A Handy List of Adobe Premiere Pro Plugins

Who wants to spend hours on Google trying to find Adobe Premiere Pro plugins? I did, and I thought it silly to have to do that everytime I wanted something. Therefore, here’s a handy list of Adobe Premiere Pro plugins for every scenario.

Adobe already lists a lot of plugins available on its site, but good luck trying to find important information like compatibility, price, etc.

Exclusive Bonus: Download my free guide (with examples) on how to find the best camera angles for dialogue scenes when your mind goes blank.

If you feel I’ve left out on something, please let me know and I’ll put them up so it helps everybody. I have only included plugins that have officially updated their links to support CS6 and CC versions. The charts look at pricing, compatibility and features. I’ve tried to include relevant terminology in the descriptions so you can search for it.

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For quick reference, I’ve divided this list into the following categories:

  • Visual Effects/Bundles
  • Color Correction and Grading
  • Compositing
  • Finishing
  • Stereoscopy
  • Stock Footage
  • Audio
  • Titles
  • Transitions
  • Hardware
  • Lens Distortions

Important:

Prices might be inaccurate, or not up to date. Refer to manufacturers websites for correct info and prices. Description is obviously incomplete – some suites offer more (or less) that what is represented here. It’s not easy to categorize these things.

I’ve had to keep the font size small to fit into the width of the web page. If information is missing, it’s either because I can’t find it or it’s not mentioned on the official websites. This is not definitive!

Visual Effects

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
FX Boris FX $299.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Final Effects Complete Boris FX $895.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Continuum Complete Boris FX   Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Lock & Load X CoreMelt $99.00 Image Stabilization    
CoreMelt Complete V2 CoreMelt $199.00 Effects and Color Correction Mac CC, CS6
CoreMeltFREE CoreMelt Free Effects and Color Correction Mac CC, CS6
Feathered Crop Creative Impatience Free Image Crop and Feather Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Simple Mask Creative Impatience Free Create alpha mask Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Damage Digieffects $99.00 Add grain, grit, etc. – damage your footage Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Phenomena Digieffects $99.00 Nature effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Delirium Digieffects $299.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Rays Digital Film Tools $99.00 Create light rays Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Bars E-postPred $49.00 Create bar charts Mac, Windows CC, CS6
EFX Chromatic Aberration EFX Tools $14.99 Apply a chromatic aberration   CS6
Photo Montage FxFactory/Noise Industries $199.00 Animated Slideshows Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Pan and Zoom FxFactory/Noise Industries Free Ken Burns Effect Mac, Windows CC, CS6
AutoSplit Hawaiki $49.00 Split-screen animation Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Light Kit Hawaiki $49.00 Simulate flickering light Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Grunge Effects Hawaiki $79.00 Grunge-type effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Volumetrix Idustrial Revolution $49.00 Light Effects Mac CS6
ParticleMetrix Idustrial Revolution $99.00 Particle Generator Mac CS6
CoverFlux 2 Idustrial Revolution Free Image Slideshow and Carousel Mac CS6
Video Scrapbook Nattress $49.00 Photo montage, scrapbook Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Stabilizer NewBlueFX $99.95 Image Stabilization Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Flash Remover Pro NewBlueFX $99.99 Remove camera flash Mac, Windows CC, CS6
3D Explosions NewBlueFX $149.95 3D Explosions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Art Blends NewBlueFX $149.95 Art effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Light Blends NewBlueFX $149.95 Light Effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Motion Blends NewBlueFX $149.95 Motion Effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Paint Blends NewBlueFX $149.95 Paint-type Effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Creative Effects NewBlueFX $169.95 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Flarelight PHYX $49.00 Lens flares Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Defocus PHYX $49.00 Simulate bokeh, tilt-shift, etc Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Stylist PHYX $69.00 Visual effects filters Mac, Windows CC, CS6
CreativEase Pixelan $19.00 Color Effects, Blur Effects, Depth Effects, Grain Effects, Time Effects, etc. Windows CC, CS6
CreativEase (All packs) Pixelan $49.00   Windows CC, CS6
Mercalli PRO V2 ProDad $249.00 Image Stabilization Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Warp Red Giant $99.00 Image warp and distortion Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Trapcode Shine Red Giant $99.00 3D Light Ray effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Trapcode Starglow Red Giant $99.00 Give highlights a glow Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Knoll Light Factory Red Giant $199.00 Lens flares Mac, Windows CC, CS6
TVPixel Rowbyte $39.99 Pixelate   CC, CS6
Dot Pixels Rowbyte $39.99 Pixelate to circles or rings   CC, CS6
Bad TV Rowbyte $49.99 Bad TV effect   CC, CS6
Data Glitch Rowbyte $79.99 Realistic digital glitches   CC, CS6
TV Distortion Bundle Rowbyte $149.99 Data Glitch, Bad TV, TVPixel, Dot Pixels and Separate RGB   CS6
Nodes yanobox $99.00 3D Animations Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Barcode yanobox Free Simulate Barcodes Mac, Windows CC, CS6

