Sapphire Visual Effects

Sapphire for Sony Vegas Pro

Sapphire for Sony Vegas Pro helps you achieve the perfect blend of creativity and time management and this plugin ensures that Sony Vegas Pro editors get the ease of use, speed, and effect-driven transitions that produce superior images and increase production quality.

The Sapphire plugin for Sony Vegas Pro helps you add organic transitions that enhance credibility and guide the audience; and visual effects that set the mood or dramatize the story. Sapphire plugins for Sony Vegas Pro come complete with customized parameters that can improve quality and fix unexpected problems. At the same time, Sapphire's render speed and intuitive user interface ensure that you can edit in the most productive way possible. For smooth and efficient editing with a delivery of beautiful results, Sapphire for Sony Vegas Pro is an excellent visual effects plugin.

  • Beauty - A new effect that leverages the new EdgeAware technology to beautify talking heads by softening and color correcting skin tones
  • EdgeAwareBlur - Powered by our new EdgeAware technology, this effect allows you to blur while preserving detail
  • Improved S_Sharpen - Now offers higher quality and more control, as sharpening can be applied to specific feature sizes. Produce better results without the "fringing" or contrast artifacts of other sharpen tools.
  • LensFlare - Now enhanced with faster rendering, animation options, atmospheric noise, and presets to duplicate popular real-world lenses
  • Zap - Updated to include 3D rotation and the option to follow a path, giving you the option to control the shape it takes
  • MotionBlur - Has been added to many effects, giving them a more realistic look
  • New Transitions - FilmRoll and CardFlip are two new dynamic transitions with multiple controls to diversify the output. FlutterCut has been enhanced with more options including new controls and color options
  • Faster - Added GPU support for more plugins and an optimized GPU code to provide up to a 20% speed increase per effect
  • More presets - Over 2,500 presets
  • Preset sharing - Now you can share presets across host platforms (for Autodesk conversion, please contact us directly)
Features Benefits
  • Over 250 effects
  • Resolution-independent
  • GPU-accelerated for Nvidia CUDA cards
  • Multiprocessor support
  • Full floating point internal processing
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Offline HTML and PDF documentation included
  • Choose from a varied selection of over 40 different drag and drop transitions including SwishPan, DissolveDefocus, and WipeBubble
  • Stylize and color-correct your footage with a selection of effects including FilmEffect, HalfTone, Vignette, BleachBypass, and Cartoon
  • Create unique natural and organic lighting using rays, lens flare, glare, glint, and glow effects
  • Endless creative possibilities
  • With the amount of effects available, editors have more options with which to work
  • Blazing fast performance maximizes productivity
  • Quick reference for all effect parameters
  • Ease of use and speed equals more time to meet clients' needs
  • Photorealistic results that are notably organic and natural-looking
  • Quickly and easily iterate on effect looks


  • GPU Acceleration - Most effects are Nvidia CUDA GPU-accelerated to provide performance enhancements. All NVIDIA CUDA GPUs with compute capability 1.3 or later (see https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus) are supported.  This should include all NVIDIA GPUs produced after 2010.  Newer cards with more compute cores and memory will in general give better performance.
  • 64-Bit Enabled - Expanded memory capabilities
  • Floating Point Processing - All effects use full floating point processing for internal processing and the highest quality image result
  • Multiprocessor Support
  • Resolution-Independent

Host Platform OS
  • Sony Vegas Pro 11 / 12
  • Windows 7 (64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (64-bit)


Which Version of Sapphire is Right for Me?
  Sapphire Sapphire Edge
User Goal

Creative Freedom
Maximum Productivity
High-Quality Results

Preset Looks
Maximum Speed
High-Quality Results
Design Freedom High Design Control
Maximum Flexibility
Simplified Control Set
Extensive Preset Library
VFX Role

Ideal for:

Film Compositors
Broadcast Editors
Motion Graphic Artists

Ideal for:

Professional Videographers
Video Editors

Industry TV, Film, Broadcast
Wedding, Events,
Online Advertising
Platform All Host Platforms Premiere Pro
Final Cut Pro
Sony Vegas Pro
Price Starting at $1,699 $299
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