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Posted on Sep 18, 2018
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TUTORIAL NOTES:
UPDATED TO V1.0.1:
Download VC Orb V1.0.1
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James Culp
04/12/2020
I just crash everytime I click on the Orb effect. 6 opens, 6 crashes! I did upload the newest version 1.03 I'm using CS6 After Effects on my Macbook Pro
Lucas Sosa
03/20/2020
Hi! where is the download link for orb plug in?
John Martinez
05/20/2020
The link is in the tutorial notes
JP
05/03/2020
I couldn't find it either until I found it under Free Plugins. Click on 'Tutorials' in the menu bar (near the top of the page). Then you'll see a menu box in the left corner with a 'Free Plugins' section. Look for VC Orb.
Amir
03/20/2020
The water part of the globe looks very grey... I can't make it more colourful for some reason..
What am I missing?

tnx
Mattheus Andrew de Oliveira
03/18/2020
Once I get to the VC page, where do I find the orb Plug-in for download?
Lucas Sosa
03/20/2020
same problem...
Derek
02/11/2020
For those who are having trouble with the textures either not appearing on the orb, After Effects crashing, or the light not working I would advise using lower res versions of the 6K textures. I was having the same exact same issues until I converted the images into lower resolutions. Everything worked perfectly after that.
Sean Lewis
02/07/2020
Has anyone solved the light/dark issue when working in linear colourpace? The light falloff looks very harsh and I can't seem to fix it.
Don
02/04/2020
Half res it shows textures show ok.
Don
02/04/2020
Trying to follow the video but when I put my preview on full it looks like there's no textures applied at all it shows just a plain orb. Not sure if the because the textures are just too large for my system to handle or what. Any thoughts??
timothystrait
01/10/2020
Is the texture maps copyright free to use in making planets to use in your own projects like feature films, shorts, and trailers? Or do you need permission to do so?
Bob
01/01/2020
looks similar to NASA's progression over the years. Hmmm...
Luis
02/04/2020
Yes! Suspected!? NASA Lies My friend.
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