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Peder Norrby

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Trapcode developer & tech support
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Trapcode Form - custom particle/colour map problem
by Rob Nield 11 years ago
I'm trying to use Trapcode Form to smash an image into little mosaic pieces but I can't seem to get it to work the way I want it to. The image has been cut out in photoshop and I'm using a separate Fo
Re: Trapcode Form - custom particle/colour map problem
by Peder Norrby 11 years ago
It sounds like you want Form to split your image spatially, it cannot do that. But there are some plugs that can: Shatter, Card Dance I think.. The closest you can get in Form is to use a really small
Particular Missile Trail
by Ryan Kehn 11 years ago
Hey Everyone, I'm trying desperately to create a missile smoke trail with particular with little to no success. What I'm going for is something along the lines of this: http: trapcode.com movies smoke
Re: Particular Missile Trail
by Peder Norrby 11 years ago
I've put the .aep on the page: http: www.trapcode.com products_horizon.html hopefully that will shed some light. Peder Norrby Trapcode
Using Drop Shadow on Shine
by Jeffrey Gould 12 years ago
Hi, I'm using AE CS3 on PC and the lastest version of Shine. Whever I use a drop shadow with Shine, I get interlace issues just on the object that I have shine applied to. I can subsitute the Radial S
Re: Using Drop Shadow on Shine
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Get the latest version from here: http: redgiantsoftware.com productdownloads.html it solves the interlace issue. Peder
Particular custom layer time sampling - is this possible?
by James Houston 12 years ago
Hi everyone OK, this might be hard to explain, but please try to help me out: Each one of my particles is a copy of a video (Particle-Custom-Layer) and they all play simultaneously. I'd really, REALLY
Re: Particular custom layer time sampling - is this possible?
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Not possible now but it is on the request list for next version. Peder Norrby Trapcode
Upgrading Trapcode
by Robert Till 12 years ago
My company had purchased 3 of the trapcode plugins for me for AE7. I recently made the switch to CS3 and redownloaded the installers to update my plugins. But when i go to enter my serials, it only le
Re: Upgrading Trapcode
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Sounds like you have the old version serials. The new versions of Shine, 3D Stroke and Starglow are paid upgrades (USD99 for all three or 49 each). This is all well explained at www.trapcode.com Peder
Trapcode Form After Effects 6.5 compatibility?
by Mark Jeschke 12 years ago
Peder, Let me begin by saying how much I love the new Form plug-in! The video tutorials are extremely helpful and the examples are breathtaking. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of purchasing the new
Re: Trapcode Form After Effects 6.5 compatibility?
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Hello, Unfortunatley Trapcode Form cannot work in AE65 since it did not allow more than 127 parameters, Form has around 160. There is just no way around that. Best, Peder Norrby Trapcode
Trapcode Form released
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Hi All, Trapcode Form has been released. It is a grid-based 3D particle system with a twist. It can be used to create fluid, organic patterns, complex geometric structures and swirling stringy animati
Re: Trapcode Form released
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
I agree, "Flux" was cooler, but it was too similair to "Lux" and we had to change it to avoid confusion. Peder
Trapcode Form released
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Hi All, Trapcode Form has been released. It is a grid-based 3D particle system with a twist. It can be used to create fluid, organic patterns, complex geometric structures and swirling stringy animati
generating flock of birds - particular?
by turnesol 12 years ago
I am try to produce a motion piece that features an overwhelming swarm of birds. I came across a video looks like Particular was used. Since Particular does not support custom particles with embedded
Re: generating flock of birds - particular?
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Trapcode Particular supports animated custom particles. Here is an example of a flock of birds: http: www.trapcode-people.net filedetails.php fileid=14 Peder Norrby Trapcode
whats the deal with Flux??
by AccountClosedDueToNoRealnameUsed 12 years ago
is it soming out if so, when
Re: whats the deal with Flux??
