NEW Plug-In: SABER Now Available 100% Free!


Watch Tutorial on Youtube in HD

Our sweet new energy plug-in is available right now for free! Check out the tutorial and start downloading! Staying up for two days straight is not ideal but happy to have it up!

Key Uses:

  • Create Energy Beams, Lightsabers, Lasers, Portals, Neon Lights, Electric, Haze & more


Features:

  • Create High quality energy & lights beams
  • Realistic Glow falloff
  • Advanced Core Settings
  • Built-in Distortion
  • 50 Presets (View Gallery)
  • Dynamic Text and Mask Outlines
  • Stackable FX with Add mode


DOWNLOAD PLUG-IN: For After Effects!

 

POSTED:
11 months ago
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1322 Comments

CatArtz
3 days ago
Please make a 32 bit cs4 version , plzzzz i really like the plug-in and i want to make some stuff with it
Djevo1
1 week ago
Is it at all possible to get a feature added to this plugin. It would be very cool if it supported getting the opacity from masks in after effects.
Pian
2 weeks ago
Need 32 bit Please 🙏🙏🙏
hung
2 weeks ago
Hi. I cannot install for My PC. Every time i make a double click on Saber installer, a windows message appears: saberinstaller has stopped working. Please tell me how to fix this error and install Saber correctly. Thank you very much
3 weeks ago
thank you very mach pro for plugin after effect
Pete Sparks
3 weeks ago
Do I need element 3d for this to work?
    Azer
    2 weeks ago
    No, its a stand alone plug in, enjoy!
roman
3 weeks ago
it keeps saying cant run on pc.. i use a windows 8 whats wrong?
ritesh
3 weeks ago
I have Windows PC..the Saber pluginn is not been installed in windows...it says to close the program all the time...
Michael
4 weeks ago
I am having trouble getting it into after effects. someone please help
Habib
4 weeks ago
Excellent Plag-in Thanks a Lot
Muhsin
4 weeks ago
Thank you for your free plug ins .I will very usefully to the video copilot site
4 weeks ago
Great plugin !! Thank you :)
SlowyFX
1 month ago
I WANT FOR AE CS4!!!! I WAANTTTTTT!!!
João vitor
1 month ago
32 bits ??? :(
Víctor
1 month ago
Thanks a lot for the Plugin! Keep making videos, you're good.
gg
1 month ago
thanks a lot for that
joaquin
1 month ago
Does it work with older versions of Element 3D??? Cuz I don't have the last one....
Ben
2 months ago
does this work with hitfilm
Dodok
2 months ago
Amazing, the best! Thans!!!
2 months ago
thans guy
Priyanshu
2 months ago
I need 32 bit version of saber please
2 months ago
Best of the best!
Munziri
2 months ago
Thanks guy
2 months ago
Only says THANKS!!!
eving
2 months ago
it stopped working after 2017 CC
Hopefully, it gets an update
This plugin is just too awesome ~!
    James Alickolli
    1 month ago
    I just used it a couple of days ago for 2017 it works fine
Jay
3 months ago
Doesnt work with new AE update :(
John Trabelsi
3 months ago
Hey guys, are you planning to support AE CC 2017 soon? :(
    alex bogli
    3 months ago
    You can do it manually : Install > custom > adobe after effects > presets
    Nicholas S Andrews
    3 months ago
    If you go into the into your program files/adobe/adobe after effects cc/support files/plug-ins and copy the Video Copilot folder and paste it into the Adobe After Effects Plug-ins folder (not the Adobepsl plug-ins) it will show up for 2017 version :)
    John
    2 months ago
    Worked!! Thank you guys!
3 months ago
DO NOT UPDATE TO 2017!
I just installed the Creative Cloud 2017 update, and it seems Saber does not work. I tried reinstalling, since it said it was deleting the old files, but it still does not show up. Until this is confirmed and/or fixed, please DO NOT UPDATE TO 2017.
Laurence M
3 months ago
Is it possible to create sharp ends of a line with this? i know you can change start and end softness to give a rounded effect but how could i go about making for example an arrow?
3 months ago
Great plugin. Does anyone know of a quick method or tracing lines/paths with the glow? I want to replace the line art from my sketches with neon glows.
Matt S
3 months ago
Windows installer is corrupt. I can download the zip file with no problem but when i extract the zip i get "Cannot open file 'SaberInstaller_1.0.39_Win.Zip'. It does not appear to be a valid archive." Can anyone please help? I really would like to use this plug in on the project that i am working on. Thanks.
    Ritesh
    3 weeks ago
    i am also facing Same Problem..
3 months ago
This Plugin is Much Best!, Good Job Video Capilot
SAOOD HASAN
3 months ago
SIR YOU ARE REALY ROCK I M YOUR FAN PLEASE ACCEPT ME AS YOUR PUPIL. PLEASE
Orlando
3 months ago
32 avaliable?
rowliv
3 months ago
If only I could get in your mind and see the ideas in the making! Wow
3 months ago
This plugin rulezz! It is very easy to use, its very important. THX!
etefe
3 months ago
Thanks copilot thanks a lord...........
3 months ago
I lke this seber
3 months ago
criete one for sony vegas plese !! ☻
chandu
3 months ago
IT IS NOT INSTALLING
Pam
4 months ago
Can anyone help me with an issue today? Its kinda urgent I fix this. I have a background and some ART letters on top of background, I need to have EACH art letter have fire around it. I Masked each art letter (not text) and then drag SABER effects on only one letter at a time, I select mask, and fire and it looks cool. but a BOUNDING box is around the letter and I can't get rid of it, the foreground has 9 letters and 9 bounding boxes that show (ugly) I only want the fire around the actual LETTER graphics not putting it in a box too. Can anyone tell me how to select an ART letter (or anything actually) that has been masked close around it, then have the fire on it and the background of that item be transparent - something is filling in the bounding box each time. I can send screen shot, this is really important for me to figure out, can you help?
    3 months ago
    Hey! had you resolved the problem?
4 months ago
amazing plugin,thx bro this is what i looking for
Divakar Singh
4 months ago
Sir i have been using your plugins . they are awesome. but saber plugin when applied to a layer didn't make the background transparent. so when i put something behind it , it cut the graphics which is behind . is there any way to resolve this issue. please do help. thank you so much for the plugins and the tutorials.
    Pam
    4 months ago
    I think I have this same problem, did you ever figure out how to resolve it? See my posting today.
Enenon
4 months ago
32 bits plzzz
Conner Adams
4 months ago
Why can I not install this? I keep getting error code 40. Does anyone know a fix?
ks0017h
4 months ago
I have a problem. After saber plug-in installation process AfterFX.exe does not shut down in the Window 7 Task Manager.
Deiu
4 months ago
i can`t even install the damn thing. it crashes when i double click it, any solutions ?? Windows 7
Nirakar
4 months ago
I was going through the plugin . But its not downloading. any idea ?
4 months ago
sorry, but plugin don't work for AE cc 2015.3 Win 10
    Michael
    3 months ago
    Yes it does. You need to manually place the saber plug-in file into the after effects 'effects' folder.
    MHb
    3 months ago
    I had to install it twice on win 10 by closing all application(s). Then it starts working great
edson
5 months ago
guy put a version for Windows 10 many people suffer from it I found that the video copilot brings news even for users who have computers with Windows 10 please help us in Windows 10 does not install
    Alexis
    4 months ago
    i launched installer twice and it's working on two computers on windows 10.
Dark
5 months ago
o Meu Não Funciona!
kishlay
5 months ago
its not working in cs3. can u tell me how to correctly intall it in cs3 version
5 months ago
muchas gracias para Usted ANDREW
Gubran Baddour
5 months ago
thank uuuu ANDREW that was nice of u.. amazing plugin
Tony
5 months ago
Where you can buy the blade of the prop they are using? I like the idea of the light being already present so you don't have to add it in.
alireza
5 months ago
i grew up with your tutorials
mbsaky
5 months ago
Thanks copilot thanks a lord...........
alilou
5 months ago
Thanks for all...My respects...!
Francis Stevens
5 months ago
I don't get it... You give this away but not something like models for element? We could just model them in c4d and import them... Thanks though cause this shit is the BOMB
Midhun
5 months ago
Oh Andrew... 10 years and counting... :) Cheers!!
Tabbetz
5 months ago
Is it possible to track the smoke to background?
sam
5 months ago
I have i3 with 1 GB AMD graphic card + 8 GB ram. what is the system configuration you are using Or any other ideal configuration for Adobe after effect ?
JKoenen
5 months ago
LOVE IT
Mee
5 months ago
Thank You Sir <3
Han
5 months ago
Thank you very much!
festus
5 months ago
hi how can i access my copilot scene setup.. i have already downloaded it free and installed it freely
John
5 months ago
Can anyone upload the files in mediafire to download it doesn't open my installer just install and upload the plugin files
5 months ago
I have Element 3D 1.6, but still havent upgraded to 2.2 yet... will this saber plug-in work on it? or only I upgrade?
Jose Rangel
5 months ago
Thank you guys!
lmfao
5 months ago
why yall still on 32bit lmao
DAVID
5 months ago
I LOVE YOU ANDREW
Ankit Goel
5 months ago
its not working
HarishMahendra
5 months ago
Your simply awesome dude...Thumps up :)
Anup Mishra
5 months ago
I need this plugin for After Effects Cs6
Leigh-Rhys James
5 months ago
legend as always , total legend.
5 months ago
32 BITS Please :'(
KSM CREATER
6 months ago
Thank u for free sabar
skpkhun
6 months ago
I really like this affect.
6 months ago
Cool, thanks dude, u're awesome
Craazy
6 months ago
Pleaseee 32 Bits :/
6 months ago
ive got W x32 ...so, i´d love to have that effect but i cant so...i will try to upgrade my computer just to get THAT... makes me insane, I WANT IT...
6 months ago
Man Please 32 Bits :(
Cristian
6 months ago
Hi! I need this plug-in for 32bit please!
Children
6 months ago
I DONT KNOW WHY SOMEONE STILL ASK FOR 32BITS...WHY DONT UPDATE YOUR AE OR YOUR COMPUTER?
    lmfao
    5 months ago
    100% agree
6 months ago
32BITS PLEASE !!!!! AND AFTER EFFECTS CS4!!!!!!!! PLEASE
RaaHH
6 months ago
32bits pls !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i need this plugins in cs4
Stasy
6 months ago
Thank you so much for this awesome plugin!!!!!
6 months ago
for 32 bits please.
JUNIOR XD
6 months ago
HOLA AMIGOS SOY JUNIOR XD
6 months ago
I am so happy to find this free plugins today. Thanks Sir!
Braiden
6 months ago
I don't really understand why this won't download for me. Running AE 2015 on a $5k pc and it's coming up as a threat/virus through Norton. Makes me hesitant to drop cash for future purchases with even a free download giving issues.
AungThura
6 months ago
Thanks for all
6 months ago
For 32bits, please =D
6 months ago
For 32Bit x32 / x86 Pleaseeee :)


