Pixel Bender Accelerator

  • Compatibility After Effects
    Please check exact version compatibility under the "COMPATIBILITY" tab below
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Quick Overview

Runs Pixel Bender filters natively using the GPU of your video card. Besides making them run very fast it also means you can run pixel bender files in CS6 and above!
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Pixel Bender Accelerator (PBA) is a native After Effects plugin that runs Pixel Bender filters using the GPU of your video card.  Besides making them run very fast it also means you can run pixel bender files in CS6 and above!

Pixel Bender is a video processing language that allows for easy creation of image and video processing filters. You can use the Pixel Bender language to implement image processing algorithms (filters or effects) in a hardware-independent manner.

Now supports Pixel Bender Graphs (.pbg) as well as Kernels (.pbk)!

PBA translates Pixel Bender files (.pbk or .pbg) to OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL), compiles and runs them on the GPU of your video card which is much faster at image processing tasks than your CPU. Because this is a native plugin it means you can now run .pbg and .pbk files in CS6 and above! (Adobe discontinued support for Pixel Bender in CS6 so without this plugin you cannot run pbk files in CS6)

Please note: that there are some limitations so please download the free trial and try your Pixel Bender files first before purchasing.

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Please note that PBA now runs .pbg files as well as .pbk files!

Includes PBA_Launcher

PBAL
PBA_Launcher is launcher tool for Pixel Bender Accelerator that allows you to apply your PB filters in After Effects quickly and easily

Upgrade Notice: If you own Pixel Bender Kernel Accelerator (PBKA) you can upgrade for free if you bought it after Aug 15, 2013 or for $20 if you bought it before then.  Simply log in to the same account under which you purchased it and the discounted upgrade price will be automatically displayed

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After Effects CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4