Cinema 4D | Redshift | Red Giant


Since 1996 Maxon’s flagship product is Cinema 4D; professional 3D software for modeling, animation, painting, and rendering. Mid 2019 Maxon acquired Redshift and integrated a superfast fully GPU-accelerated 3D renderer in Cinema 4D versions ≥ R21. End of 2019, Maxon joined forces with Red Giant, developer of Adobe After Effects plugins for filmmaking, VFX, video effects, and motion design. With the acquisition of both Redshift and Red Giant, Maxon becomes a major player in the field of Computer Generated Images for visual design, motion graphics, and filmmaking. 

Why Cinema 4D?
Easy to learn and extremely powerful: Cinema 4D is the perfect package for all 3D artists who want to achieve breathtaking results fast and hassle-free. Beginners and seasoned professionals alike can take advantage of Cinema 4D’s wide range of tools and features to quickly achieve stunning results. Cinema 4D’s legendary reliability also makes it the perfect application for demanding, fast-paced 3D production.

Why Redshift?
Because it is the world’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer. Redshift is a powerful GPU-accelerated renderer, built to meet the specific demands of contemporary high-end production rendering. Tailored to support creative individuals and studios of every size, Redshift offers a suite of powerful features and integrates with industry standard CG applications. Cinema 4D users can purchase Redshift as an add-on so it fully integrates with Cinema 4D.

Why Red Giant?
Because of their stunning visual effects tools to be used in editing and compositing software. All plugins are compatible with Adobe After Effects, some are also compatible with Blackmagic Davinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, and Sony Vegas. When used with After Effects, the Red Giant effects are shown instantly in Cinema 4D, thanks to Maxon's Cineware,that creates a seamless bridge between Cinema 4D and After Effects.

Red Giant contains the following pack suites, each suite containing tools that can also be purchased separately.

  • RED GIANT COMPLETE Subscription 1 year: all Red Giant plugins mentioned below for one low price
  • UNIVERSE Subscription 1 year: video transition and effects plugins for editors and motion graphics artists
  • MAGIC BULLET; color correction, finishing, and film looks for filmmakers
  • SHOOTER: to bring your footage from set to post
  • TRAPCODE: particle simulations and 3D effects for motion graphics and VFX
  • VFX SUITE: keying, tracking, cleanup, and visual effects compositing

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