Includes more than 300 visual-effects plug-ins optimized for realtime performance on the Mac platform. Price: $399 (FxFactory Pro); free (2.0.5 update)
Plug-in packages gain usefulness only if they work well with the apps you might use in the first place. Noise Industries' FxFactory product line includes expanded host integration support with the newly released Adobe After Effects Creative Suite 4. The FxFactory Pro 2.0.5 update also includes four new plug-ins: Random Close-Up, Whoosh, Cube, and Upscale.