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Yes, is coming out soon. The name has been changed to Trapcode Form. Peder Norrby Trapcode
still no way for trapcode
by lars mylius 12 years ago
hello I am running after effects cs3 on a quad core intel mac and still find no way to install any trapcode plugin but lux. I went through the previous threads and tried all the different ways and ins
Re: still no way for trapcode
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Sorry, I don't know how that can happen, I downloaded and installed Shine on my mac today and everything went smoothly, please contact Red Giant support, they'll help you out. Peder Norrby Trapcode
Shine AE CS3
by HolyCowSeattle 12 years ago
All, I am experiencing problems with SHINE in AE CS3. It does not render correctly when I render out to any codec that is interlaced has fields enabled on the render. Example...I render a project to U
Re: Shine AE CS3
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
Hello, This seems to be a problem when using field rendering with Shine. We're working on a solution. For now, frame renderings seems the only way to get rid of the problem. Peder Norrby Trapcode
Bubbles
by Rob Wolf 12 years ago
Is there a way to simulate bubbles being blown out of a bubble wand I've tried CC Bubbles, but there doesn't seem to be a way to have the bubbles eminate from a single point. Conversely, it's probably
Re: Bubbles
by Peder Norrby 12 years ago
check this out: http: www.trapcode-people.net filedetails.php fileid=93 Peder Norrby Trapcode
particular custom particle question
by mintyfresh 14 years ago
i've set up a particular animation with custom particles (a font dingbat) and i'm wondering if there's any way to make the particle NOT automatically face the camera. i want to do a camera move as the
Re: particular custom particle question
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
I strongly discourage using Collapse Transformations on the custom particle layer. Other than that, the tip to 3D rotate the particle inside the precomp should do it, what seems to be the problem Pede
particular custom particle question
by mintyfresh 14 years ago
i've set up a particular animation with custom particles (a font dingbat) and i'm wondering if there's any way to make the particle NOT automatically face the camera. i want to do a camera move as the
Re: particular custom particle question
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
I strongly discourage using Collapse Transformations on the custom particle layer. Other than that, the tip to 3D rotate the particle inside the precomp should do it, what seems to be the problem Pede
Particular trail
by Dave Hirschberg 14 years ago
I am wondering if someone can help me get the same type of "trail" effect as the one near the end of this video: http: www.trapcode.com gallery citi_particular.mov I need the trail to follow a camera
Re: Particular trail
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
Here is an AE project similar: http: www.trapcode-people.net filedetails.php fileid=18 Peder Norrby Trapcode
Particular
by jesse4 14 years ago
Does anyone know how the particular effect in the new video by Sheryl Crow was done. I know they use particular but how exactly did they create the movement of the particles to mone in specifice direc
Re: Particular
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
To make them stand still, set Emitter Velocity to 0. To make a large volume of particles chooce emitter type Box and set Emitter Size's to large values. How do you know the used Trapcode Particular Is
3D stroke not appearing exactly on mask in LARGE comps
by Scott G 14 years ago
Another problem, In my 6000x5000 comp, the 3D stroke doesn't appear exactly ove my mask. In some places it is quite off. See screenshot: http: www.geersen.com.au 3dstrokeOFF.jpg It seems that toward t
Re: 3D stroke not appearing exactly on mask in LARGE comps
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
Looks like you are uisng 3D Stroke with non-square pixels, that won't fly. Peder Norrby Trapcode
Plug ins
by guychen 14 years ago
Hello, I would like to purchase these fx packages: T_starburst, T_lensblur LF_circle spread, LF_disc, LF_elipse, starglow, particular, unmult do you know who the manufacturer is or where I can purchas
Re: Plug ins
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
For Starglow and Particular: http: www.trapcode.com Peder Norrby Trapcode
Neon in afx
by Vincent . Jay 14 years ago
Hi Does anyone know how to create convincing looking neon lights in afx I created neon like strip lights in photoshop, but when imported into afx, and blended to create the on off flickering effect, i
Re: Neon in afx
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
I did it using Trapcode 3D Stroke - of course! :-) http: www.trapcode-people.net filedetails.php fileid=43 Peder Norrby Trapcode
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