Sapphire Unit - Lighting


Flawlessly simulate natural and synthetic lights like popular lens flares, glows, light leaks, and more. Features 20+ effects and tons of presets.


  • Glow—Generate natural, organic light from the brighter areas of your video
  • GlowDarks—Areas of the source clip darker than the given threshold are blurred and combined with the input clip to give a deep smoky look
  • ZGlow—Glows areas of the source clip with varying widths depending on the depth values from a ZBuffer input
  • EdgeRays—Generate glorious high-quality beams of light that emit from the edges of objects within your video footage
  • LensFlare—Generate photorealistic and stylized lens flares or build your own custom flare
  • LightLeak—Render sheer, abstract patterns of color that simulate light leaking through gaps in a camera body
  • Flashbulbs—Simulates lots of flashbulbs going off. With many small flashes, can look like a stadium scene. With a few large flashes, works well on a celebrity red carpet clip
  • Rays—Generate high-quality beams of light that emit from the brightest parts of your footage
  • Glare—Composite halos and glint rays to your video by detecting the brightest areas of the frame
  • Glint—Generate star-shaped glimmers in brighter areas of your video
  • EmbossDistort—Emboss or concave your video by using a custom relief map. Create large bold bumpy distortions or thin glassy indentations
  • EmbossGlass—Emboss or concave your video using a custom relief map while adding a vibrant chroma distortion
  • EmbossShiny—Emboss or concave your video using a custom relief map while adding lighting effects to bring out highlights, reflections, and shadows
  • SpotLight—Highlight a specific area of your footage with a range of harsh and soft spotlights

System requirements

Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.10.x and later
Media Composer Media Composer | First, Media Composer 7.x and later


Motion Effect
AAX Native

This product is tested by the Seller for support of current versions of the indicated Avid products and operating systems. For compatibility questions related to older systems, please contact the Seller.

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