Maxon releases Pink Big 2024.2 with new 3D instrument Geo

A part of Maxon’s launch promo for its Spring 2024 releases. The brand new options in Pink Big 2024.2 are proven within the first minute of the video.

Maxon has launched Red Giant 2024.2, the newest model of its collection of effects plugins for After Results and different compositing and video modifying software program.

The discharge introduces Geo, a wholly new instrument for texturing, lighting, and cloning 3D objects in After Results, and makes minor updates to Universe, Trapcode and Magic Bullet.

Geo: a brand new instrument for working with 3D objects in After Results
The primary change in Pink Big 2024.2 is Geo, a brand new instrument for texturing, lighting, and cloning 3D objects in After Results, for each movement graphics and visible results work.

Customers can import 3D fashions in commonplace file codecs: OBJ, FBX, GLB, glTF, DAE, C4D and 3DS.

It’s then attainable to assign as much as 5 supplies to a mannequin, every with its personal set of bodily based mostly properties, following the roughness-metalness PBR workflow.

Materials properties may be managed with imported texture maps or, extra considerably, utilizing current After Results layers or comps.

Geo additionally comes with controls for establishing a background setting, together with a built-in solar gentle, help for image-based lighting, and setting fog.

For movement graphics, there are built-in cloners alongside the strains of these in MoGraph in Cimema 4D, for creating cuboidal, spherical or cylindrical arrays of objects.

For visible results and product visualization work, a shadow catcher system makes it simpler to composite rendered 3D objects into background footage.

Minor updates to Universe, Trapcode and Magic Bullet Appears to be like
The present instruments get smaller updates, with on-line results library Universe getting the choice so as to add attenuation to customized blur maps within the new Bokeh plugin.

Trapcode, Maxon’s movement graphics and VFX plugins for After Results, will get a efficiency replace, with “enhanced” playback and rendering in 3D particle instrument Particular.

Magic Bullet will get UI updates to the Appears to be like plugin to enhance colour administration workflow.

Worth and system necessities
The Pink Big 2024.2 plugins can be found for Home windows 10+ and macOS 12.0+, and are appropriate with After Results 2023+.

Some merchandise are appropriate with other host applications, together with DaVinci Resolve.

The entire merchandise are rental-only, and can be found by way of Pink Big subscriptions, which value $79/month or $599/yr, or Maxon One subscriptions, which value $149/month or $1,199/yr. Particular person Universe subscriptions value $30/month or $199/yr.

Read a full list of changes in Red Giant 2024.2 in the online changelog

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