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November 26, 2009 - Wonderful new gallery clips!
Two new amazing gallery clips by Nando Costa and K. Ulrich Schneider. See them in the gallery.

October 4th, 2009 - Motionworks video interview

John Dickinson of Motionworks interviewed me as part of his "unplugged" series. We talk about the Trapcode tools and how they came about. See the video here.

August 13, 2009 - Wonderful new inspiration!
Six wicked inspiring new gallery clips added. Esteban Diácono's "Let yourself feel" is a truely unique piece where the music drives the visuals. Five totally awesome clips by Loyal Kaspar also added. See them all in the gallery.

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August 12, 2009 - Trapcode Form used by Imaginary Forces on Terminator Salvation

"Trapcode Form was used extensively in our work on Terminator Salvation to generate point clouds for the opening studio logos and machine vision sequences. From our earliest tests we were intrigued by the idea of a machine understanding the three dimensional space..." Full Story with clips showing the Form effects

July 22, 2009 - New gallery clips

Four wounderful inspiring new gallery clips added. The first one "P2 Street Tests" shows insanely awesome use of Trapcode Particular v2. The next one is also extremely awesome "FFT". And the third! Number four is a neat example of pretty basic use. See them all in the gallery.

July 9, 2009 - Trapcode Particular v2 released!

New features include shading particles from composition lights, new Textured Polygon particle primitive, new Streaklet primitive, self-shadowing, 32bpc float and much more.
More info here. Buy it from Red Giant Software.

© 2009 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit: CIS Vancouver
June 19, 2009 - Trapcode Particular used on Angels & Demons

Mark Breakspear, Visual Effects Supervisor, CIS Vancouver says: “We used Trapcode Particular on Angels & Demons to help create realistic 3D embers and falling ash. We were amazed at how quickly Particular could set up and render a shot, and then allow us to make changes almost in real-time. [...]" Full Story
June 16, 2009 - Trapcode Particular wins plug-in award

Trapcode Particular won the number one place by a landslide! All-in-all four Trapcode plugs made it into the top-ten. See the list at Toolfarm. Thanks everybody that voted for us!

June 11, 2009 - Awesomeness!

FormTroopers from Denmark contributed a very artistic piece for the gallery. Also neat stuff from one4two and Daniel Bladini. See them in the Trapcode Gallery.

May 10, 2009 - Full NAB demo on-line at Studio Montly

The full NAB demo of Trapcode Particular v2 by Peder Norrby via Studio Monthly

May 4, 2009 - Introducing: Trapcode Particular v2

Quick demo by Peder Norrby
Demo by Sean Safreed in this FxGuide episode
Feature list (PDF)

Trapcode Particular v2 is coming out this summer. Price: USD 399 Upgrade: USD 99

May 4, 2009 - Great tutorial site

AETuts+ has some great tutorials for AE and Trapcode plug-ins. Check them out! Very inspiring stuff.

March 9, 2009 - Awesome new gallery clips: M83, NBC etc..

Time for another round of inspiring gallery clips! This time we feature a music video for M83, some smooth NBC Green idents, actual footage of the Big Bang and lots of other cool stuff. All-in-all six brand new clips can be found in the gallery.

February 28, 2008 - Trapcode Tesla for iPhone released!

Trapcode Tesla is a 99 cent App for iPhone and iPod Touch that allows you to play safely with Tesla's amazing high-voltage sparks. Touch the screen with two figers or more and a physically-modelled spark will shoot between your fingers.
More info
Nov 18, 2008 - Trapcode AirPaint for iPhone released!

Trapcode AirPaint is a 99 cent App for iPhone and iPod Touch that allows you to paint in air with your device! It was released on Nov 13th, 2008.

More info

Oct 1, 2008 - Interview with Peder Norrby on StudioDaily

Beth Marchant of StudioDaily recently did this interview where we talk about the history and background of Trapcode and about my personal views on what it is that I'm doing and why.

Read it here.

Sept 30, 2008 - Two new gallery clips

New clips from Magnus Engfors and Rob Nield in the gallery.

Sept 16, 2008 - New clips from Degauss in the gallery

Two cool new clips from Swedish Deguss can now been found in the gallery.

Sept 5, 2008 - Trapcode Klangfarbe iTunes visualizer
BETA5 released! FREE!

This visualizer, Klangfarbe, deals directly with visualizing the current audio as colors, hence the name which is German for "timbre" but also means "color of the timbre" or "color of the sound".

BETA 5 - new version. Released Sept 5. Fixes issues on many cards.

Get it here.

August 15, 2008 - Trapcode AlphaOmega iTunes visualizer released!

Trapcode presents AudioSculpture: AlphaOmega available as an iTunes visualizer plug-in (Mac only for now) free of charge for home use.

Just install it and it will generate real-time visuals based on the music you are playing in iTunes.

Get it here.

August 8, 2008 - The Mummy, Radiohead...

I'm just amazed at the incredible talent that use Trapcode software in their creations! This time we feature gallery clips from the latest Mummy movie, Radioheads latest video and many more! Six brand new clips can be found in the gallery.

June 26, 2008 - New amazing clips in the user gallery

This time we feature clips from Pierre Magnol, Tetsoo and Zen Images. Check them out in the gallery.

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