The Plugin is Perfect, but I No have 64 bit
6 months ago
and why are they saying that my licence is invalid
6 months ago
Pls my element 3d is behaving somehow, when i open it my 3d objects are flat and white ....pls this's urgent what should i do
Bruno
6 months ago
Hi, I would like to know how to add a plugin in my after effects cs6, is that I am new and do not know much about such things: P
Jatin Narul
6 months ago
Hey can you provide the project file used in this tutorial?
Faizan
6 months ago
Hi..!!! :D Thank you for this Plugin Free :D :D
Frank Obediah Waka
6 months ago
what is the best way in using the Saber?
Eme
6 months ago
This plugin is absolutely amazing! And giving it away for free? You're awesome man! (:
Olga
6 months ago
I can not pass by without leaving a comment! Huge thanks to the author for such a generous gift! Everything works, the plugin installed without problems on the After Effects2015. I'm so excited!
Larry
7 months ago
Does anybody know how to get the energy part of the saber (the light), onto a transparent background to use for composite images? I can only seem to have it on black background, probably easy but I always choose the hardest way first lol, cheers guys.
    emil
    6 months ago
    Just what I'm trying to figure out, please let me know if you find a way. And also please leave me you're mail so I can contact you too if I find a way.
    emilcupic@gmail.com
Johann
7 months ago
the set up installation doesn't work on windows 7. Impossible to launch :(
7 months ago
For 32bit pls!
Chris
7 months ago
Hi, i have After Effects cs4 and x32 or x86 sistem, can the plugin update to 32 and 64 bits? thanks, exelent plugin !
Hitmaxx
7 months ago
I am trying to get the glow to be black, to create a sort of smokey effect with the Saber plugin. However it just turns white.
I correct the problem with Color Correction->Levels, but I was wondering if it's just that the properties of a glow simply cannot exist as black?

The plugin is great otherwise, thank you.
IllumiFX
7 months ago
Hello, I have a problem with the installer. When I'm installing it, it crashes. Plz fix it.
Phoenix
7 months ago
Dude you're giving this away for FREE? Truly a god among men.
Sam
7 months ago
Absolutely love the ease of iterating looks with this. Spent a lazy Saturday learning to use it for different effects and came out with this hot pink mess.

https://vimeo.com/173270078
7 months ago
thanks for this awesome plugin.
theChamp
7 months ago
Really awesome plugin!! BUT I'm having some problems with it.

