How to Install and Activate Boris Fx Sapphire Plugin for Various Host Products
Boris Fx Sapphire is a powerful and versatile plugin that offers hundreds of creative effects and transitions for video editing and compositing. Sapphire supports a wide range of host products, such as Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Flame, OFX hosts and more. To use Sapphire, you need to install it on your computer and activate it with a license key.
In this article, we will show you how to install and activate Boris Fx Sapphire plugin for various host products using an activation key. An activation key is a unique code that you receive from Boris Fx when you purchase Sapphire or request a trial. You can use the activation key to activate Sapphire on one or more computers, depending on your license type.
Installing Boris Fx Sapphire Plugin
To install Boris Fx Sapphire plugin, you need to download the installer from the Boris Fx website: https://borisfx.com/downloads/. You can choose the installer that matches your host product and operating system. For example, if you want to use Sapphire with Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro on Windows, you can download the installer for Continuum AE.
After downloading the installer, run it and follow the instructions on the screen. You may need to close your host product before installing Sapphire. The installer will ask you to choose the host products that you want to install Sapphire for. You can select one or more host products from the list. The installer will also ask you to enter your activation key. You can skip this step if you want to activate Sapphire later.
After installing Sapphire, you can launch your host product and start using Sapphire effects and transitions. You can find them in the Effects panel or menu of your host product.
Activating Boris Fx Sapphire Plugin
To activate Boris Fx Sapphire plugin, you need to have a valid activation key. You can get an activation key from Boris Fx when you purchase Sapphire or request a trial. You can also manage your activation keys from your Boris Fx account: https://borisfx.com/account/.
To activate Sapphire, you need to enter your activation key in the activation dialog that appears when you launch your host product or apply a Sapphire effect or transition. Alternatively, you can use the activation tool that is installed with Sapphire. The activation tool is located in different places depending on your host product and operating system:
On Windows, go to the Start Menu and scroll to Boris FX Continuum AE (or other host product). Twirl open the group and click on Activate Continuum AE License (or other host product license) [^1^].
On Mac, go to: /Macintosh HD/Applications/Boris Continuum Complete 11/ (or other host product folder) and double click on âActivate Continuum Licenseâ (or other host product license) [^1^].
For OFX hosts, go to: /Applications/GenArtsSapphireOFX/ (on Mac) or C:\\Program Files\\GenArts\\SapphireOFX\\ (on Windows) and double click on âActivate Sapphire Licenseâ [^2^].
For Avid hosts, go to: /Applications/GenArtsSapphireAVX/ (on Mac) or C:\\Program Files\\GenArts\\SapphireAVX\\ (on Windows) and double click on âActivate Sapphire Licenseâ [^2^].
For Autodesk hosts, go to: /Applications/GenArtsSapphireAE/ (on Mac) or C:\\Program Files\\GenArts\\SapphireAE\\ (on Windows) and double click on âActivate Sapphire Licenseâ [^2^].
In the activation dialog or tool, enter your activation key and click Activate. You may need to restart your host product for the activation to take effect.
Troubleshooting Boris Fx Sapphire Activation Issues
If you encounter any issues while activating Boris Fx Sapphire plugin, you can check the following tips:
Make sure you have entered your activation key correctly. You can copy and paste it from your email or Boris Fx account. aa16f39245