Black Friday | Cyber Monday Sales: VFX Software Discounts

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Black Friday deals are live! This year we are consolidating our sale posts to make it easier for you to find deals on your favorite products. This post is dedicated to all our VFX software discounts.  Bookmark this page, as more offers will be added as we get closer to Black Friday.

Black Friday VFX Software Discounts

This is in alphabetical order. I’ll give a sample from each company of what’s on sale. Please note the sale start and end dates as they are not all the same. Click the “Shop All…Products” button to see all the sales for that particular company. Or click the “Shop Now” button below to shop all Black Friday Deals.

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25% off for new subscriptions to 3ds Max, Maya, and AutoCAD – Now through December 3, 2020

3ds max3DS Max

3D modeling, animation, and rendering software for games and design visualization. 3ds Max offers a rich and flexible toolset to create premium designs with full artistic control.

1-Year Subscription: MSRP: $1,620.00 SALE: $1,215.00
3-Year Subscription: MSRP: $4,375.00 SALE: $3,281.25



3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software. With a focus on empowering artists throughout the production pipeline, Autodesk® Maya® 2020 introduces new tools that not only help animators, modelers, riggers, and technical artists work faster and more intuitively, but also make the creative process more fun.

1-Year Subscription: MSRP: $1,620.00 SALE: $1,215.00
3-Year Subscription: MSRP: $4,375.00 Sale: $3,281.25



CAD software to design anything—now with time-saving specialized toolsets, web and mobile apps. AutoCAD® is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, and construction professionals rely on to create precise 2D and 3D drawings.

1-Year Subscription: MSRP: $1,690.00 SALE: $1,267.50
3-Year Subscription: MSRP: $4,565.00 SALE: $3,423.75

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AXYZ Design

30% Off All ProductsNow through November 30, 2020

anima proanima Pro

anima® is the people and crowd animation application developed specifically for architects and designers that will help you create amazing 3d animated people quickly and easily! anima 4 introduces a new and unique hyper-realistic 4d people animation system that includes facial gestures and clothing movements.

MSRP: $325.33.00 SALE: $227.73


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Boris FX

50% Off Bundles (perpetual, node-locked), 25% Off individual Products – Now through November 27, 2020

borisSapphire, Continuum, and Mocha Pro Bundle

Sapphire is the most in-demand, unequaled, workhorse plug-in suite for visual effects. Continuum is the essential visual effects and motion graphics plug-ins for every occasion and now includes Particle Illusion. Mocha Pro is a powerful and fast plug-in version of the award-winning motion tracking software-driven by the Mocha Planar Tracking Engine and includes Mocha VR.

MultiHost Option 1: MSRP: $3995.00 SALE: $1,997.50


continuumContinuum Perpetual License

The post-production industry’s most complete plugin collection delivers nearly 350 creative effects in 20 categories, 4000+ presets, built-in Academy Award-winning Mocha planar tracking, and masking, a Beat Reactor that drives VFX to music, and the FX Browser.

OFX: MSRP: $695.00 SALE: $521.25


particle illusionParticle Illusion

Particle Illusion is an easy-to-use, powerful, high-end particle generator that gives editors and artists instant access to photorealistic particle effects for motion graphics, visual effects, titles, lower thirds, and background graphics.

MSRP: $295.00 SALE: $221.25


mochaMocha Pro

Mocha Pro is the world renowned software for planar tracking, rotoscoping and object removal. Newly updated with improved tracking, roto, and VFX!

Adobe: MSRP: $695.00 SALE: $521.25


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e-on Software

50% Off All e-on Software ProductsNow thru December 7, 2020

creator solutione-on Software Creator Solution

Comprises VUE Creator and PlantFactory Creator – an attractive solution for artists to continue creating at a reasonable price.

Annual Subscription: MSRP: $199.00 SALE: $99.50


professional solutione-on Software Professional Solution

Includes VUE and PlantFactory – a solution for professionals and freelancers to enhance their artwork at any point within their workflow.

Annual Subscription: MSRP: $750.00 SALE: $375.00


enterprise solutione-on Software Enterprise Solution

The right solution for large scale production houses.  Thanks to plethoric interoperability technologies, the Enterprise Solution seamlessly integrates into any production pipeline – for VFX, movie, gaming, and architectural visualization industries.

Annual Subscription, Node-locked: MSRP: $990.00 SALE: $495.00



With our PlantCatalog designed by our very own botanist, you’ll receive an ever-growing collection of 3D vegetation species that are both physically and botanically correct. Our assets ship in HD (high poly-count), LD (smaller poly-count footprint), or RT (ideal for real-time engines) and are fully textured to meet the demands of your project.

Annual License MSRP: $249.95 SALE: $125.00


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25% Off All Laubwerk products – Now through December 7, 2020

All Plants Kits have10 species of Laubwerk Plants in 3 variants, 3 ages and 4 seasons each, for architects and CG artists working in 3ds Max & Maya, Cinema 4D, or Sketchup. Newly updated to work with SketchUp 2021!

plants kit 1Plants Kit 1 – Temperate Deciduous Trees

A selection of small to medium-sized trees for ornamental use, parks and streets, including the stunning pink-blossomed Kanzan and the impressively tall and slender cypress oak.

