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Edgar Davey
Optical flares glitch
on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:29:43 am

a few days ago i posted a message about glitch in after effects

apparently it is an optical flares plugin causing this glitch
and i dont know what to do
my project is due
and video copilot support says they did not experience anything like that before
any ideas how to fix that?

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mathew fuller
Re: Optical flares glitch
on Dec 10, 2012 at 3:19:06 am

Prerender the Optical Flares layer by itself. Import it and comp it in.

My Work:

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Ryan Vincent
Re: Optical flares glitch
on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:03:51 pm

I have had this problem before... My guess is that you have layers in your composition that don't extend all the way thru from beginning to end of the composition length.(though precomposed comps nested in the composition don't seem to cause the problem, just the direct layers) I finally figured out that was what was causing the glitch in Optical Flares. Copilot said that it was something to do with the code under the hood that drives the plugin and supposedly sent it to the developer but have not seen a subsequent fix or patch... so If you extend your layers to stretch from start to end of the composition of nest the problem comp into a new one and use the Optical Flares on that will usually fix the problem..

Besides this glitch Optical Flares is a great plugin, really wish they could/would fix it...

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