And, here are some bundles that contain too many plugins to categorize:

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
FxFactory Pro FxFactory/Noise Industries $399.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Sapphire GenArts $299.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Video Essentials NewBlueFX $129.95 A whole suite of plugins Mac, Windows CC, CS6
VitaScene V2 PRO ProDad $499.00 Visual Effects Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Plugins for lens distortions:

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
ft-Lens Distortion François Tarlier Donation Correct lens distortions   CC, CS6

Color Correction and Grading

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
Power Window Creative Impatience Free Create power windows Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Pure Contrast Creative Impatience Free Change contrast Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Temperature Creative Impatience Free Adjust color temperature Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Vignette Creative Impatience Free Create a vignette Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Editor Essentials Dashwood $49.00 Effects and Color Correction Mac CC, CS6
FlickerFree Digital Anarchy $149.00 Eliminate flicker Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Beauty Box Digital Anarchy $199.00 Skin smoothing Mac, Windows CC, CS6
reFine Digital Film Tools $99.00 Selective Sharpening Mac, Windows CC, CS6
PhotoCopy Digital Film Tools $195.00 Photographic Reproduction Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Film Stocks Digital Film Tools $195.00 Film Look Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Tiffen Dfx Digital Film Tools $499.95 Simulates Tiffen filters Mac, Windows CC, CS6
ft-Vignetting Pro François Tarlier $24.99 Add Vignettes   CS6
ft-Clamp François Tarlier Donation Legalize Colors   CS6
ft-Brightness Check François Tarlier Donation Zebra-like brightness indicator   CS6
ft-Filmic Contrast Lite François Tarlier Donation Film Look   CS6
ft-Auto White Balance François Tarlier Donation Auto White Balance   CS6
ft-Vignetting Lite François Tarlier Donation Add Vignettes   CS6
AutoGrade Hawaiki $49.00 Automatic image correction Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Lo-Fi Look Hawaiki $49.00 Vintage mood effect Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Jarle’s Premiere Pro Presets Version 2.0 Jarle Leirpoll Free Color Correction Presets Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Levels and Curves Nattress $49.00 Levels and Curves Color Adjustments Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Contrast Nattress $49.00 Contrast filters Mac, Windows CC, CS6
ColorFast NewBlueFX $149.99 Color Correction Tools Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Color PHYX $99.00 Vintage color looks Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Cosmo Red Giant $99.00 Skin Retouching Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Magic Bullet Quick Looks Red Giant $99.00 Color Correction Presets Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Colorista II Red Giant $199.00 Color Correction Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
ToonIt Red Giant $199.00 Turn Video into Cartoons Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Magic Bullet Looks Red Giant $399.00 Color Correction Suite Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Magic Bullet Quick Looks Free Red Giant Free Color Correction Presets Mac, Windows CC, CS6
LUT Buddy Red Giant Free Create and use LUTs Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Magic Bullet Colorista Free Red Giant Free Color Correction Tools Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Cinema FX Presets Studio 1 Productions Free Color Correction Presets Windows CC, CS6
CINESTYLE PROFILE Technicolor Free Adds support for Technicolor Cinestyle DSLR profile Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Moods yanobox $99.00 Color Correction Tools Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Specific plugins for the “film look”:

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
ft-Filmic Contrast Pro François Tarlier $19.99 Film Look   CS6
FilmTouch Pixelan $29.00 Film Look Windows CC, CS6
FilmTouch PRO Pixelan $49.00 More Film Look Windows CC, CS6
Frames Red Giant $99.00 24p Film Look Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Mojo Red Giant $99.00 Film Look Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Compositing