Everytime I'm creating a mask (after having added the saber effect to a solid and selecting 'layer mask' from core type) the saber doesn't line up with my mask. If I'm drawing my mask path at the bottom right corner, the saber appears in the upper left corner. Any help would be great
Praveen
7 months ago
Many thanks for this free plugin!
adrian
7 months ago
hEy guys i have a quiestion maybe you can figure it out. how can i track the starting point and end point of the saber. thanks!
7 months ago
Looks like folks at Sony Pictures Japan went a little crazy with your plugin for their Ghostbusters video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is31GGfhz8o
Kuki
7 months ago
Many thanks for this free plugin! Happy 10th anniversary and we look forward to subscribing to your awesome talent that you share with us! It means a great deal to us aspirants to one day become your level. More power to you and the whole VC team!
Enrique Garcia
7 months ago
This doesn't work with AE CC 2015.3
    Oxygenium
    7 months ago
    For me works well ;). You must select "Custom" in installation and find folder with After Effects plugins.
    Bocomo Fu
    5 months ago
    AE CC 2015 can works well, Thanks for the saber plug, it's very good and useful
7 months ago
I have a problem.When i open the installer it doesn't open to install and it crashes.Please help. Stuff:After fx CC 2014 Amd FX 6350 Palit GTX 960 8GB RAM

Email:giannisgamer123@yahoo.gr
    Oxygenium
    7 months ago
    In installation select "Custom" and find folder with After Effects plugins. Then install it.
    IllumiFX
    7 months ago
    pata to custom <3
Meissa cisse
7 months ago
thank s Andrew
and video copilot
Jason
7 months ago
Dude, Andrew and team, quality plugin! Thank you AGAIN for another Great free product. You really know how to make customer base loyal Video Copilot users!! Super Satisfied!
Dean
7 months ago
Forget my last post I sorted by navigating to the plugin folder via the "custom" option in the wizard.

D
Rodrigo
7 months ago
Doesn´t works on adobe cs6 on mac
Horst
7 months ago
Hey,

Your Plug In doesn't works on After Effects CC 2015.3
    maxraphy
    7 months ago
    had the same issue after updating, you have to install it manually go get the saber.aex file in the cc2015 and copy it in the 2015.3 cc plug in folder
    Horst
    7 months ago
    Okay, today's lesson was to learn how to manually install the plug in XD
CC
7 months ago
Andrew,

Thank you so much! That was a great plug-in!
However, i found a promblem with using saber that keying frame in core end ,which is using the preset"Tractor Beam",the glow core will become so big which is too bright, i don't know what's wrong with it
7 months ago
ANDREW KRAMER thanks for everything, Video copilot is changing my learning for the better. Even still learning how to use After Effects CC I think Video Copilot indispensable in any job.

[PT-BR]
Obrigado !
SpaceCowboy
7 months ago
Awesome job Andrew! thank you!! it ROCKS!!!!!!!!!! greetings from the Dominican Republic
Vistasp Edulji
7 months ago
The installer won't start. Is the plugin really working or you are kidding us here. Fix the issue
Uttu
7 months ago
Can't install..!!!
    Bocomo fu
    7 months ago
    you may use 32 bit PC
Vistasp Edulji
7 months ago
One question I have is what are the minimum system requirements for this plug in. Don't want to download and feel dejected, instead of excited.
puk
7 months ago
I used it for an animated logo reveal. Works super on my mac. Thanks a lot Andrew.
Allan
7 months ago
SaberInstaller has stopped working, cant get it to work?
    Jordan
    7 months ago
    Run it as an admin, that's how I got it to work.
James Twyman
7 months ago
This is a great idea for a plugin but is almost 100% unstable.

On a brand new top spec 5k iMac its crashing After Effects and just closing it without reason or warning.

It means I can't continue working on my feature film. Could you please address this
Shelby
7 months ago
Hy i have a problem i rendered out my Overlay with this effect but when i did this i had a transparent background but when i wanted to use the animated overlay there was a black background there some one help ( Quick Time + RGB+Alapha , but i didnt pre-composed the effect maybe thats the problem? )
Zayizhi
8 months ago
What you gave us is much better than candies!! Thank you!! You are the man!
Ryzwan
8 months ago
Thanks a lot andrew kramer
Risu
8 months ago
Hi all, let us assume one shot a live action footage plate in their garden, where the scene is the camera looking straight ahead at a tree for example and then the camera operator walks from left to right with the camera still looking ahead. That plate is then brought into AE and the 2D tracker is applied. What if one then creates a solid circle shape in AE as shown by 'A' in the picture below. The question is, as the camera moves from left to right, would that solid cicle shape gradually change from a full circle to an elliptical type shape as shown in 'B'? I ask because if one were to place a Hula hoop (which is circular as we know) on a 4 feet stand and stuck the stand on the ground, if one were to move left or right while looking at the hoop, our vision combined with optical physics changes or bends the shape of the full circle and then transforms the hoop into more of an ellipse/oval.

I just wanted to know if AE will treat the digital 2D circle shape in the same way when footage is brought into AE and 2D camera tracked.

http://postimg.org/image/gt5140caj/
Jonas Lawes
8 months ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etm2b4ZxR-0

Did they use your saber plugin for this?! Anyway its a cool video.
And thanks for the plugin.
Thomas
8 months ago
I get Error Code 40 when trying to install it; any tips?
iGabriDzn
8 months ago
I'need this plugin for computer's of 32 bits, you can do this please, i'need much this plugin.
I Thanks since
already.
~SOU BRASILEIRO~
~I'AM BRAZILIAM~
ptc
8 months ago
Amazing effect but can you please create an alpha channel for it. Without alpha we cannot export transparent renders. PLEASE add an alpha channel to this.

PLEASE USE ALPHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    8 months ago
    How about pre-compose the layer and then make blending mode to "screen"?
    Deepak
    7 months ago
    Hi
    PTC
    Please check in render setting of SABER Plugin there
    Composite Setting - Transparent option

    Thanks
    Deepak
    7 months ago
    Hi
    PTC
    Please check in render setting of SABER Plugin there
    Composite Setting - Transparent option

    Thanks
    deepak
    7 months ago
    plz go to render setting (SABER PLUGIN) composite setting
    option Transparent

    Thanks
8 months ago
Sir, i am unable to download the plugin how to create a cinematic video, Thanks for your hard and superb knowledge
8 months ago
FUNCiONA NO CS4 32 BiTS?
Kaykay
8 months ago
No 32 bit version? Can someone please tell me where's the 32 bit version?
    Damien
    8 months ago
    Actually this plug in works only on 64 bit system. u should update your system
8 months ago
Wow this would be great to use but like a few others on older operating systems, its doesn't seem to open on Mac 10.7.5 Any other way to install?
Miimii
8 months ago
Não tem para 32 bits? ;-;
Marcin
8 months ago
plugin is so cool :) please see my work with it and let me know what you think .... thank you :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwBSKoVM1Hc
Rob
8 months ago
Just wanted to say a big thank you for creating and giving away this plug-in for free. You released it just in time for me to finish my Star Wars Alphabet animation in time for May 4th! Check out the liberal use of Saber (ironically no lightsabers) here:
https://youtu.be/PZdxAGDxyaM
9 months ago
Hey there. I'm working with Mousetrappe on a high profile project that uses Saber. We have found that rendering in After Effects 2015.2 via Deadline 7.2 on Windows 7, Saber causes the render task to hang when completed and never progress to the next batch of frames. Is anyone else seeing this? When we run the job on render nodes with Windows 10 it seems to work fine.
anon
9 months ago
Hi could you please add a feature to give the core a center size? It has start and end size but when I put both to zero the saber disappears. It would be really good for planets, I've been using saber to make some great looking planets but to feather off the atmosphere on the dark side I've been using a linear wipe. It does the trick but it looks way better fading the edges with a 0 start and end size. For the moment I've been working around it by using two saber layers. One going from 0 to 25% offset with 0% start size and the other 25% to 50% offset and 0% end size, it looks better than the linear wipe but has a weird staggered blending of the two glows in the center. I think a center width property (which should probably be an optional setting) would fix that because there would only be one glow spanning the width of the saber. If you could please add that to the next version of saber that would be amazing :) Love you guys!!!
Kyle
9 months ago
Is there a way to simply freeze the effect for bullet time?
Steve
9 months ago
Wait, you worked on the titles for The Force Awakens? Does that include the crawl? Because the timing was a little off on the crawl. "Episode VII" appeared about half a second too soon. There's a particular note that it should appear on. Also, there should have been no CAPITALISED words (never mind more than one) as it's an odd-numbered film and only the even-numbered films were supposed to have them, though I'm guessing that was a creative decision higher up the food chain.
Michael
9 months ago
Hi All,

