Ultra-fast, 3D light ray effects
Sunshine through clouds, headlights in fog, or light rays sweeping a logo: Trapcode Shine does it all. Create 3D volumetric light effects without leaving your 2D editing timeline, and without the tedious render times of specialized 3D applications. Choose from 22 compelling Shine presets, or make your own light rays from scratch. Support for 16- and 32-bit guarantees high-quality effects for every project.
- Support for more host applications
- 32-bit support for highest quality output
- Part of the affordable Trapcode 3S Pack bundle
Reasons To Buy
64 bit compatibility provides significant performance gains
Simulate a bright spotlight behind text or logos
Perfect for movie titling effects, from blockbusters to Westerns to zombie flicks
Add flair to animated DVD backgrounds
Powerful light controls
Shine's powerful controls make it easy to customize your light effects. Fine-tune the source point, ray length, shimmer appearance, colorization, opacity, and a full range of compositing modes.
Multicolor presets for titling
For movie titles, choose from bright, colorful presets like Simple Fire, Green X-Ray, and Radioaktiv. For more subtle effects, you can extract colors from an existing logo or title, or make beveled effects with the Alpha Edges feature.
Shimmer for visual interest
Flexible Shimmer settings let you create automatic, loopable variations that add visual interest without the rendering overhead of complex compositing. Shimmer controls can also create seamless loops of any length for attractive backgrounds
Renders light rays quickly at 5-10 frames per second
Delivers highest-quality images with 32-bit support (After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion) and 16-bit support (Premiere Pro)
Numerous coloring options include 3- and 5-color gradients with tweakable coloring presets
Unique controls create shimmering lights that animate efficiently
Works on any layer as a part of more complex animation effects
Built-in transfer modes support makes it easy to create complex light effects
Threshold and circular mask controls make it easy to get the effect you want