ParticleIllusion for Adobe After Effects

INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS - WINDOWS
INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS - MAC

Installation Instructions - Windows

The installer below is for use with After Effects.

**NOTICE TO AFTER EFFECTS CC 2015 USERS**

Adobe After Effects 2015 is unsupported.

If you plan to use particleIllusion for After Effects, do NOT upgrade to CC 2015. We will update this page if particleIllusion for After Effects is fully qualified for CC 2015.

Note that particleIllusion for After Effects v1.042 and later require the GenArts licensing to install the license - please see our FAQs for additional information.

To Download and install:

  1. Make sure you have the After Effects application on Windows.
  2. Quit AE or other host applications that may be running.
  3. Download the 1.042 Windows installer (18 Mb).
    Either run the installer program from its current location, or save it to disk and then execute it from wherever you saved it. Follow the instructions given by the installer.
  4. Download the additional emitter libraries Windows installer (81 Mb).
    Download and install these after installing particleIllusion for AE. The installer for particleIllusion for AE includes just a single emitter library – where the presets are contained. There are dozens of additional libraries consisting of over 3000 emitter presets available using the following installers.

  5. Restart your host application, and the new plug-in should appear in your effects menu.

New in 1.042:

  • Added support for AE CC 2014.

New in 1.041:

  • Added support for AE CC.

New in 1.04:

  • Added support for AE CS 6.

Installation Instructions - Mac

The installer below is for use with After Effects.

**NOTICE TO AFTER EFFECTS CC 2015 USERS**

Adobe After Effects 2015 is unsupported at this time and we unfortunately do not have plans to support it.

If you plan to use particleIllusion for After Effects, do NOT upgrade to CC 2015. We will update this page if particleIllusion for After Effects is fully qualified for CC 2015.

Note that particleIllusion for After Effects v1.043 and later require the GenArts licensing to install the license - please see our FAQs for additional information.

To Download and install:

  1. Make sure you have the After Effects application on Mac.
  2. Quit AE or other host applications that may be running.
  3. Download the 1.043 Mac installer (56 Mb).
    Either run the installer program from its current location, or save it to disk and then execute it from wherever you saved it. Follow the instructions given by the installer.
  4. Download the additional emitter libraries Mac installer (143 Mb).
    Download and install these after installing particleIllusion for AE. The installer for particleIllusion for AE includes just a single emitter library – where the presets are contained. There are dozens of additional libraries consisting of over 3000 emitter presets available using the following installers.

  5. Restart your host application, and the new plug-in should appear in your effects menu.

New in 1.043:

  • Added support for AE CC 2014.

New in 1.042:

  • Added support for OSX 10.9 (Mavericks).

New in 1.041:

  • Added support for AE CC.

New in 1.04:

  • Added support for AE CS 6.
  • Support added for Apple’s Gatekeeper in the installer.

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