Sapphire 11.01 OFX Hosts Linux Deb

  • Product: Sapphire
  • Version: 11.01
  • Host: OFX Hosts
  • Platform: Linux 64-Bit .deb

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To Download and install:

  1. Make sure you have one or more of the following OFX compatible host products on Linux:

Resolve 10 or greater
Nuke 6.3v8 or greater
Fusion Studio 7 or greater
Baselight    4.3 or greater
Mistika 6.5.35 or greater

2. Quit any host applications that may be running.
If you previously installed an older version of Sapphire Plug-ins, the new installation will just replace it. You should not need to uninstall it first.
3. For Red Hat or similar: become root and use the rpm shell command to download (207Mb) and run the installer or download the RPM installer file and install it locally.

For Ubuntu: first make sure you have ‘libjpeg62’, and ‘libglade2-0’ packages installed
Then download the DEB installer file (207Mb), become root, and type the command:
dpkg -i –force-architecture sapphireofx_11.000-1_amd64.deb for 64 bit
4. Restart your host product, and the new plug-ins should appear in your effects menu.

To view on-line documentation after you install the software, go to the RedHat or Ubuntu start menu and select GenArts Sapphire OFX -> Sapphire Online Help (HTML) or (PDF). You can also click on the “Help” button while using any plug-in.

This software may use the Qt user interface framework. Qt is distributed under the terms of the Lesser GNU Public License (LGPL), Version 2.1; see for more details. The source code for Qt is available here.

What’s New for Sapphire 11.01 for OFX

  1. Fixed a bug that changed the rendered output of all Glows (e.g. S_Glow, S_GlowEdges, etc.) and Sparkles (both S_Sparkles and S_SparklesColor) between v10 and v11.0 if the user provided a color mask. These effects are now compatible with v10’s output but the output will change relative to v11.0! To get the output from v11.0 back, apply S_Monochrome to the mask before passing it to the effect.
    • Note: This also affects any S_Effect presets made with v11.0 using Glows or Sparkles. Please check your presets for Glows or Sparkles and update with S_Monochrome if needed for the desired behavior.
  2. VignetteMocha mode of S_Vignette now starts with an empty Mocha project. In this case VignetteMocha will use a circular mask until a Mocha Mask is set. This circular mask will not show up in the Mocha UI.
  3. Mocha help link now points to Sapphire Mocha help instead of BCC Mocha help.
  4. Mocha now remembers the previous Open Project and Export Project locations.
  5. Mocha in Sapphire and Mocha in BCC now save preferences and settings separately.
  6. Mocha now tries harder to display frame numbers matching the host timeline.
  7. Updated list of known issues (below).
  8. Minor preset improvements.