With Red Giant Universe you can give your footage authentic retro and modern day looks using tools like VHS, Retrograde Carousel, Glitch, Holomatrix II, and more. Create beautiful looping backgrounds and motion graphics elements with tools like HUD components, Line, Knoll Light Factory EZ, Fractal Background, and more. Build fast, unique transitions with little or no work. Add glows and other effects that give you better results and more shortcuts, options and control than anything in your host app.
The Universe 4 release introduces 3 new tools: Analog simulates a multitude of CRT effects to recreate classic television video, Electrify adds sizzling lightning effects to images and footage, and Texturize Motion gives your clips a sketchy, stop motion look. Included in this release are 200 fresh new presets for Array Gun and Typographic by featured artist Laura Porat.
Give your footage animated electrical effects.
Give your footage the look of analog video.
Add animated textures to your footage for a sketchy, stop motion look.
Universe generators are a fantastic content resource for any video project. They can provide visual filler between your clips, animated backgrounds behind your titles, or even be overlaid atop your videos to create cool effects:
Give your footage authentic retro and modern day looks using tools like VHS, Retrograde Carousel, Glitch, Holomatrix II, and more.
Effortlessly create beautiful text treatments right inside your NLE.
Instantly create seamless transitions between your clips!
View all our utilities including tools for adding blending modes and camera shake.
Picture in Picture
Working with Universe in Premiere Pro and After Effects has never been easier. The dockable Universe Dashboard brings all of the Universe tools into one place, making it simple to explore and apply the entire library of effects and presets.
Every tool in Universe includes presets to help get you started and give instant professional results.
Universe is a collection of 89 plugins for editors and motion graphics artists.
Reframe - Create picture-in-picture compositions, with control over animation, image borders and more.
Array Gun - Design animated motion graphics backgrounds and screen elements based on grids of shapes and lines.
Progresso - Generate different types of animated progress bars and charts for motion graphics, heads up displays, infographics, and more.
Logo Motion - Instantly add dynamic animations that bring your text and logos on and off screen.
Line - Create an animated straight or curved line between two points, with elements that move along that path.
HUD Components - Quickly add animated Heads Up Display elements into your motion graphics, interface animations, and visual effects shots.
Spectralicious - A 6-color gradient effect with controls blending options, exposure, and saturation. Includes 12 presets that simulate sky color tones and more.
Fractal Background - Quickly create complex and colorful looping fractal-based backgrounds for your motion graphics work.
Soft Gradient Background - A looping gradient background generator with fractal noise, textures and more. Choose from noise types for various moving gradients.
Turbulence Noise - Create fractal noise with 9 patterns, interpolations, appearance options, animations, transform, opacity controls, and turbulence.
Gradient Ramp - Creates an RGB gradient with two or three colors and gives control over color position, alpha, interpolation, aspect, noise, and compositing modes.
Electrify (NEW) - Give your footage animated electrical effects.
Analog (NEW) - Give your footage the look of analog video.
Texturize Motion (NEW) - Add animated textures to your footage for a sketchy, stop motion look.
Chromatic Aberration - Realistic lens distortion effects with chromatic separation, blur, texture and more.
VHS - VHS gives your modern footage the classic look, color and distortion of old video tape.
Glitch - Get the look of compressed, glitched video.
Holomatrix II - Give your footage the look and distortion of a sci-fi hologram, digital display, and more.
Glow - A diffused glow that softens the bright parts of the image. Isolate a specific color within your footage and apply a glow to just that color.
Quantum - Create the illusion of an animated light trail in front or behind a layer, ideal for text and motion graphics.
Glimmer - Create colorful glints and animated twinkling effects at the bright areas of your image for beauty shots, titles, music videos and more.
Retrograde - Retrograde is a set of tools for creating the truly realistic look and damage of old 16MM and 8MM film.
Finisher - Finisher makes it easy to dramatically improve the image quality of your footage.
Hacker Text - Easily create computer hacker-style scrambled text animations.
Typographic - Design intricate shape and text animations for broadcast, social media and more.
Numbers - Render and animate a wide variety of numbers, including currency, percentage, date and time.
Screen Text - Fill your screen with scrolling code to create the look of an old-school or modern computer terminal.
Text Tile - Generate multiple columns full of random data for use in motion graphics and computer terminal effects.
Type Cast - Easily animate text properties like color, opacity, size, position and rotation - by the line, word or character.
Type On - Quickly create computer terminal-style type reveals. Includes tons of options for customization and randomization.
Title Motion - Create text and shapes and then instantly add dynamic animations that bring it on and off screen. Great for titles, lower thirds, callouts and more.
Warp - Instantly build a slick beautiful transition with distortion, aberration and more.
Glitch Transition - Transition between footage or text with the look of compression glitches and compressed data.
Retrograde Transition - A transition that uses real scans of 16mm and 8mm film to create an authentic film strip transition.
VHS Transition - A transition that mimics the effect that occurs when a VCR has been used to record over pre-existing footage.
Carousel Transition - A transition that mimics advancing to the next slide in an old slide projector.
Channel Surf - A transition that mimics the distortion you'd get by changing the channel on a cathode ray tube TV.
Flicker Cut - A transition that rapidly cuts between two clips or a solid color, and which can invert the clips or add fades.
Color Mosaic - A Transition that overlays a variety of colors in a mosaic pattern as it transitions between 2 clips.
Shape Wipe - A transition that uses an ellipse, rectangle or star shape to move between 2 pieces of footage. Includes control over points, size, stroke and fill.
Linear Wipe - A classic linear wipe with the addition of wipe mirroring, as well as an inner/outer stroke with glow on the wipe border.
Clock Wipe - A classic radial wipe transition with feathering and the option for a dual clock wipe.
Channel Blur - A transition that blurs each of the RGB channels separately for a unique chromatic effect.
Modes - Combine layers in entirely new ways using powerful features that go beyond the native blend modes found on your editing timeline.
Camera Shake - Add simulated handheld camera motion to your footage.
Socialize - Reference common aspect ratios for social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram with this simple yet useful utility.
Unmult - Create an alpha channel for any image or video shot on a black background. Useful for compositing fire, smoke, water and more.
Fisheye Fixer - Fisheye Fixer for GoPro® corrects GoPro® fisheye lens distortion, with four custom settings: wide, medium, narrow or superview.
Picture in Picture - Easily composite and frame one layer of footage over a larger layer. Includes the ability to add and customize a colored border and drop shadow.
In order to work properly, your copy of Red Giant Universe — 1-Year Subscription requires Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, Magix VEGAS Pro, Davinci Resolve, HitFilm Pro and/or