im somewhat of a novice so hopefully this is an easy question:

ive downloaded and installed the file, but when i go to open "Saber" (AEX File) it opens Ae but says the following:

After Effects error: Cant import file "Saber.aex": unsupported filetype or extension.. (0 :: 1)

is there a way around this issue?
thanks!
Thomas
9 months ago
Great plug-in! It's very much a huge game changer for all of us in VFX. I noticed that it can primarily take advantage of an AfterEffects layer's alpha channel (i.e., a text layer) or an applied path shape or mask. Will there ever be a version of this plug-in which can use a luma matte layer being applied to the solid layer that the plug-in has been applied towards? For example, the luma mattes that can come out of C4D in the form of object buffer .MOV files?
Bart
9 months ago
Great plugin. I've done an opening title in a style of a latino soap opera. Check it out!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAZBNqRkfP0
    9 months ago
    Looks great!
Wendel
9 months ago
Thanks Videocopilot this Plugin I've been waiting for this a long time ago, because before to me it was exausting make a light saber on AE! Thank much, and sorry for some mistakes on grammar but English, isn't my native language is Portuguese.
9 months ago
Love this plug-in! I used it with some drone footage I shot to make this wormhole portal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t25WMPHuGQ
9 months ago
Hey guys. Hope you like my Saber test! https://youtu.be/lkxutKLxvTw
Ami
9 months ago
14:31 I didn't get that how to make it?
How to make the wave line and let the effect on it

did anyone can teach me? Thanks :)
Czo
9 months ago
Nice glow feature! Would love a 32b glow and bloom pluging for 3D renders as well, I often find myself using waay yo much time trying to make natural glow and glares on renders with the default AE tools =/
djevo1
9 months ago
Is there any plan of adding mask opacity support so the sabers will disappear when the mask disappears?
mahesh kumar
9 months ago
help me plz
mahesh kumar
9 months ago
helooooo
eihab
9 months ago
No freaking way... THIS IS AMAZING! thank you so much!!!!!
James
9 months ago
Andrew,

Thank you so much! First for the wonderful Lightsaber effect, and also for all the wonderful tutorials and products. You have been an inspiration to me as well as a mentor.

Thanks again,
James
mustafa
9 months ago
Thank you so much Andrew
mahesh kumar
9 months ago
hey help me ...........
i download the video copilot saber plugin for AE cs6 but its not working,
if i am going to run the setup my system is atomically restarting
    outerbongolia
    8 months ago
    Hi Mahesh, I couldn't see a version for CS6 when I downloaded. Only CS2014 & CS2015.
Sriman Biswajit
9 months ago
God bless you dear..
Chandan Dutta
9 months ago
I got a question about optimum specs for a laptop which I can use for Adobe Aftereffect CC version, especially with : 1)Machine memory 2)VIDEO card memory 3)Processor speed?
Thanks,
9 months ago
Thanks! I used it to create the laser rings in my new music video along with the element boombox https://youtu.be/4-hss_yWGJs
Lynn Rainwater
9 months ago
Amazing! Thank you so much Andrew!
Jacob
9 months ago
After effects crash when I apply Saber Plugin to a text... HELP PLEASE!!!!
    9 months ago
    Don't apply it directly to the text layer. Apply it to a solid, and in the option you select Core Type > Text layer" then select the layer in the drop-down menu just below.
kharab
9 months ago
Could you tell us how you did the little smoke around the title in the Saber trailer?
9 months ago
This is awesome! Just what I was looking for!
Thank you!
9 months ago
Love the plug-in and your tutorials, but I'm having a strange issue. After I export my movie, the section containing any "Saber" effects renders out as a solid white screen. After the section passes by, the movie resumes as normal. Imagine the timeline as: 1-7 seconds in (looks great), 8-12 seconds in with saber effects (blank screen), 13-20 seconds (looks great again). Any idea on why plugin is rendering out funky? I can't seem to find any answers anywhere. Thanks. Note: Using a Windows computer with After Effects CC 2015 if that makes a difference.
    9 months ago
    Update: I rebooted the machine entirely and suddenly everything is hunky-dory. Feel free to disregard my post.
Patrick
9 months ago
I used saber to help create the hot pokers in S05e16 of GRIMM. This plugin is awesome :D
JB Z
9 months ago
Amazing plugin! Is there a way to get the effect similar to :25 with a ring of fire but have it rotated laying on a ground plane so that the flames are rising up from the ground plane?
iorn_B
9 months ago
Amazing! This Plug-In can use anywhere freely? Even a commercial use ?
Even though it's true, I can't believe it ...
It's true?
eilon hay
9 months ago
working like charm love u and your work been waiting all this time and I knew u wont let down u are awesome and I thank u
JJ
9 months ago
The trailer gave me goose bumps ALL OVER my body.
Anil
9 months ago
YOU ARE AWESOME
matavia
9 months ago
Oh.My.Goodness. You are sent from the heavens!!! Thank you
Lucas
9 months ago
This is absolutely incredible! You and the team are beyond generous! Thank you so much!! I see limitless possibilities for this amazing FREE plugin. Groovy two shoes!
Martin
9 months ago
Thank you very much Andrew :) SABER is sooo coooooooollll :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDJqvj9GTUY
Alexis Bacler
9 months ago
You plugin is amazing....really...really i liket it.... I send you greetings from Merida Yucatan Mexico.... sorry for my english but when you'll travel to merida, yucatan, mexico, I and my team, we will wait you, we will have special access to much pleaces just for you and your team. hahaha the places are cultural and archaeological
chiya
9 months ago
hi Andrew why cant render Alpha?

any way to get render Alpha?
    deepak
    7 months ago
    plz go to render setting (SABER PLUGIN) composite setting
    option Transparent

    Thanks
Trunks
9 months ago
i'm usind win7....when i start install .....it crash and stoped working....can't insatll saber plugin....Pls help me....
Zelalem
10 months ago
Thank you very much Andrew for all the tutorials and freebies you have been giving away for the last 10 years! You are amazing person and I don't even know how to express my appreciation.
Mark Jones
10 months ago
Hey Andrew NEED your help. First of all HUGE FAN. Im having a small issue that I cant figure out.I have been unable to apple a mask to the saber layers. What am I doing wrong? PLEASE ADVISE!!!
Chandana
10 months ago
An excellent plugin for free? many thanks andrew and the videocopilot team. appreciate your hard work.
DELBEKE Martin
10 months ago
Thanks Andrew ! Still a Great tutorial !
Todd McMiniment
10 months ago
Anybody having horizontal line issue? I'm getting black horizontal lines / bars across my comp. They are appearing for a frame or two or three in varying degrees of thickness and duration. Pretty sure it's a bug but any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Actually trying to use this on a quick production shot I'm doing. May have to ditch it though. FWIW using - CC2014
A few screenshots:
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1690/26226818031_bb60c6c5c0_b.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1690/26226818031_bb60c6c5c0_b.jpg
10 months ago
So, I'm the guy who spent HOURS creating a beam for the HSN's Batman V Superman spoof when lo and behold VCP drops SABER! I was able to take my 20 something layers and reduce them to just a few. Even used it to make molten metal edges.

