Trapcode Mir 2

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Author: Red Giant

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Quick Overview

Create flowing surfaces and abstract shapes, with instant feedback as Mir runs on OpenGL. Motion graphics at high speed! Use with GEOlayers to create 3D terrains based on real data. Purchase them together and save 25%

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SURFACES

SURFACES, POLYGONS, OR VERTICES

Mir can display surfaces with shading, as vector-style polygons or as vertex points.
New in Mir 2, you can choose between triangles or quads.

SPIRAL (NEW)

Mir 2 adds the ability to spiralize the mesh, deforming the surface with spiral rotation..

SPIRAL

SEAMLESS LOOPING (NEW)

Trapcode Mir 2 now includes the ability to create seamless,
looping fractal-based backgrounds.

QUADS AND TRIANGLES (NEW)

Choose between quad or triangle-based polygons for your surfaces.

QUADS AND TRIANGLES
  SECOND-PASS WIREFRAME  

SECOND-PASS WIREFRAME (NEW)

Add a second-pass wireframe on top of your Mir surface.
Great for creating grid overlays on terrains and more.

 

Use Mir with GEOlayers for 3D maps and terrains based on real data

Bundle Offer

GEOlayers is an awesome tool that combined with Mir opens a whole new world of possiblities.  Purchase GEOlayers with Trapcode Mir 2 and save 25%.  Discount is automatically added when you add both products to the shopping cart. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts.

 

 

TEXTURE FILTERING (NEW)

Mir 2 offers three modes for texture sampling.
Choose “Nearest” for an unfiltered rendering of the texture.
Choose “Linear” to smooth gradients and prevent anti-aliasing.
Or choose “Solid Face” to make each polygon get a single color.
Great for use on low-poly retro looks.

TEXTURE FILTERING

Z-RANGE (NEW)

Take control of the displacement by setting
minimums and maximums. Great for creating plateaus
and craters on your surfaces.

FRACTALS (NEW)

Choose from regular, Multi, SmoothRidge,
Multi SmoothRidge for varying displacements of the mesh.

FRACTALS
PRESETS

PRESETS

Includes 18 fully-customizable presets to get you started in your motion graphics work.

 

FRACTALS (NEW)

Choose from regular, Multi, SmoothRidge, Multi SmoothRidge for varying displacements of the mesh.

FRACTALS
  GPU-ACCELERATED

GPU-ACCELERATED

Mir runs on OpenGL, giving you incredibly fast feedback
and rendering. Mir 2.0 delivers up to 3x speed boost compared to version 1.

 

Comments, Reviews, Articles & Awards

"While Trapcode Mir utilizes OpenGL to speed things up, I was able to zip through my projects quickly...I’ve never ended up with the same look twice and am creatively challenged by what I can create in Mir."


Jeff Foster, ProVideo Coalition

"If you're already familiar with Form, you’ll find Mir a breeze to use."

Toby Pitman, macProVideo

"There’s nothing else quite like Trapcode Mir on the market, and it’s outstanding value for money."

Christopher Kenworthy, 3D World Magazine

 

Video card requirements

 

Mac: GPU requirements for Trapcode Mir: Modern Nvidia or AMD card that supports OpenGL 2.0 or later. 1 GB VRAM is required. 3 GB VRAM is recommended when working with high resolutions.

Windows: 64-bit Processor, 2 GB of RAM, 30 MB of Hard Drive space

 

Upgrade Notice: If you purchased Mir v1 after September 28, 2015 you can upgrade for free. If you purchased it before then you can upgrade for $49. Simply login to the same account that you purchased v1 with and the upgrade price will be automatically displayed. If you did not purchase v1 from us please open a support ticket and provide your v1 serial number to purchase at the upgrade price.

  • Mir and GEOlayers
  • SPIRAL

TRAPCODE MIR 2 NEW FEATURES

Tutorials

TRAPCODE MIR quick walkthrough

TRAPCODE MIR - Tutorial part 1/2 - Geometry


TRAPCODE MIR - Tutorial part 2/2 - Shading

Mir Thing Tutorial

Design With Mir - Part 1


Design With Mir - Part 2


Download finished AE project file here: trapcode.com/MIRdesign

Mir Thing Tutorial

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