Maas Digital's StarPro™ is the best way to render beautiful, astronomically correct star fields - now available for Adobe After Effects, The Foundry Nuke, and NewTek Lightwave 3D.
StarPro works with any 3D package that can export camera motion to After Effects or Nuke, including Maya, 3D Studio Max, Softimage, and more!
|Download the latest version:|
- Supports 64-bit applications on Windows and Mac
- Gigantic 2-million star catalog (see "Extras" below)
(use this if you experience errors loading StarPro)
StarPro™ uses a proprietary analytical rendering algorithm for superior image quality. Stars always render as perfectly smooth dots or streaks, with no jaggies or noise.
|StarPro™ Plugin for Adobe After Effects® - Windows|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Adobe After Effects® - Mac OSX|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Lightwave 3D® - Windows|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Lightwave 3D® - Mac OSX|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Nuke® - Windows (64-bit)|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Nuke® - Mac OSX|
|StarPro™ Plugin for Nuke® - Linux|
This free demo contains the full StarPro software, except it imposes a watermark on renderings over 320x240. After purchasing StarPro you will receive a license code to remove this restriction.
|Download the massive new Hipparcos/Tycho-2 Star Database (46MB) - includes all of the Hipparcos 3D star catalog, plus over 2 million background stars! |
This new database is so dense you can actually see Milky Way nebulosity... (Turn up brightness and set luminance threshold to zero to maximize the effect).
|Sample Lightwave scenes using StarPro.|
|Tired of seeing Orion all the time? Try this randomized star database!|
|StarPro™ for Adobe After Effects|
|StarPro™ for Nuke|
|StarPro™ for LightWave 3D|
The StarPro™ license is for one site (one company and its employees), and includes unlimited non-interactive render nodes, technical support via email, and free updates for the life of the product. One license covers all operating systems. After Effects, Nuke, and LightWave versions are licensed separately.
Documentation & Support
|The StarPro™ manual is available on-line.|
For technical support, email email@example.com.
We are considering offering StarPro™ as a plug-in for other 2D/3D packages, or as a stand-alone (command-line) renderer or code library. If you are interested, contact us!