VFX Optical Glow Red Giant

VFX Optical Glow


A blazing fast, drop-dead gorgeous, photo-realistic glow effect.


Total control

Optical Glow is easy to use and offers a lot of control. Direct the look and feel of your glow by adjusting color, vibrance, size, dimensions, and the handling of the alpha channel.

Professional results

Optical glow has gamma management built-in, so your glow always looks realistic, whether your footage is video, log, or even linear.

Colorize and Tint

A Vibrance control helps keep your glow colorful and punchy. There’s an overall Colorize control, as well as organic Inner and Outer Tint controls.

Highlights Only

Sometimes you want to glow everything in your image, but usually just the bright spots. The Highlight Only control lets you choose the brightness threshold for what gets used by Optical Glow.

Highlight Rolloff

Sometimes the core of your glow can get blown out. Optical Glow’s built in Highlight Rolloff control make it easy to tame the bright center of your glow.

Alpha Channel Options

Multiple alpha channel options give you control over how your glow is composited with other layers, or just let Optical Glow handle that for the most natural results.


We made this to support high end workflows. Optical Glow works in 32-bit float, and respects and creates HDR highlights.

GPU Accelerated

Optical Glow is fully GPU accelerated, and blazing fast at any of its four quality settings.


Operating Systems:

System Requirements:

Adobe After Effects CC 2018 and later

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 and later


  • Mac OS X 10.11 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space


  • Windows 10 and later
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 800 MB of Hard Drive space

AV3 Price : $99.00

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