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Tony BaroneLocation of FXFactory Plugins
by on May 11, 2012 at 7:29:02 pm

For the life of me I cannot find the actual Plugin File for FX Factory within the AFterEffects CS 5.5 Plugins folder.

I heard that they work with my trial of After Effects CS6, but there simply isn't anything named FXFactory, or anything remotely close within the Plugins folder

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Niclas BahnRe: Location of FXFactory Plugins
by on May 14, 2012 at 2:10:43 pm

Hi Tony,

FxFactory manages it's files from the application.

Be sure to download and install the latest version:

Please note that you can easily activate/deactivate the individual products so that only the effects you want show up inside your host applications.  See the following tutorial:

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Tony BaroneRe: Location of FXFactory Plugins
by on May 16, 2012 at 3:57:54 pm

Thats not exactly what I was asking, however, I discovered the answer on my own.

I wanted to know how to move the FXFactory Plugins to my new installation of AfterEffects CS6 without having to re-install FXFactory. Since the plugins are not in the AfterEffects Plugins Folder, I figured they had to be elsewhere.

You need to goto the library at root level, not user level.

To get there, select your Macintosh HD>Library>Application Support>Adobe>Common>Plugins>CS5.5 (or CS5) >Mediacore>

Move or Copy the FXfactory.plugin and ImporterFxFactory.bundle from the CS5.5 Mediacore folder to the CS6 media core folder.

That should be it.

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jean mathisRe: Location of FXFactory Plugins
by on May 30, 2012 at 6:47:45 am

Yeah right that is it, but it did not work for mr this time which version do I nedd to make it work with AE CS6, plese let me know how you solved the case> Thanks jean

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