Why to use Trapcode plugin?

I think all of you agree that After Effects is a great tool and with the help of plugins this becomes even more productive. The same aspect is valid for Red Giant’s Trapcode suite. Not only that it offers you a set of new tools which you can play with, but also allows you to bring your creativity to a hole new level. In this article I will present you 5 recommended After Effect Trapcode tutorials you should try out. Even if you download the trial version of Trapcode you will be blown away of the endless creative possibilities you will get. For those who didn’t met with Trapcode 14 is a suite of 11 products for 3D motion graphics and visual effects:

Red Giant Trapcode Suite

  • Particular 3
  • Form 3
  •  Tao 1.2
  • Mir 2.1
  • Shine 2
  • Lux 1.4
  • 3D Stroke 2.6
  • Starglow 1.7
  • Soundkeys 1.4
  • Horizon 1.1
  • Echospace 1.1

Probably some of the videos posted within this article are known by you, but if don’t I hop you will enjoy them. I have tested all of the below listed tutorials. I would say that they are beginner \ medium level. But the final footage you will get will have a lot of use cases. In any case, you can use them in a lot of situations. For instance you can use them as an intro, for stock footage, media creation, advertisement and a lot more.

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Where to get Trapcode?

In any case, if you want to purchase the Red Giant’s Trapcode suit, check it out over here: http://amzn.to/2es80aV. The price is $999, which might be high if you want to give it a try. For this purpose I recommend you to download the free trial. You can access it following this link: Red Giant Trapcode Suite 14 Free Trial. I invite you to enjoy the next 5 After Effects tutorials.

Particle Explosion Tutorial with After Effects and Trapcode Particular and Form

Create Trapcode Planet from scratch step-by-step


Particle Dance 02 – Trapcode Particular Tutorial

After Effects Tutorial – Colorful Magic Trails with Particular

If you liked the video tutorials above, I invite you to leave a comment below. Let me know whether you liked the video or not. In any case I would like to share with you more similar content so that you have it in one single place. Although the above tutorials are resource thirsty, I managed to create and export my footage in 4K 24fps resolution. Finally, if you need exporting 4K video in Adobe After Effects I invite you to read this article:

Exporting 4K video from Adobe After Effects CC

Also I recommend the following articles as well:

Adobe After Effects CC keyboard shortcuts


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