AlphaStar - the bundle of professional lighting effects.
This set of plug-in modules for After Effects allows making various types of lighting effects which are so indispensable for each video artist. In one bundle several types of powerful instruments are collected in order to create all sorts of incredible video effects, such as flashes, rays, stars, specks, glow, rainbow, lens flare etc. Each module in the AlphaStar set is a very powerful tool in itself that covers the whole trend in the sphere of producing special effects and permits great variety of methods of its application.
AlphaStar can create images amazing in their beauty and quality. Being built based on the unique 64-bit drawing algorithm, this plug-in allows achieving quite complex types of the half-tone transitions, chromatic aberrations and color mixing. All these produce very effective images, so attractive to people's eyes.
Besides, AlphaStar contains special facilities to perform complex effects with significant number of lighting objects easily and quickly. Well thought of and convenient particle systems and automatic object generation systems allow easily decorating the video with myriads of immensely beautiful lights and make them live their own life on the screen.
The user interface of AlphaStar is quite elaborate; it is aimed at easing working with this solution to the maximum by making it more pleasant and productive. Despite the great amount of regulated parameters, it is really convenient to work with our module. All parameters are grouped in thematic lists. All parameters which are not used at the moment become disabled and minimized.
The special solution for the quick and productive work with AlphaStar should be mentioned separately. The Presets mechanism shows the basic possibilities of plug-ins in the form of buttons with pictures. By just pushing a button, you can automatically change the corresponding parameters to achieve the same effect on the screen as on the chosen image. After that you just need to adjust some parameters a little based on what you wish. This presets kit allows getting familiar with the basic abilities of our product very quickly which, of course, are a lot more numerous that those shown in the presets.
Undoubtedly, AlphaStar is a very powerful and convenient instrument in the inventory of any video artist. You do not need to install and study any other plug-ins, which separately perform only a small part of thing that our product is able to do. The quality of drawing and convenience of usability make our product an indispensable assistant which give a creative person the ability to create the truly glamorous masterpieces of the computer art.
As AlphaStar works in Windows OS so it will be available for Mac OS a bit later.
The mild price of this product is 149 USD.
Host and system Requirements:
Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Combustion, Apple Final Cut Pro and all AE compatible applications.
Windows 95/ NT/ 2000/ XP/ 98/ ME/ Vista etc.
At least 32 megabytes of RAM, 64 megabytes of RAM recommended.
12-bit (4096) display color; true color (16.7M colors) recommended.
640 x 480 display resolution; 800 x 600 or better recommended.