Helium + HeliumX Lite Free

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Quick Overview

HeliumX Lite. FREE 3D plugin. It includes some of the basic tools of the HeliumX 3D toolset - 3D Models, 3D Animated Text , Extruded Shapes, Primitives and Scroll.

HeliumX AI. A new free AI image generation plugin, part of the HeliumX plugin toolset for Adobe After Effects.

HeliumX is a groundbreaking new 3D toolset for Adobe After Effects. Quickly and easily create slick and sophisticated 3D animation.

To download HeliumX Lite for free click on the TRY button above.

Please note HeliumX is a yearly recurring subscription, see terms here.

Announcing the beta release of
HeliumX AI
Free AI image generation plugin for Adobe After Effects.

Generate images locally using the power of your GPU. Powered by Stable Diffusion

  • Text to Image - Generate images from prompts
  • Image to Image - Generate Images using a start image
  • Style - Use dozens of style presets to keep your prompts short and get stunning results
  • Control - Use ControlNet to better control the result image
  • Seamless - Create seamless images to use as textures
  • Models - Import custom SDXL modes
HeliumX Lite
New and FREE 3D plugin for Adobe After Effects

It includes some of the basic tools of the HeliumX 3D toolset - 3D Models, 3D Animated Text , Extruded Shapes, Primitives and Scroll.
It’s FREE, download it today.

3D toolset for Adobe After Effects

Quickly and easily create slick and sophisticated 3D animation.

HeliumX Lite
  • Model – Import a 3D model
  • Extrude – Extrude and animate 3D Text and Paths
  • Primitive – Add procedural 3D shapes such as cube, sphere, plane, or more
  • Scroll – Add 3D page scroll effect 
  • Volume - Render 3D Smoke effects from VDB files
  • Volumetric Lights – Create a volumetric light effect that respects the rest of the 3D scene
  • Abstract - create stunning organic effects using procedural noise generators
  • Terrain – Create terrain surfaces from height maps
  • Cloners - Clone your 3D objects in various array shapes such as grid or circle
  • Spline – Create a 3D spline from a mask or lights
  • Mirror – Add a planar mirror to your scene
  • Wireframe - Add a 3D wireframe , rendering objects along the object edges and vertices
  • Helium Comp – Add an entire Helium setup from another layer or comp
  • Procedural Cloners - Clone using an algorithm
  • Fog - Add Fog Effect
  • Material Library - Material presets
  • Assets library - Presets for text and Materials. 

Render 3D Models

From adding a single 3D model to your scene to creating beautiful complex animation, Helium is the easiest, but also sophisticated way to add depth to your work inside After Effects.

Create Stunning Animated Text With Just a Few Clicks

Operating wholly within After Effects, Helium is a powerhouse, packing many advanced features and tools such as 3D Models, 3D Animated Text, Splines, Terrain, Mirror, Primitives, Scroll, Cloners, Light Effects, and much more.


Create Beautiful Data Visualisation Using Basic 3D Shapes In No Time


Loaded With a Click

Helium's beautifully minimalistic content browser provides access to hundreds of editable presets so that the more you use it, the more powerful it becomes.


Render 3D Models


Create Smoke Effects From VDB Files


Render Terrain surfaces with ease


Create Organic Effects


Page Scroll Effects


Everyone Needs a Good Spline!


Comp Multiple 3D Helium Scenes

An entire Helium scene can be precomposed within your After Effects comp, resulting in neat and uncluttered projects with a level of complexity never before possible in After Effects. It has to be seen to be believed.


Create Beautiful Animation Using One of the Several Built-In Cloners

Main Features
  • Easiest 3D in After Effects.
  • Everyday 3D effects
    • 3D models
    • 3D primitives
    • 3D animated text
    • Page Scroll effect
    • Terrain Surface
    • 3D Animated Splines
    • Abstract effect
  • Unique stunning cloners and procedural effects
  • Lighting Effects
  • Easily editable using presets
  • Distinctive motion system to build sophisticated animations
  • Pre comp for 3D scenes and models
  • Feels natural for the After Effects user
  • Affordable annual price
Terms and Requirements
Subscription Terms
  • HeliumX is an annual recurring subscription, you can cancel the renewal anytime here
  • If you have canceled Auto-Renew, your subscription will be active until the expiration date. We do not offer refunds for the remaining time after cancellation.
  • Discount applies to the first year only, renewals occur at normal price
  • See product subscription FAQ for further assistance
System Requirements
  • macOS 10.14 and later
  • Windows 10 and later
  • Adobe After Effects 2020 (Version 18.0) and later
  • OpenGL 3.3 and later
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