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Posted on Sep 18, 2018
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UPDATED TO V1.0.1:
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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.
Alex
12/18/2019
I loaded in the textures but they do not look sharp like in the video.. Resolution is on full but it doesn´t look right.
David.W
01/10/2020
Make sure you have the play/paused resolution on full instead of: "1/2 . 1/4 . 1/8"
Marcus
12/17/2019
Can someone point me in the direction of how to create the planet texture maps for the orb plugin?
Jon
12/11/2019
"Andrew, after 10 years, you're finally getting better. Good for you." LMAO
Remozito
12/04/2019
When i apply VC orbs to my solid, nothing appears.
I restart After Effects, changed GPU settings, apply again VC orbs to a solid it works.
Creating a light, everything disappears.
Trying to save, and my AEX is crashing.

Literally everybody here and on Youtube complain about this plugin which doesn't work and we don't have any answers from you Andrew. Please don't sell magic if you are not sure it's working well. Or just working.
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