Check out the results: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LH9sG0B8yg

Thank you for the plugin!
mike
10 months ago
Wow, free plugin ? Are you that awesome ? Of course you are, your personality and kindness knows no boundries...although all work should be payd and rewarded in my opinion.
Hero
10 months ago
I need Saber Plugin for 32 bit .
Vinhnq
10 months ago
Amazing..........
How search name "Backgound_stage"?
I want to find it, please!
10 months ago
It is one of your great plugins!

Thanks for your excellent plugins dear Andrew.
James Scott
10 months ago
Thanks Andrew and Sam,

You are truly an inspiration. I hope you have many more years of success as you deserve it.

Cheers
Alec
10 months ago
Okay, I've used the installer, and I've tried installing the plugin many times, but it doesn't work, it just won't appear in after effects. It's in my \Support Files\Plug-ins but it doesn't work, any help?
    10 months ago
    Go to the saber installer, open the pack and copy 'Resources pack' to After Effects/Plug-Ins. Than restart AE and enjoy! :)
Ospry
10 months ago
I tried to install this plug-in but I get a message stating version not compatible with my version of windows (Win7 Ultimate 32-bit). I'm guessing this download is 64 bit. Is there a 32-bit version? Oh, my AE is CS4
Gali
10 months ago
Hola, no he podido instalarlo empieza y se interrumpe la instalación no sale error nada Me podrían decir mas en detalles tengo cc 2015.
Muchas gracias
Mubeen
10 months ago
Amaizing man u r awsome man this plugin made my life easy........
omid pouyaei
10 months ago
thanks for your kindness it is grate.
10 months ago
Damn, Sam still doing his stuff LOL...! well done guys, thanks for the free plugin, will try it
Zizo
10 months ago
Is there anyway to make the distortion repeatable?
You must have used fractal noise which has evolutions but 3 days I've been working with it now and I'm not sure I found a way to make it loopable.
Nice plugin btw, and it's free... takes it to another level.
Dana A
10 months ago
Help. after I have a saber coming moving out, when it rests, the core size is jumping for 1 frame, its like it is growing twice the size for a second.
Is there any work around. I checked for random keyframes and there are no stragglers.
KJ Campbell
10 months ago
Does anyone know where I can find those portals or energy sources that he has under the circle mask, the object comes into play around 6 minutes into the tutorial.
Paul C
10 months ago
Hi VCP. Could you please release manual install files, as the Mac installer doesn't run in 10.7.5. Many thanks!
Victor
10 months ago
Hi,
Just to tell you that your plugin is just freaking awsome !
Your work is hudge, and I will never can you enought thank you.
Sorry for my bad english, I'm french :)

Love and thanks for all
Victor
billy
10 months ago
lol..no jake i was using my new samsung s7 phone and my fingers are too big for this small phone
by the way i was able to install this cool plugin on my macbook..since i have 10.8 on that cpu but the graphic cards sucks ..i wish andrew made a 32 bit version of this plugin for my macpro that has better graphic card
Keyserr
10 months ago
It's only support 64bit version for windows. :(
Hugo
10 months ago
Hi Guys I'm trying to install the Saber plug in on a MacBook Pro (late 2011) but after opening the installer nothing happens... it keeps the installer software open but doesn't show any window to start the install...

Has anyone had this problem on a Mac?

Thanks
    Phil
    10 months ago
    I'm having this problem too. I'm on a mac running OSX 10.7.5 and After Effects CS6.
10 months ago
Guys, I double click the .exe, computer thinks for a few seconds, and then nothing happens. Has anyone had this problem? (AE CS6, W7 Professional 64Bits) Thanks
    Victor
    10 months ago
    Happended to me, I just tick the "browse" thing, and select the folder (Programme Files/Adobe/Adobe After Effect/App/Ae/SupportFiles/Plung-ins(by the way I don't remember the correct path, but it's something like this. It's "Support Files" that's important). Then I created a new folder named "saber" and I clicked on it and selected "Select folder"(bot left). And it's worked !
    Enjoy and waiting for your feedback,
    Victor
BILLY GAILYARD
10 months ago
To bad I can't have ever it is have a older model cpu with a great graphic card but not 64 bit support only 32 bit but I can use this on a laptop that does support it not so great graphics card..lol thanks again andrew
    Jake
    10 months ago
    i have a slight feeling you used google translate :)
    Aaron Wong
    10 months ago
    Haha.. because not all of AE user good at english (like me)
chris
10 months ago
Can someone tell me how can I add saber to a 3d model in element and have it stick to it?
    Sean
    10 months ago
    You will need to somehow get a Mask from it. Use the Pen Tool and trace out your model. Look at this video for some assistance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aA6lynCYMM
    asART.3D and motion graphics
    10 months ago
    Hi Chris .. You can also take a look at this tutorial.
    It's another way to make the saber stick to a 3d model.
    In this tutorial you can see how it also works on OBJ sequences. Take a look:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04BY2iXEZR4
    chris
    10 months ago
    Thanks so much guys..I'm going to check out the videos as soon as I get home!
Nick Cifarelli
10 months ago
Goddamn it Andrew, you are a legend. Man you did it again. I would give my arm to have you teach me everything you know.

Bless ya mate and keep em coming!
10 months ago
When I export the saber, it doesn't render the glow :( In the previews it's perfect, and playback shows it as having the glow, but everytime I export, it's just the basic 2d shape of the saber - no deep glow or anything that was shown in the preview. Anyone have any ideas as to why it does this/what I need to do to fix it? It's urgent.
    10 months ago
    IMPORTANT UPDATE/NOTICE: I was previewing the Saber effect on "Quarter" quality - everything looked fine, but when I changed it to "Full" quality in the preview, it lost it's glow and everything else. Just a note that only the "Full" quality on preview will give you an accurate representation of what the parameters will actually be; anything below will give a false impression of what it will export as.

