Sapphire 2020 Multi-Host for Avid Upgrade
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Sapphire plug-ins let you create stunning organic looks unmatched by any host native effect tools. Key features include over 270 effects and 3000, presets, a powerful Effect and Transition Builder, and integrated tracking and masking with the Academy Award-winning Mocha. Sapphire's superior image quality, control, and render speed offers massive time-savings — allowing creatives to focus on what matters most, delivering an impact that keeps audiences coming back.
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"Sapphire plug-ins let you create stunning organic looks unmatched by any host native effect tools. Key features include over 270 effects and 3000, presets, a powerful Effect and Transition Builder, and integrated tracking and masking with the Academy Award-winning Mocha. Sapphire's superior image quality, control, and render speed offers massive time-savings — allowing creatives to focus on what matters most, delivering an impact that keeps audiences coming back.

* New! FreeLens effect
* New! OpenColorIO color management support
* New! Easier Tracking: Improved integrated Mocha tracking and masking with parameter tracking & new Area Brush for quick masking
* New! Presets: 16 new LensFlares and 7 new Builder Presets
* New! Functionality: Compare mode for the Sapphire Preset Browser
* New! Faster Renders: Up to three times faster renders with specific effects

Meet S_FreeLens. Inspired by the popular photography technique known as free lensing or lens whacking, FreeLens mimics shooting with a lens detached from the camera body. The end result? A dreamy, romantic element featuring a combination of light leaks, lens distortion, tilt shift, and a moving focal point linked together under one easy-to-use master lens manipulation parameter. Perfect for dream sequences, travelogue videos, flashbacks, unsteady POVs, slow-motion footage, motion graphics title treatments or abstract CG renders. S_FreeLens is included in the Blur & Sharpen effects category.

Sapphire 2020 adds support for OpenColorIO (OCIO), the open-source color management solution designed at Sony Picture Imageworks. Sapphire 2020 can apply and read a color profile to provide consistent colors across any of its internal applications such as the Preset Browser, Flare Designer, and Effect & Transition Builder. These applications now feature an OCIO panel with a default library of the most common color profiles. Facilities looking to load a custom OpenColorIO library can do so via an environment variable or by editing the S_Config file to point to a custom location.
Sapphire 2020 also features a new effect in the Adjust category called S_OCIOTransform. The effect allows Sapphire to bring OpenColorIO color management to an"

Sapphire Works With:



  • Adobe After Effects (Builder compatible)

  • Adobe Premiere Pro (Builder compatible)

  • Avid Media Composer (Builder compatible)

  • Autodesk Flame Family

  • Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (Builder compatible, Mocha tracking available on Resolve Studio only)

  • Blackmagic Fusion

  • The Foundry NUKE

  • Vegas Pro Studio

  • Sony Catalyst

  • Grass Valley Edius

  • Silhouette

  • Baselight

  • Toon Boom Harmony

  • Other OFX-compatible hosts


For compatibility with specific versions and operating systems, please see our Sapphire Compatibility Matrix.


Tech Specifications



  • Resolution independent - HD, 2K, Ultra HD, 4K, 8K, etc.

  • Floating point processing - All effects use full floating point processing for improved image quality and full 32-bit HDR support

  • 64-bit enabled - expanded memory capabilities

  • Multiprocessor support

  • GPU acceleration available for NVIDIA cards only. The latest NVIDIA CUDA card and driver is recommended.

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