Sapphire 11.01 OFX Hosts MacOS

  • Product: Sapphire
  • Version: 11.01
  • Host: OFX Hosts
  • Platform: Mac 64-Bit

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To Download and install:

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

Resolve 10 or greater
Nuke 6.3v8 or greater
Baselight    4.3 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. Download the Mac installer.
This includes Universal 32 and 64 bit binaries for Mac Intel hardware.
4. Run the installer. When it asks for your passphrase, enter your Mac user login password, and follow the instructions given by the installer.
5. 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 /Applications/GenArtsSapphireOFX folder and double click on Online Help.html or Online Help.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 http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-2.1.html for more details. The source code for Qt is available here.


What’s New in 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.