Toolfarm Top 10 2013

The Results are In! The 2013 Toolfarm Top Ten Plug-in Awards

Top products of 2013 as voted by our After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and CINEMA 4D Users.

There were some very close numbers this year! Here are the final results. Note – We broke suites up this year into individual products for better accuracy.

Top Ten Rankings of 2013

Adobe After Effects

1. Trapcode Particular

Amazing 3D particles with full camera and light support – It’s realistic shading allows spotlights to illuminate particles and logos as they move through 3D space. Give particles depth with Trapcode Particular’s full 3D rotation and use it’s expanded physics controls to generate more support for air resistance and turbulence.

2. Video Copilot Element 3D

3. Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks

4. Video Copilot Optical Flares

5. Red Giant Colorista II

6. Trapcode Form

7. Boris Continuum Complete

8. Red Giant Knoll Light Factory

9. Red Giant Denoiser II

10. RE:Vision Effects Twixtor / GenArts Sapphire (TIE)

 

Adobe Premiere Pro

1. Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks

Beautiful color finishing and camera-inspired tools – Whether you’re warming up a scene or building a palette from scratch, Magic Bullet Looks 2 brings professional color finishing to projects of any budget. It starts out very simple, with 100’s of beautifully designed treatments that range from practical lighting to popular Hollywood cinema.

2. Red Giant Colorista II

3. Red Giant PluralEyes

4. Red Giant Denoiser II

5. Video Copilot Action Essentials

6. Red Giant Magic Bullet Mojo

7. Trapcode Shine

8. Red Giant Knoll Light Factory

9. RE:Vision Effects Twixtor

10. Boris Continuum Complete

 

Apple Final Cut Pro

1. Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks

Beautiful color finishing and camera-inspired tools – Whether you’re warming up a scene or building a palette from scratch, Magic Bullet Looks 2 brings professional color finishing to projects of any budget. It starts out very simple, with 100’s of beautifully designed treatments that range from practical lighting to popular Hollywood cinema.

2. Red Giant Colorista II

3. Red Giant PluralEyes

4. Noise Industries FxFactory Pro

5. Red Giant Mojo

6. Video Copilot Action Essentials

7. Boris Continuum Complete FxPlug

8. CrumplePop Products

9. GenArts Sapphire

10. Red Giant Primate Keyer

 

MAXON CINEMA 4D

1. Greyscalegorilla Light Kit Pro

Real Studio Lights for Cinema 4D – HDRI Light Kit Pro turns Cinema 4D into a professional lighting studio. A collection of lights, studios and objects that lets you quickly light your scene with realistic soft boxes, spotlights, ring lights and more.

2. Greyscalegorilla Texture Kit Pro

3. Greyscalegorilla Transform

4. VRay4C4D

5. INSYDIUM X-Particles

6. Nitro 4D Thruasi (Freebie)

7. Greyscalegorilla CityKit

8. The Pixel Lab Products

9. Jawset Turbulence FD

10. MotionWorks MovieType

 

If you took part in the survey and were one of the random numbers drawn, we’ll be contacting you shortly to notify you of your prize. Keep an eye on your inbox!

1- Grand Prize GoPro Hero3 Black Edition Camera

2- $100 Toolfarm Store Coupons

3- choice of either book “Plug-in to After Effects: Third Party Plug-in Mastery” or “Greenscreen Made Easy” by Michele Yamazaki

Thank you for taking part in our survey!

 

 

Top Ten Rankings from 2012

Adobe After Effects Plug-ins:

1st: Trapcode Products

Trapocde Particular, Mir, Form, 3D Stroke, Lux, Shine, Horizon, Starglow and Sound Keys continued to top the list for After Effects customers in 2012. Popular products include Trapcode Suite and Particular.

2nd: Video Copilot Element 3D

3rd: Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite (Now Color Suite)

4th: Video Copilot Optical Flares

5th: Boris Continuum Complete AE

6th: The Foundry Keylight (Included in AE)

7th: GenArts Sapphire

8th: Digieffects Damage / Imagineer Systems mocha (TIE)

9th: RE:Vision Effects Twixtor 

10th: RE:Vision Effects ReelSmart Motion Blur

 

Final Cut Pro Plug-ins:

1st: Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite (Now Color Suite)

Produce professional Hollywood-style results on an indie budget. Capture the emotion of your subject and make your footage more personal and compelling. Whether you are creating a color treatment, adding a beauty pass or cleaning digital noise, Magic Bullet Suite helps create the final look that tells your story perfectly.

2nd: Automatic Duck Pro Import/Export FCP

3rd: Boris Continuum Complete FxPlug / Noise Industries FxFactory Pro (TIE)

4th: Trapcode Plug-ins

5th: GenArts Sapphire

6th: Red Giant PluralEyes

7th: Digieffects Damage

8th: CrumplePop Products

9th: Tiffen DFX / The Foundry Keylight (TIE)

10th: Digital Anarchy Beauty Box

 

MAXON CINEMA 4D Products:

1st: Greyscalegorilla Products

Greyscalegorilla creates top-notch Light Kits, Model Kits, Texture Packs, Plug-ins and training for MAXON CINEMA 4D Customers. Popular products include Texture Kit and Transform.

2nd: VRay4C4D V-Ray for CINEMA 4D

3rd: Next Limit RealFlow

4th: The Pixel Lab Products

5th: e-on Software Products

6th: Nitro 4D Thruasi (Freebie)

7th: Xfrog for CINEMA 4D

8th: X-Particles for CINEMA 4D

9th: Blackstar Plug-ins

10th: Darkling Simulations DarkTree

 

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