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
BS_Compositing Bundle Bartek Skorupa $29.99 Combine mattes, solids and layers without precomps   CS6
BLUE Boris FX $595.00 3D Compositor Mac, Windows CC, CS6
RED Boris FX $995.00 3D Compositor + Effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
zMatte Digital Film Tools $395.00 Keyer Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Keyer PHYX $139.00 Keyer Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Separate RGB Rowbyte $39.99 Manipulate RGB Channels independently   CC, CS6

Finishing

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
TotalCode MainConcept $349.00 Adds codecs and faster rendering Windows CS6
Neat Video Home Neat Video $49.90 Noise Reduction till 720p Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Neat Video Pro Neat Video $99.90 Noise Reduction 1080p and 4K Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Cleaner PHYX $99.00 Noise removal Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Instant HD Red Giant $99.00 Uprez SD to HD Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Presto Red Giant $99.00 Image Presentations to Video Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Denoiser II Red Giant $99.00 Removes Noise Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Stereoscopy

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
Stereo3D Toolbox™ Lite Dashwood $99.00 Stereoscopic Post Production Tools Mac CS6
Stereo3D Toolbox Dashwood $799.00 Stereoscopic Post Production Tools Mac CS6

Stock Footage

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
8mm Distress Kit mediapreview fx $55.00 8mm Stock Footage    
Pond5 Plugin Pond5 Free Link to Pond5 Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Audio

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
Boris Soundbite  Boris FX $295.00 Dialogue Search Mac, Windows CC, CS6
HOFA 4U HOFA Plugins Free A whole suite of VST audio plugins    
MFreeEffectsBundle Melda Production Free Replacement to Premiere Pro’s audio features    
Audio Equalizers NewBlueFX $59.95 Equalizers, Mixing Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Audio Essentials NewBlueFX $59.95 Sound Effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Audio Scrubbers NewBlueFX $59.95 Sound Cleaning Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Audio Tools NewBlueFX $59.95 VST effects and filters Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Sound Benders NewBlueFX $59.95 Create special sound effects Mac, Windows CC, CS6
PluralEyes Red Giant $199.00 Sync Audio Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Sonicfire Pro SmartSound $149.90 Work with Soundtrack Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Proximity Tokyo Dawn Records Free Pan-pot controls Mac, Windows  
Voice Over E-postPred $99.00 Edit content when voice over tasks are involved. Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Titles

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
Graffiti Boris FX $399.00 Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6
ActiveText  CoreMelt Free Text Plugins    
EZTitles EZTitles $330.00 Subtitles Windows CC, CS6
Manifesto FxFactory/Noise Industries Free Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Star Titler FxFactory/Noise Industries Free Star Wars Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6
FxTiles Hawaiki $99.00 3D Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Random Text Hawaiki Free Random Text Generator Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Titler Pro 2.0 NewBlueFX $199.99 Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6
LightSpeed Animated Font Orrin Zucker $39.99 Animated Font   CC, CS6
Heroglyph PRO ProDad $349.00 Text Animations Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Text Anarchy Red Giant $99.00 Text Animations Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Trapcode 3D Stroke Red Giant $99.00 Create 3D paths for Text and Animation Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Motype yanobox $99.00 Titles Mac, Windows CC, CS6

Transitions

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
PolyChrome Transitions CoreMelt $79.00 Transitions    
Transition Pack 1 FilmImpact.net $39.00 10 Transitions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Transition Pack 2 FilmImpact.net $79.00 10 more transitions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Film Transitions Nattress $49.00 Transitions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Shatter Nattress $49.00 Shatter and shake transition effect Mac, Windows CC, CS6
Bounce Nattress $49.00 Bouncing transitions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
3D Transformations NewBlueFX $149.95 3D Transitions Mac, Windows CC, CS6
3D Six-Pack Pixelan $29.00 3D transitions and title reveals  Windows CC, CS6
SpiceMaster Pixelan $39.00 “spice” transitions, PIP and Title effects Windows CC, CS6
DissolveMaster Pixelan $49.00 Create custom dissolves, fades, etc. Windows CC, CS6
SpiceMaster PRO Pixelan $59.00   Windows CC, CS6

Hardware

Name Developer Price What it does Platform Compatibility
Adobe Mercury Transmit plugin Nvidia Free Adds support for the NVIDIA Quadro SDI Output card Windows CC, CS6

Phew!

If you know of plugins that deserve to be on this list, please let me know in the comments section below. I’m sure I’ve missed quite a few important ones.

Exclusive Bonus: Download my free guide (with examples) on how to find the best camera angles for dialogue scenes when your mind goes blank.

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