    So i've fixed it now, just had to change the preview to Full and readjust the settings completely.
Vinícius
10 months ago
video copilot how i install this ?
Auke Valk
10 months ago
Thanks for this amazing free plugin! I've made this : https://youtu.be/zRvWZsXWGv8
Sean
10 months ago
When adding the Saber effect to a Text Layer, you need to add Saber to a Solid first and then select the Text layer from within the Saber UI panel, otherwise AE will crash.
Nio555
10 months ago
Yes same, I am with 750 ti with 4gb of ram and there is a lot of crashing!
    Seth
    10 months ago
    Yes, crash crash crash.
James Twyman
10 months ago
Amazing plugin, really came at the right time. My only issue is that it's crashing After Effects on a brand new High spec 5K iMac with 4GB of video card. After using it for a while, whilst messing with settings AE simply disappears and i lose everything. Is this an issue anyone else is having
    Sean
    10 months ago
    Without knowing what you are doing, but I can guess that you are trying to add the Saber effect directly to a Text Layer, you need to add it to a Layer and then select Text from the Saber UI Panel.
    10 months ago
    I'm having similar issues but due to processor overload. It's CPU intensive, not GPU.
Ray
10 months ago
Well thanks a lot for this awesome plug-in and its all for free. Thanks bro. Please help me, I am having black installation window. and its doing nothing. Run the exe file and installation black window pops up.
    Ray
    10 months ago
    please help me :(
abdu mohd. Hassan
10 months ago
Thanks Andrew for this great plug-in which i think it solve & help us to design attractive into & complicate logos
KC
10 months ago
In pre-production for my short film, but this plug-in solved a question I've been asking myself for years when trying to create my logo intro. Thanks again Andrew! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LhDz8xuZS8
David Gomez Anell
10 months ago
I really love your tutorials. I have been following a lot of them and I only can say a big thank you for all the work that you share with us and congratulations for being a master of these techniques.
Dwane
10 months ago
Awesome Plugin... with one problem I can not seem to figure out. Is there a way to rotate a text layer in 3D space with this effect on it? It will not work for me at all.
Sean
10 months ago
Great Tutorial to mix Element 3D with the Saber Plugin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrnKjstUKkg
10 months ago
any body knows how to do this effect ink to text reveal https://vimeo.com/69233079
    Sean
    10 months ago
    You might try contacting the author "eslam amin" directly by sending him a message on his page. https://vimeo.com/polypic
10 months ago
Andrew Kramer, you are a genius. You have inspired me to specialise my freelancing. I was doing any random multimedia work, but now I'm going to pursue motion graphics and VFX; it's all I ever really want to do :)

Mad respect and love for you <3
10 months ago
thank you guy. And admire your devotion. It is too good plug in.
(my english is not good..but understood?)
Michael
10 months ago
I think I Got a bug! Create ajustment layer with mask on it, and null to move ajustment layer, and effect dont moving by null but masks did.
badstudio
10 months ago
Thanks Andrew, this plug-in is AWESOME!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRtw6zp2SZg
Firdaus Fajar Kurniawan
10 months ago
oh my god, among the all other plugins, this is the most AMAZING plugin! Keep up the good work Andrew! I'm waiting your other tutorials for using this plugin, it really helped me to create any "energy" things for sci-fi effects.
AnD
10 months ago
First of all, thank you so much Andrew and all Video Copilot team for this amazing tools!

So, making some tests, I integrated Saber with a 360° video experiment.
Feel free to share if you liked! Thanks in advance! :)

https://youtu.be/czudkXZJU3U
Mone8
10 months ago
Thanks for all the hard work VC team. Perfect for two subtle shots in needed. 00:48 and final shot 00:12
https://vimeo.com/160045967
Christopher
10 months ago
Hi, thank you so much for this awesome plugin. I'm having a problem with animating the presets, is there a fix for this? I'm using Adobe After Effects CC 2015.2
    Sean
    10 months ago
    Can you provide some additional details on your specific issue ?
    Christpoher
    10 months ago
    Thank you for replying, I managed to get it working..love and mad respect for u guys!!
Ronaldo Teixeira
10 months ago
100% FREE !! I do not believe !!! you are awesome !!
Eric
10 months ago
1000th Comment!!!!!
Daniel
10 months ago
Thanks Andrew, this plug-in is AWESOME!!
10 months ago
Thanks for the great plug-in. I also love your Elements 3D plug-in. I was working through your Replicator Tutorial, and wondered if you would ever consider doing a Tutorial on using Photoshop layers and the 3D function with the Replicator in Elements 3D. A lot of producers create opening titles using templates that are available or free download. If they could use Photoshop and Elements 3D with the Replicator, they would be creating new and unique titles. Just a suggestion.

Again keep up the good work. I have a feeling that you will have a great impact on how Hollywood does special effects now, and more so in the future.
Richard
10 months ago
Andrew,
I can not figure out how to add SABER to an Element 3D Beveled text. Can you please explain in detail. I am sure it is something simple and I will be embarrassed when you share the solution. Perhaps a sample AE project that can be downloaded. Thanks. You are the Master, I bow to your greatness.
Jim
10 months ago
You are a god among men Andrew, thanks to you and the team ...again!
Marcos
10 months ago
Gracias Andrew, es excelente el plugin, encima gratis, sos un genio!.
spiro
10 months ago
amazing plug-in Andrew...you are truly the best
konglongguo
10 months ago
grateful
abhir
10 months ago
AWWSOME PLUGIN , IT REALLY GOOD
Vladimir
10 months ago
Fanks for you job AHDRIOXA
saravanakumar
10 months ago
super work i like it
10 months ago
Me and my team creating a virtual reality content and we are trying to make something interesting with using video copilot plugins. As its experiment for me so i am looking for the trail version of 2.2 3D element plugins. are this plugins available for trail version?
bala
10 months ago
hi i got a doubt some times you use expressions to get a really a great out put so hear i want to what kind of programming should i learn for expression control
or else you may come out with a new tutorial for expressions
10 months ago
Another Saber Video. This time, actually putting it to use for work!
~MAH~

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtI1cRor-_I
10 months ago
Hey Andrew! Great plugin i love it ! made a lot of things easier! and super duper time saver! much love

here is something i worked on using it :
https://drive.google.com/a/ndproductions-jo.com/file/d/0Bwz_Tk0fehPzRDVuZ2xiT1l3a2M/view?usp=sharing
    Aidan
    10 months ago
    Now THIS is original and really creative (most people seem to copy what they see AK doing). Well done.
    Dan H.
    10 months ago
    I second that. Nice work indeed!
    10 months ago
    Hi Hasan,

    Do not think me critical of your work. I LOVE what you did here.

    One thing though... Perhaps instead of the spark where the laser hits the metal.... replace it with some optical flare effect, and maybe combine it with a little Trapcode Particular smoke to add more real feel to it?

    <3 Love this as it is though. Spectacular work! :)
    danny
    10 months ago
    verry verry nice!!
    looks great!
    Mark
    10 months ago
    Pretty darn good!
    10 months ago
    VERY WELL DONE!!! Bravo!
    Sean
    10 months ago
    NICE! One of the best uses of Saber I've seen so far! Well done. :)
Ayal
10 months ago
god! plugin!
Kyle Wright
10 months ago
Andrew help please!! Is there any way to add saber to a pre comp of text? I need to make a lyric video for my church and don't want to overcome by multiple solids to attach text layers. I've tried and it has not worked for me.
    10 months ago
    Did you try converting the text to a path / autotrace? You can then apply Saber right to the autotraced layer.

