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Glow effect don't spread outside of the object

Community Beginner ,
Dec 29, 2023 Dec 29, 2023

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Same applies to other effects, and even installing AE 2023 instead of 2024 and reseting preferences, turning off all plugins won't help.

 

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Community Expert , Dec 29, 2023 Dec 29, 2023

There are only two ways to make Deep Glow extend beyond layer boundaries. One is to pre-compose the smaller layer, moving all attributes to the new comp, and then apply Deep Glow to the Pre-composed layer. The glow will still not extend beyond the layer boundary. 

 

The other is to add Grow Bounds before you add Deep Glow. Extend the border by about double the number of pixels you want the glow to extend, then adjust Deep Glow. Here's how that works. I'm using an unlicensed copy of Deep Glow - t

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Dec 29, 2023 Dec 29, 2023

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You need to Add Grow Bounds above the Deep Glow effect. Another option would be to use the Glow effect that comes with After Effects.

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Nothing of these works.

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There are only two ways to make Deep Glow extend beyond layer boundaries. One is to pre-compose the smaller layer, moving all attributes to the new comp, and then apply Deep Glow to the Pre-composed layer. The glow will still not extend beyond the layer boundary. 

 

The other is to add Grow Bounds before you add Deep Glow. Extend the border by about double the number of pixels you want the glow to extend, then adjust Deep Glow. Here's how that works. I'm using an unlicensed copy of Deep Glow - that's where the X comes from. 

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That limitation is one of the reasons I have never purchased Deep Glow. I have other alternatives from Boris FX and Maxon.

 

 

 

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Grow bounds don't work for me, but precompose helped me out! Thank you.

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