Monsters GT v7 equips artists with over 59 one-of-a-kind visual effects plug-ins, including physics based particles, fluids, fire, smoke and other natural phenomena, time-based feedback effects using optical flow based motion estimation, and a selection of artistic effects. Designed to complement GenArts Sapphire’s industry-standard tools, Monsters GT features GPU acceleration, precise control of effect behavior, and the highest image quality available to maximize your productivity and creativity. It offers an array of stunning new effects to After Effects, Scratch, Nuke, Fusion, Autodesk Sparks and Sony Vegas Pro users.

NEW FEATURES for Monsters GT v7

  • Achive more realistic effects with improved sprite quality, sub-pixel positioning and New effects Candle, Sky, Starfield, RomanTile, Bubbles, Particles, and Water
  • Improvements in controls for better ease and more creative options
  • Seamless integration with After Effects, Autodesk, Fusion, Nuke, SCRATCH, and Vegas.
  • Has enhanced the handling of alpha channels and composits
  • Flexible pricing options to meet every budget


Monster GT Effects

  • Over 59 one-of-a-kind effects, each with many options and parameters that can be adjusted and animated for an unlimited range of effects.
  • GPU enabled for lightning fast render speeds. NVidia GeForce 200 or 400 series or Quadro 5800 graphics card required for maximum performance.
  • Monsters GT uses full floating point for all internal processing, improving quality for many effects.
  • Monsters GT is compatible with Adobe After Effects CS5 and CS4.



  • Lens Flares
    • Flare
    • FlareSpot
  • Light Beams
    • Rainbow


  • Film Effect & Grain
    • Burn
    • EdgeLeak
    • LightLeak
  • Autopaint
    • Brush
    • ClipTex
    • Dots
    • Facet
    • Numbers
  • Other Stylize
    • CCTV
    • InfraRed
    • NightVision
    • Thermo
    • TVWall
    • Typo
    • Candle

Adjust, Blur / Sharpen, Composite & Distort

  • Adjust
    • Clean
    • Darken
    • Lighten
  • Blur & Sharpen
    • CrashZoom
    • RemGrain
    • SpinBlur
  • Warps & Shake
    • HeatHaze
    • Pool3D
    • Puddle3D


  • Simulation
    • ClipFlow
    • ImageFlow
  • Wipes
    • TransFlow

Render, Time & Transistions

  • Dissolve Transitions
    • Pixflow
    • Pixfly
  • Particle Effects
    • Bitsfly
    • Bubbles
    • Cumulo
    • FireBall
    • FireWorks
    • Particles
    • Rain
    • Raindrops
    • Smoke
    • Snow
  • Procedural Textures
    • Aurora
    • Fire
    • NightSky
    • PatchTex
  • Time Effects
    • TrailPath
  • Weird & Wonderful
    • Flock
    • Luna
    • NightSky


  • Audio Tools
    • AudioExtract
  • I/O Tools
    • Jaws


  • Motion Effects
    • TrailAverage
    • TrailLive
    • TrailParticle
    • TrailStopMo


Monsters GT Mini-Packs


For when you need just one specific look - the Monsters GT mini-packs allow you to buy just the effects you need for only $99.  With 11 mini-packs to choose from, each a la carte set comes with 2-5 effects to help you achieve your creative vision without exceeding your budget.  Monsters GT Mini-Packs are available for After Effects, Vegas, Nuke, and Fusion.

11 Mini-Packs To Choose From

Burn, EdgeLeak, and LightLeak effects simulate film problems like light spoiling and leaking or film getting stuck in a projector.

Infrared, Thermo, and NightVision makes your footage appear like it's being viewed with an infrared light, a thermal-imaging camera, or night vision goggles.

Dissolve your images into fluids, create fluid effects or simulate fluids flowing through channels or around obstructions with  ImageFlow, ClipFlow, and TransFlow.

Replicate a wall of television sets or a closed circuit television display with TVWall and CCTV.

Disintegrate your footage into fluid, individual pixels, or tiles with PixFlow, PixFly, and BitsFly.

Track motion in your clip and create trails with TrailAverage, TrailLive, TrailParticle, TrailStopMo, and TrailPath.

Paint FX
Create art with Facet, Numbers, and Brush.  This pack allows you to create painted footage looks.

Create tiled textures based on other input clips or images with ClipTex and PatchTex.

These stylize effects allow you to transform your footage with a dot-screening look (Dots), letters or words (Typo) or a pattern of tiles (RomanTile).

Enlarge the light or dark regions of a clip with Lighten and Darken or remove small features from your image with Clean.

   Simulate water effects like puddles and water ripples on 
   a 3D plane with Pool3D and Puddle3D.


Supported Platforms

  • Adobe After Effects CS3/CS4/CS5
  • Smoke on Mac
  • Burn 2007 or greater
  • Flame 2007 or greater
  • Flare 2007 or greater
  • Flint 2007 or greater
  • Inferno 2007 or greater
  • Smoke 2007 or greater
  • The Foundry Nuke 6.x
  • FilmLight Baselight 3.3
  • DigitalVision Film Master 3.6
  • SGO Mistika 4
  • Digital Fusion (Win Only)
  • Sony Vegas Pro 10.0


Version / Release Updates


Add two GenArts effects to your VFX arsenal for free!  As our thank you for trying Monsters GT, all After Effects, Nuke, Sony Vegas, and Fusion users can keep the Pools and Puddles Mini-Pack for no cost.

Pools Mini-Pack

Simulates natural water ripples on a 3D plane.  Use parameters to make adjustments like radius, ripple speed, frequency of rings, and chromatic aberrations.

Simulates puddle effects in water on a 3D plane. Controls adjust type, behavior, number of puddles, and effects of rain on the puddles.



Specifications & Licensing

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"
  • Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"
  • Linux 32/64-bit
  • Windows XP w/SP2 or later 32/64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32/64-bit
  • Windows 7 32/64-bit



Licenses are delivered as an activation codes along with download links.

Node-Locked and Floating licenses are available.

Node-Locked licenses can be transferred between workstations by Uninstalling from the source and installing on the destination workstation using the same serial key.

Floating Licenses utilize the RLM license manager.  Floating licenses can also run on the same workstation that is running Sapphire.

Additional Info

Upgrades / Support


No Upgrades available at this time


RFX is available for all your support needs

  • GenArts offers free support online
  • Support cases must be open via online form


Rental Licenses

  • Monthly rentals available for node-locked licenses


Related Products

Monsters GT can compliment the following host applications

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Autodesk (Sparks)
  • Autodesk Toxik / Composite
  • Avid DS
  • Eyeon Fusion
  • The Foundry Nuke
  • Quantel
  • Genarts Sapphire


Supported Platforms

  • Adobe After Effects CS3/CS4/CS5
  • Smoke on Mac
  • Burn 2007 or greater
  • Flame 2007 or greater
  • Flare 2007 or greater
  • Flint 2007 or greater
  • Inferno 2007 or greater
  • Smoke 2007 or greater
  • The Foundry Nuke 6.x
  • FilmLight Baselight 3.3
  • DigitalVision Film Master 3.6
  • SGO Mistika 4
  • Digital Fusion (Win Only)
  • Sony Vegas Pro 10.0


Training / Resources

Go to Genarts for Tutorials, FAQ's, and training.