Graham Quince's Reviewin' Tutorial

Why does no one talk about Particle Illusion?

A review of the particle generator for use with Adobe After Effects.

Boris FX offers a free, standalone version of Particle Illusion, which is the product I’m reviewing here. There is a pay-for upgrade, but you don’t need that to get some pretty impressive results. I’m not affliated with Boris FX in any way.

I made this video to shout about PI as I think it’s pretty cool and I’ve made it my mission to share information about any free resources I find. I think for those of us on a budget, Particle Illusion Standalone is a great free alternative to expensive plugins like Trapcode Particular and Superluminal Stardust.

After explaining a bit about the software, I then show how to use it for a really simple requirement… rendering out an explosion which I then bring into After Effects.

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