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Create complex perspective shadows in After Effects

VFX Shadow Plugin
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Fast Shadows

Shadow is a plugin for After Effects that makes it super easy to add a perspective shadow in front of or behind a layer, based on its alpha channel, brightness, and more. With options for softness, bend, length, color and many other properties, the Shadow effect goes far beyond the various shadow tools available inside After Effects.

VFX Shadow Fast

Visual Effects

A missing shadow is a sure give away that your composited foreground object wasn’t in the original shot. Shadow gives you a fast way to help sell a professional composite.

VFX Shadow - Visual Effect Shadow Plugin

Motion Graphics

Use Shadow to add depth to your motion graphics. Go for realism, or create stylized looks.

VFX Shadow - Motion Graphics

Compatibility

Host Applications

Adobe After Effects CC 2018 and later

Installers

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Operating Systems
Apple Macintosh
  • Mac OS X 10.11 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space
PC/Windows
  • Windows 10 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space
Additional Requirements

The minimum GPU required is an Intel HD 5000 integrated graphics chip. Of course, newer and faster discrete GPU components from AMD and Nvidia will yield faster performance.

- For Nvidia, we recommend 9xx series graphics cards or newer; mobile GPUs; or the professional series Quadro cards.

- For AMD, we recommend 200 series graphics cards or newer; mobile GPUs; or the professional series FireGL cards.

VRAM size requirements: For HD resolution output, we recommend that your GPU have at least 2 GB of memory. If you are planning on doing high-resolution project in 4K or more, we recommend a GPU with at least 4 GB of memory.

Any CPU from Intel or AMD is supported.

Resources

Get up to speed with the following resources.

VFX Shadow Tutorials

Tutorials

Watch our getting started videos to get up to speed with VFX Shadow or browse our other tutorials.

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VFX Shadow User Guide

User Guide

This user guide has been designed to help you get comfortable with all of the tools and features of VFX Shadow.

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VFX Shadow Support

Support

Browse our FAQ section for VFX Shadow to find quick answers to the most common questions.

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Save $492, Buy The Suite

COLLECTION INCLUDES  
VFX Supercomp$240.00
VFX Primatte Keyer$120.00
VFX King Pin Tracker$120.00
VFX Spot Clone Tracker$60.00
VFX Optical Glow$60.00
VFX Chromatic Displacement$60.00
VFX Knoll Light Factory$120.00
VFX Shadow$60.00
VFX Reflection$60.00
Total Purchased Separately$1,491.00
VFX Suite (The Complete Set Of 9 Tools)$600.00

Pricing

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VFX Shadow

Part of VFX Suite
$ 99 00

Create complex perspective shadows in After Effects

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Red Giant Complete includes every tool from each of our suites. The annual subscription price is fully inclusive of all upgrade​s​, support, maintenance, server software and render nodes. There are no hidden fees. Our volume program is available to customers ordering 5 or more licenses of Red Giant Complete (Volume).

Services Individuals /
Students & Teachers
Businesses /
Schools & Universities
Floating licenses x
Easy deployment and management for IT x
Dedicated and advanced support x
1:1 sessions with product experts x
Product and workflow training x
Dedicated account manager x
Purchase orders and consolidated billing x
Onboarding assistance x
Unlimited render only licenses x

Red Giant Complete includes every tool from each of our suites. The annual subscription price is fully inclusive of all upgrade​s​, support, maintenance, server software and render nodes. There are no hidden fees. Our volume program is available to customers ordering 5 or more licenses of Red Giant Complete (Volume).

VFX Shadow

Part of VFX Suite
$ 49 00

Create complex perspective shadows in After Effects

Students and teachers are eligible for the 50% discount shown above. If you are a university or school looking to buy our software for labs or classrooms, please visit our Volume Program page to learn more about our flexible volume licensing deals.