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Maxon releases new Red Giant Update—Enhanced Unreal Support

This January update to Maxon’s Red Giant includes enhanced support for Unreal Engine in Magic Mullet Looks, Maxon Cloud Capsule support in Trapcode and more.


Nemetschek’s daughter company, Maxon, has released a big update to its popular Red Giant visual effects software. The new update importantly includes new Magic Bullet updates and better integration with Unreal Engine.

Red Giant Update

The latest software release boasts some powerful features that are sure to impress. The new Universe bokeh tools render quickly and create stunning blurs, depth of field, and transitions. The Light Ball core projection has been updated to include Real Lens Flares and obscuration, which was a highly requested feature. The color management integration for Magic Bullet Looks has been completely reimagined, providing a seamless experience. The software now also supports Maxon Cloud Capsule in Trapcode. And finally, the new Tracker-Only mode for Spot Clone Tracker is a game-changer, providing even more precise tracking.

January’s Red Giant software update boasts new enhanced Unreal Engine integration and much more.

This release equips editors, filmmakers, compositors, and content creators of all types with new, next-level image enhancement features and tools that will further augment their options in a wide range of creative applications.

Release in Detail

Universe offers editors and compositors an essential toolkit of effects and transitions, and now it’s even easier to add dream bokeh to any shot. 

Magic Bullet updates include a more user-friendly color management experience and updates to Unreal Engine integration. 

VFX Real Lens Flares now features obscuration and a Light Ball core projection option.

VFX Spot Clone Tracker helps artists turbocharge their tracking game with a new Tracker Only feature. 

Trapcode updates include optimized multi-frame rendering across multiple threads, new cloud service support, and new sprites. 

To learn more about Red Giant software and Maxon, go here.


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