    I noticed this issue when streaming a walkthrough... you can't apply Saber to Text without using a solid as a proxy for the effect, but you can apply it directly to masks/shapes.
Joe
10 months ago
Great plug in, too much fun.
https://youtu.be/qbflw5BrAz4

This is my second attempt at combining Video Copilot's Element 3D and Saber Plug-ins for After Effects. I used two OBJ sequences exported from DAZ Studio. Instead of rotoscoping the saber effect, I made a comp of the saber and mapped them to the blades in Element 3D. the benefit of this is that it shows up in the reflections. More experiments are needed, but it's a promising start.

Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
    Joe
    10 months ago
    More fun with Sabre and Element 3D
    https://youtu.be/8VAl55A21TQ

    This is a mutation of the previous test. Since the mocap was for a sword and shield, I wanted to see what a light shield might look like.
10 months ago
made a second test using saber! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV9d_YxiBNE
10 months ago
Is it just me or does this plugin rely on the CPU and not the GPU as typically expected? This is causing issues when rendering.
    10 months ago
    Yes, this will hopefully get patched soon. I use CUDA for everything so my render times using Saber are pretty slow.
Tosha
10 months ago
Thanx!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10 months ago
Hey... you are just GREAT! Following you since always. Thanks and greetings from Italy!
10 months ago
Created a Star Wars type scene with the new order trooper helmets created in Maya and imported in E3d. check it out https://youtu.be/4lF9DA1C7so
Marcelo
10 months ago
From Argentina ...Amazinng!!! I Love you Andrew!!! I mean Im not Gay... I mean Im Exited too!!! You Back!!!
matty
10 months ago
Hi guys, i am having trouble using saber with text!

When i apply the effect onto my text layer the saber light is offset and cut off where the text layer ends. When the effect is then selected to recognize the text layer it goes completely black and i cannot see my layer at all? Have i encountered a bug?? I've deleted it and reinstalled it with the same results...

What am i doing wrong?

Thanks
    olli
    10 months ago
    You need to keep adding the Saber effects to a solid layer - not the text layer itself. Then choose the specific text layer within the plugin.
10 months ago
Thnkx alot but while doing this please help us with some other plugins like action essentioals for free please.
God bless you.
10 months ago
hey andrew nice come back
one request can we have an into title like Daredevil plzzz
thanku
Michał Zimnowodzki
10 months ago
10 months ago
Kills the Saber plugin Intercept?
Qim
10 months ago
yeah... a reeeeally exciting plugin alright... you guys are the best!!
Jacob
10 months ago
This probably sounds really stupid but I can't figure out how to install the Plugin. Is there anything I need?
    Jacob
    10 months ago
    I figured out my problem, I was installing it on the wrong hard drive.
djounad
10 months ago
you are N 1;nice work Man
Nate
10 months ago
Does this work with CS4?
Felix
10 months ago
Where is the f***ing Intercept?
    Josh
    10 months ago
    Andrew has a lot of things to do on his palte, he wants to make sure his short film with FREE BTS is perfect.
Phil Q
10 months ago
Whooah..cool compression..and cool plugin
Bec
10 months ago
Awesome as always Andrew!
10 months ago
Fantastic, brilliant, and mindbending as always. Thank you
Sanjaya Madanayaka
10 months ago
Your the man....
I learn AE from your grate tutorials and i can do lot of AE works in your helps.

thank u very very much for sharing! Useful tutorial.

Good blase to you and your TEAMS...

I'am Nuwan Sanjaya from SRI LANKA
jenny
10 months ago
My jaw dropped open and my eyes went "blink blink" like a cartoon. This is a hands-down stunningly gorgeous plugin. Your tutorial opens the doors to so many possibilities- can't thank you enough!
Aslan
10 months ago
Hi Andrew, as always this is some amazing work. I was wondering if it would be possible to get this effect into a 3D space, like the smoke trail stuff you did with particular here: http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/smoke_trails/

the possibilities would be crazy
10 months ago
Thanks for this Andrew, is it truly amazing, and free! Couldn't ask for more. Man you are a legend and a mentor to all of us humble AF trainees. Keep it up bro!!
Tommy
10 months ago
Awesome new plug in! Having an issue getting the transparency to work??? I saw in the first part of your demo that you change the transfer mode to screen and at the point the transparency took into effect. I do the same and I do not get the effect. Im not using a mask layer but a text layer, not sure if that has play in that or not. Any suggestions?
    Tommy
    10 months ago
    Found the answer, just found the setting in the effects controls, under render settings section/composite settings>drop down menu\transparent... Again, AWESOME PLUG IN and plus its FREE!!!
Yougz
10 months ago
Thank you Andrew, very usefull.

I took my evening to test it, here is my result https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEwv-l8pdWQ&feature=youtu.be
Joe
10 months ago
Thanks for the great plug-in

I tried it with Element 3D: https://youtu.be/hdE04cWRHRo

This is my first attempt at combining Video Copilot's Element 3D and Saber Plug-ins for After Effects. I used a OBJ sequence exported from DAZ Studio. I could't figure out how to connect element 3D and Saber so I rotoscoped the Sabre path (badly),

Does anyone know how to integrate Element 3D and Sabre?
David
10 months ago
How does one sync the Saber effect to the text-shaped mask at 16:33, more specifically, how is the mask applied and lined up with the 3D layer? Is this tracking, rotowork, or some other technique?
Steve
10 months ago
I think we all owe you thanks Mr Kramer. Glad your tuts are still as funny engaging and awesome as ever.
Vinnie K
10 months ago
Hi VC'ers,

I am testing this new Plugin and try to determine how Andrew set up the Saber effect into the Element text (0:22 sec).
It's crystal sharp in the example but when I try to overlay this Text layered Saber effect (made a Precomposed Layer of the text and put it on the exact location in the main comp) it makes this precomposed saber text unsharp/blurry.
Even without DoF it's unsharp.
Has anyone tested it and what might be the solution to create this effect?

Regards,

Vinnie
Dutchland
10 months ago
So, I'm having a small issue. I want the default saber line to just simply grow longer. When I animate the core end with an easy ease I get a flash as soon as it has reached the end keyframe. The line literally just gets brighter and longer for a second and then goes back to how it should be. Any solutions? There are only 2 keyframes so and I have tried this a few times so I know that there aren't any random hidden keyframes that would be doing this. This is obviously just a bug but want to know if anyone else is having this issue.

Amazing plugin by the way thank you.
10 months ago
Yet another great plugin :-)

We had just made the lightsaber effect with "just" the previous version of the lightsaber script from videocopliot - and then this plugin came out :-) - so then we had to quickly resign this plugin instead - and that was just so incredible much better.

Here it is - https://youtu.be/m6LIXHkGRFI
Willem
10 months ago
Thank you so much Andrew for creating this plugin. And making it FREE! You are awesome.
Ken
10 months ago
Ugh......
10 months ago
Absolutely worth the wait. You sir, rock!
If this, and all this training, is what you "give away", I canNOT wait to see what it is that you're selling here.

