Boris Sapphire 2019.53 for OFX Linux (RPM)

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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 and 4.4 only
    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:
    rpm -Uvh https://cdn.borisfx.com/borisfx/store/sapphire-ofx/SapphireOFX-2019.530-1.0.x86_64.rpm for 64 bit
    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-2019.530-1.0.x86_64.rpm 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 https://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-2.1.html for more details. The source code for Qt is available here.


What’s New In Sapphire 2019.53:

  • Flame: Crash when S_Retime was inserted after a BurnInMetadata node was fixed.
  • Windows: Fixed the cancel button in the “Plugin is starting the ” dialog.
  • ParallaxStrips: Fixed a crash with certain parameter values when running on the GPU.
  • EdgeRays: Fixed a crash when “Rays Res” is set to anything other than Full.
  • Mocha on macOS: To close Mocha, press command-q shortcut key or select Quit from File menu.
  • Effect Builder: Fixed the “Show Checkerboard” setting.
  • Preset Browser: Fixed an issue where the preset browser won’t launch on large footage. For now the preset browser will use sample footage when the input clip is too large.
  • Mac OS: Fixed a bug where the “Deactivate License” dialog wasn’t showing up during uninstall on Mac OS 10.13 and 10.14.
  • Mac OS: Fixed a warning that the certificate has expired during install.
  • Licensing: Improved license activation and deactivation where licensing one machine would deactivate another on certain network configurations.
  • Preset Browser: Improve response time when the “Static Thumbnail” checkbox is changed (in S_Effect and S_LemsFlare).
  • Flare Designer, Preset Browser, and Effect Builder: Improve timeline behavior.
  • Flare Designer, Preset Browser, and Effect Builder: Remove Show/Hide Menu.
  • Flare Designer and Effect Builder: Fixed the save button.

What’s New In Sapphire 2019.52:

  • Removed a one-pixel wide black border in the preview panes for the Sapphire Preset Browser.