MSRP: $179.00 SALE: $134.25



plants kit 13Plants Kit 13 – Temperate Deciduous Trees

Plants Kit 13 is a selection of both charming and common temperate deciduous trees mainly from Northeastern America, temperate Europe and East Asia planted in parks, gardens, or streets including showy specimen trees such as the Japanese angelica tree, the showy crab apple, ‘Merrill’ magnolia, and white willow, as well as some very common street trees such as the columnar Norway maple and Turkish hazel.

MSRP: $179.00 SALE: $134.25


plants kit 15Plants Kit 15 – Subtropical Trees and Palms

An exclusive selection of subtropical trees and palms for special plantings in gardens and parks where a Mediterranean or exotic atmosphere is desired — such as the western strawberry tree, with its exotic strawberry-like fruit, or the dwarf palm, with its beautiful, fan-shaped leaves.

MSRP: $179.00 SALE: $134.25



With the SurfaceSPREAD object you can quickly distribute big amounts of object clones on surfaces. Unlike our Laubwerk Plants, this product is for Cinema 4D only.

MSRP: $179.00 SALE: $134.25



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Maxon & Red Giant

Upgrade Specials

Maxon and Red Giant are offering big savings when you upgrade from any Red Giant Perpetual Suite or individual product to either Maxon One or Red Giant Complete.

maxon oneMaxon One

Cinema 4D, Red Giant Complete and Redshift for C4D, all for one low price.

Upgrade from Cinema 4D 1 Year for only $480.00
Upgrade from Red Giant Perpetual (Suite or Individual) for only $719.00


Red Giant CompleteRG complete

Red Giant Complete gives you the complete set of tools from Red Giant at an affordable price.

Upgrade from Red Giant Perpetual (Suite or Individual) for Only $389.00


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Up to 40% Off All Post and Live Products, 20% Off TotalFX360 SubscriptionNow through December 6, 2020

totalfx360TotalFX360  (Annual Subscription)

NewBlue TotalFX features over 1,500 presets in 177 effects. This is our most comprehensive suite of titling tools, transitions, filters and video editing plugins.

MSRP: $239.40  SALE: $191.52


filters ultimateFilters Ultimate

Set the tone of your production with Filters 5 Ultimate. Featuring 27 color enhancing effects that let you easily recreate the look of film with color and grain, add organic light leaks, and enhance the quality of your footage.

MSRP: $299.00 SALE: $179.40


stabilizerEssentials Stabilizer

Stabilizer analyzes video to identify areas of instability and corrects it. If you’re shooting hand-held, this breakthrough plugin quickly smooths shaky footage.

MSRP: $99.00 SALE: $59.40


titler proTitler Pro

Set the tone of your production with Filters 5 Ultimate. Featuring 27 color enhancing effects that let you easily recreate the look of film with color and grain, add organic light leaks, and enhance the quality of your footage.

MSRP: $499.00 SALE: $299.40


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Next Limit

50% OFF new licenses, 30% OFF upgrades & crossgradesNow through November 30, 2020

real flowRealFlow

RealFlow is an industry-standard, out-of-the-box fluid simulation software. Fast and easy to use, it is compatible with ALL major 3D platforms. Simulate anything from a single drop of water to a massive tsunami.

New node-locked License: MSRP: $1095.00 SALE: $547.50
Upgrade: MSRP: $895.00 SALE: $626.50

real flow c4dRealFlow | Cinema 4D

RealFlow | Cinema 4D gives you the best in fluid simulation, directly inside Cinema 4D. Now you can achieve high-end simulations with an even easier workflow.

New node-locked License: MSRP: $795.00 SALE: $397.50
Upgrade: MSRP: $545.00 SALE: $381.50

maxwellMaxwell | 3ds Max

Maxwell | 3ds Max offers seamless integration, allowing you to work comfortably within the 3ds Max interface. It brings you advanced Maxwell Render technology in a simple, self-contained package.

New Node-locked License: MSRP: $595.00 SALE: $297.50
Upgrade: MSRP: $375.00 SALE: $262.50


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25% Off All Thinkinetic ProductsNow through November 30, 2020

pulldownitPulldownit for 3ds Max

Pulldownit is a dynamics solver which allows for the creation of fractures as well as massive rigid bodies simulations for 3ds Max.

MSRP: $320.00 SALE: $240.00


pulldownitPulldownit for Maya

Pulldownit is a dynamics solver which allows for the creation of fractures as well as massive rigid bodies simulations for Maya.

MSRP: $320.00 SALE: $240.00


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Video Copilot

25% Off All Video Copilot Products – Now through November 30, 2020

element 3dElement 3D

Lightning-fast 3D Particle Array System and Text Generating System for Motion Design and Visual FX Artists

MSRP: $199.95 SALE: $149.96


Optical Flares for After Effectsoptical flares

Developed for generating and animating organic-looking lens flares in Adobe After Effects with unbelievable ease and speed!

MSRP: $124.95 SALE: $93.71


pro flares bundlePro Flares Bundle

Pro Flares Bundle includes Optical Flares, Pro Presets 1 & Pro Presets 2.

MSRP: $165.00 SALE: $123.75


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Posted by Kim Sternisha