Genarts Sapphire Plug-in for Avid Media Composer 7 (Upgrade)

Genarts Sapphire Plug-in for Avid Media Composer 7 (Upgrade)

Genarts Sapphire Plug-in for Avid Media Composer 7 (Upgrade)

Genarts Sapphire Plug-in for Avid Media Composer 7 (Upgrade)

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Product Highlights

  • Advanced Video Effects Plug-In Package
  • 2,500+ Completely Adjustable Presets
  • 250+ Effects
  • Real-Time Rendering
  • On-Screen Widgets
  • Resolution Independent
  • Multiprocessor-Enabled
  • 16-Bit Image Format Support
  • RGBA Support
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Genarts Sapphire overview

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The Sapphire Plug-in for Avid Media Composer (Upgrade) from Genarts is an upgrade from the Sapphire 6 plug-in to the Sapphire 7 plug-in for Avid Media Composer.

Sapphire for Avid visual effects software increases your productivity, quality output, and helps you add organic transitions complete with customized parameters that can improve quality and fix unexpected problems. Sapphire for Avid plug-in is designed to render work quickly without compromising quality and to work seamlessly across artists, platforms, or studios, saving valuable time and money. TV shows, films, trailers, music videos, and promos can all be made more engaging and impactful with this plug-in. With this plug-in, you gain the ability to turn work around quickly, while preserving the storyline, thereby increasing audience engagement and maximizing the value of content.

What's New
•PanAndZoom (Avid only) - A new tool that allows you to pan, zoom, and rotate large image files. It also has stylistic options to add drop shadow, vignette, and MotionBlur.

•Beauty - A new effect that leverages the new EdgeAware technology to beautify talking heads by softening and color correcting skin tones.

•EdgeAwareBlur - Powered by our new EdgeAware technology, this effect allows you to blur while preserving detail.

•Advanced Sharpen - The Sharpen tool has been updated with the ability to sharpen features of different amounts and sizes for increased flexibility and control.

•LensFlare - Now enhanced with faster rendering, animation options, atmospheric noise, and presets to duplicate popular real-world lenses.

•Zap - Updated to include 3D rotation and the option to follow a path, giving you the option to control the shape it takes.

•MotionBlur - Has been added to many effects, giving them a more realistic look.

•New Transitions - FilmRoll and CardFlip are two new dynamic transitions with multiple controls to diversify the output. FlutterCut has been enhanced with more options including new controls and color options.

•Faster - Added GPU support for more plug-ins and an optimized GPU code to provide up to a 20% speed increase per effect.

•More presets - Over 2,500 presets.

•Preset sharing - Now you can share presets across host platforms (for Autodesk conversion, please contact us directly).

•Real time rendering (Avid only) - Many effects now have real time rendering.
More Features
Over 250 effects
On-screen UI widgets for many effects
Compatible with DS, Symphony, Media Composer, and Newscutter
16-bit image format support
Intuitive user interface
AVX2 support
Offline HTML and PDF documentation included
RGBA support for all Avid products
Single click application to titles and keys
Support for DS render licenses
Sequences with old Sapphire versions can be automatically promoted to V6, using recent Avid versions
Choose from a varied selection of over 40 different drag and drop transitions including SwishPan, DissolveDefocus, and WipeBubble
Stylize and color-correct your footage with a selection of effects including FilmEffect, HalfTone, Vignette, BleachBypass, and Cartoon
Create unique natural and organic lighting using rays, lens flare, glare, glint, and glow effects
Endless creative possibilities
Great quantity of effects allows for countless effect-blending options
Blazing fast performance maximizes productivity
Quickly and easily iterate on effect looks - an incredibly useful time-saver that is crucial to editing projects
Seamless conform between all Avid AVX products from offline to online
Quick reference for all effect parameters
Time savings when working with titles/keys
Visual control of look creation
Organic and natural-looking photorealistic results
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Genarts Sapphire specs

Compatibility Mac OS X 10.6 or greater in conjunction with:
Avid Media Composer 3.0 or greater
Avid Symphony 3.0 or greater
Avid Xpress Pro 5.0

Windows XP or greater (32/64-bit) in conjunction with:
Avid Media Composer 3.0 or greater
Avid Media Composer Meridien 8.0
Avid Symphony 3.0
Avid Xpress Pro 5.0
Avid Xpress DV 3.0 or greater
Avid Xpress 2.0
Avid Newscutter 3.0 or greater
Avid DS or DS Nitris 10.5
Technical Specifications GPU Acceleration - Most effects are Nvidia CUDA GPU-accelerated to provide performance enhancements. All NVIDIA CUDA GPUs with compute capability 1.3 or later (see are supported. This should include all NVIDIA GPUs produced after 2010. Newer cards with more compute cores and memory will in general give better performance.
64-Bit Enabled - Expanded memory capabilities
Floating Point Processing - All effects use full floating point processing for internal processing and the highest quality image result
Multiprocessor Support

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