwin
2 years ago
Nuke is AWESOME, after effects is AWESOME, im proficient at both. They do the same thing, it just depends if you like node based or timeline based workflows:) optical flares are astonishing anyway you slice it;)))
2 years ago
having a problem to open a MOV format video in Nuke6.0v4 … error shows that the ffmpegReader not found.. plz help what can i do to fix thiz..??
2 years ago
hi master . i have some Request . pls start make a tutorial for nuke .
adobe isnt good friend for copilot( cinewar ) . and nuke is the best software for composits . i think everything from after effects you said . tnx
2 years ago
thank you my brother i will try it today give me your email to write to you you really greatman
    2 years ago
    you are welcome , hop it work for you .try this and email me .
    this is my email :-
2 years ago
hye anyone please tell me which driver is nice .

ATI orignal driver or ATI mobality ?
    2 years ago
    my brother did you saw my topic up i have problem with ATI mobality my laptop have 6630m its ATI mobality and its in vga list work with element but i cannot make element work in my lapto and no one help me in this site from 2/2013 we now in 7/2013 so i donot know what i can say
    2 years ago
    ok dude , try this ..

    just download driver checker full virstion on torrent .
    then on that software you update your card driver .
    (useing that software ok not orignal site )
    it will give you update patch . it can be help you garenty . i also use it .
2 years ago
Wonderful work, AWESOME and amazing and beautiful legend
but iAam very sorry to say your team never give us any Help i have problem with your element 3d from 2\ 2013 and i never get any help
my problem its <>
my laptop sony vpcca15fg my vga radeon hd 6630m & i saw it in your list in 1 and 1.5 also 1.6
but not me only who get this problem its all users sony laptops
and your team sayed update the vga from amd website
see this from your site

my sir amd sayed this when try get last update from her site

The following notebooks are not compatible with this tool:
Notebooks equipped with switchable graphics Toshiba® notebooks
Sony® VAIO® notebooks
Panasonic® notebooks
you can see that in the nd of this page

The AMD Mobility Radeon™ graphics driver supplied by the notebook manufacturer is customized for the built-in display and the features and functions specific to the notebook. It is recommended to use the drivers provided by the notebook manufacturer.

If installing an operating system other than the one currently supported by the notebook, the notebook may not meet all requirements. As such supported graphics drivers may not be available.

The AMD Mobility Radeon Driver Verification Tool will display the following error if it fails to validate the graphics hardware. This is due to incompatible hardware/configuration in your notebook. Please contact the notebook manufacturer for assistance.
see this in

now with last update in sony website the element donot work
and any update from adm cannot work too so what i can do
that mean all laptops element 3d cannot work with in ?? with amd vga
i wait your replay here my sir
    2 years ago
    and i speked with from 2/2013 they just say keep updata vga tell mw what i can do to make element work no updata make it work
2 years ago
Andrew, PLEASE for the love of all that is dark-haired Lucas... no lens flares in Episode VII.

Awesome quality stuff as always...
2 years ago
Hey Andrew,

Is there a way for AE users to purchase the Nuclear Flare pack?

Thank you!
2 years ago
Will the nuclear presets ever be available for the regular version of optical flares? I would love to buy them.
2 years ago
Element 3D 2.0 FOR NUKE????
    2 years ago
    having a problem to open a MOV format video in Nuke6.0v4 error shows that the ffmpegReader not found.. plz help what can i do to fix thiz..??
2 years ago
Here Google is your friend ...
2 years ago
what's nuke and why do people use it?
2 years ago
Any chance of the AE version getting the new lens textures and sprites
2 years ago
Great looking Lens flare sets for Nuke, we were wondering what your Stereo support is like and also if you have examples of non-anamorphic flares?
2 years ago
I always feel mildly insignificant whenever 'the Nuke kids' chime in. Like my After Effects equipment just isn't big enough to satisfy a VFX supervisor's needs. Should I console myself in the opinion that 'it's what you do with it that matters' or do you think I might be on to something? Am I the only one that feels this way?
    2 years ago
    I felt the way you do now, so I switched to Nuke. While I have no regrets, Nuke is very expensive, and I am still paying it off. I really do not think you need to worry about switching to Nuke, or ever thinking like AE is not up for the job.

    AE is very powerful, and is an essential tool to myself (A Nuke user). The only reason why I would suggest switching from AE to Nuke, is if your workflow with AE as your compositor is just not working anymore. If it is handling what you shove at it, and I am pretty sure it is, stick with AE and keep learning it.
    2 years ago
    I use both programs daily. But I don't think you can compare them really. Because they're ment for two different things:

    AE = High end Motion Graphics.

    Nuke = High end compositing (and not to forget the wonderful 32 bit float and true 3d space).
2 years ago
Looks great! Any chance of the AE version getting the new lens textures and sprites? I really dig the new "spark" lens element. Or will that be 2.0?
2 years ago
Iron Man 3 & Avengers You Are The Best Andrew!!!
2 years ago
Very cool. Tons of Nuke compositors will love this. What is the time table for Optical Flares 2.0 for AE?
2 years ago
Hey Andrew can you give us a hint for the car model pack? I know you said its for this summer but we cant wait for more information for these models!

We Love your work!
    2 years ago
    I think he said the aircraft model pack was coming up next (this summer)..and it sure feels like summer in LA...
2 years ago
Thanks dude for bringing this great plugin to nuke!
Optical Flares is really amazing and unbelievable powerful.
A great benefit for digital artists!

By the way...perhaps "one more thing" today?...for example car pack for Element 3D ;)? only joking - have a nice day!
Arvid Kronosjö
2 years ago
WOOOO ive waited so long for this!!!!
2 years ago
hey video copilot, we got another nomination! thank you for your great products and effort! you're the best! we used OF too ;)
2 years ago
i am happy with my after effects, but it will be very good to see that the same plugin i used is now used in hollywood film :D
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