- Customer for Life
SHU
10 months ago
Excellent plug-ing and great details tutorial! Thank you Andrew and your great team.
I'm using it for a test logo, used solid and mask with ae camera. My problem is its not doing any crisp edge all are jagged. Could any one please advice me, Thank you all.
snowy
10 months ago
nice bro thanks alot u r awesome & funny not boring atleast ^ ^ like the others keep going<3
Nicolas
10 months ago
You're amazing man
Cygnux
10 months ago
Thank you! Great plugin. It also works great as Neon Tubing.
Britton R.
10 months ago
Does this plug in work with Hitfilm 2 Ultimate?
10 months ago
Testing Saber with the techniques from this video:
https://youtu.be/xBJIdJ6W7Og

(Thanks to Clipreply) I managed to get the saber to reflect in realtime to the objects within Element 3D.

https://youtu.be/xBJIdJ6W7Og
jenny
10 months ago
This is a jaw-droppingly gorgeous plugin! The tutorial shows you techniques to make it even more amazing. Best thing I've seen in a while. Wow.
Asher
10 months ago
Does this plug in only work in after affects?
10 months ago
Anyone tried this in Premiere yet?
carl
10 months ago
can this be used in premier pro
Roland
10 months ago
Hi Sir Andrew... Why is it when I am installing front the start, it says SaberInstaller_1.038_win.exe has stopped working? Any fix for this... Thanks!
    Roland
    10 months ago
    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: SaberInstaller_1.0.39_Win.exe
    Application Version: 0.0.0.0
    Application Timestamp: 56dde38c
    Fault Module Name: SaberInstaller_1.0.39_Win.exe
    Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
    Fault Module Timestamp: 56dde38c
    Exception Code: c000001d
    Exception Offset: 000000000008a565
    OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
    Locale ID: 1033
    Additional Information 1: 9a03
    Additional Information 2: 9a03d34e9a3b396c7908c425bb941f96
    Additional Information 3: 7ecf
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asART. 3D and motion graphics
10 months ago
Hi folks ..
Take a look at our short clip created in AE using Element 3D and Saber Plug-In .. Enjoy !

https://vimeo.com/158988962
Sean
10 months ago
Thanks Broo..
Brian H
10 months ago
Saber makes some basic stroke effects easier and nicer to do. I used saber to highlight the edge of the word LEGENDS in the end resolve of a longer animation I'm working on. So helpful thanks Video Copilot.

https://youtu.be/K3nBApn4rAQ
zion
10 months ago
Since the beginning! Im always following your steps bro! You deserve all the credits! keep on doing this great job on the movies and of course...here!
10 months ago
YESSSS! cant wait to get home so i can play with this thing!!!!!!!, no sleep tonight hahah
Ben
10 months ago
When i download the plug-in and install it theirs an issue because it wont transfer onto my after effects but its my first time installing a plug-in i might be doing it wrong please write back.
lovestarwars
10 months ago
hi,
the saber lugin i in the plugin folder but my AE dont show it and when i search: saber it doesn't find anything
what am i doing wrong??
10 months ago
We are very thankfull to you mr Andrew, you are the one ... !
10 months ago
Very nice plugin! However, I have two questions regarding e3D:

Will there ever be added physics to 3D element? At least, that is how the basic Trapcode Particular?

Will they ever added bones in the 3D element that will better animation of 3D models?
Jessy ZoMawi
10 months ago
Thanks. You're the best VideoCopilot.
ALZO FROM A.T CREATIVE
10 months ago
THANKS U SOME MUCH ANDREW, THIS IS JUST AWESOME, THATS EVEN ONE OF THE MOST COOL PLUGIN, THANKS FOR MAKING ME LOVE MO-GRAPHICS

PLEASE CHECK OUT MY PAGE
https://www.facebook.com/creativeAT/

https://www.facebook.com/creativeAT/
Mk
10 months ago
CODE 40 ERROR : programm would be installed in my AE CC & my AE CC2014 (you see 2 blues squares when you start). So you must choose JUSTE 1 AE. And it will be installed. It's my case.
Dos
10 months ago
wery nice job
IN-THE-ZONE Productions
10 months ago
Thanks brutha... this is really cool. Been following you since 2006, good to see your success come out of all this.
Yannick
10 months ago
I realy want to thank's you Andrew for your amazing products and job. I just ask my company to by your bundle pack, and i feel everyday like a child playing with my new toys. I am working on a nice and huge project here in France with element 3d and will give you somme news, if you care :-)
Thanks again.
Best regards
Yannick
10 months ago
I used the mask option of Saber for engine thrust effects, and the interstage flare on this most recent episode. It's fantastic and simple to use. Thanks for making my production life easier!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJirugUum84
10 months ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9ImRkK5oTQ This is a test I have done using saber, Thanks a lot Andy, its amazing!
10 months ago
Incredible product! We've got huge fun by using this! Greetings to all VC team!
Toni
10 months ago
Great new plugin Andrew, its awesome for video projection mapping and creating great line tracer effects on objects...thank you!
in future updates it would be great to be able to apply this effect to animated layers and objects with transparency....similar to how the layer style "stroke" works.
i also think it would be nice to have a switch to make the core invisible but retain the glow effects of the core.
Sean
10 months ago
Add Saber to E3D Layer Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aA6lynCYMM
    Patrick
    10 months ago
    Thanks for sharing! Usefull tutorial.
    Dan H.
    10 months ago
    Thank you Sean!
    wim
    10 months ago
    Thanks
riyadhgfx
10 months ago
Many many many thanks to give it away for free
Frank
10 months ago
As always THANK YOU! What and amazing plug in Mr. Kramer! I will be using this one, wait I use everyone! Thanks again

Frank
Thomas
10 months ago
Says incorrect parameters when i try and install :(
Jack
10 months ago
Hello guys, I have a question...im getting the error code 40 /failed to install on installation? Maybe some pointers on how to fix that? Must say amazing work your doing;) Take care Thanks;)
Shaun
10 months ago
Awesome plugin! One question though: is there a way to attach a wiggle expression to the saber so that we can make our paths more interesting?

Thanks.
10 months ago
My word, Andrew and the team have delivered again!! An awesome new plugin for After Effects, and they've given it away for FREE!! I'm in awe. Of course I HAD to try it out as soon as possible, so I went back to a video I made some time ago to see what SABER could add by means of beam weapon effects. I'm impressed, VERY impressed, and I didn't even spend a lot of time tweaking the core settings, what you see here is more or less one of the pre-sets used 'as is'...

https://youtu.be/7LWZw9EmuLk
10 months ago
First of all thanks so much for all you do!

I downloaded it, open it, and it just sits in the dock all depressed like. Running Mac. Is there something else I should be doing?
Kartik arora
10 months ago
pls plss pls help
Kartik arora
10 months ago
I just downloaded this plugin, but i don't know why it;s not installing on my pc. Whenever i runs the setup, it always says "It stopped working " and close the program
Hemant
10 months ago
Is it compatibility for win 7 cause its not installing
HAWKS
10 months ago
After Effects crashes when select the textlayer