Get Started with BorisFX Particle Illusion [v]

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[ This is an excerpt from a recent on-line webinar: “Exploring BorisFX Continuum 2022.5” which is available as a download in our store, or as part of our Video Training Library. ]


Particle Illusion is a free, powerful particle generator that runs on both Macs and Windows with hundreds of presets for 2D or 3D particles. In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to get started using it.


Get Started with BorisFX Particle Illusion

TRT: 6:58 — MPEG-4 HD movie



BorisFX describes Continuum as “The Swiss Army Knife of visual effects.” This collection, which runs on Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, and other OFX systems, provides:

In this webinar, Larry Jordan highlights key features in the 2022.5 version of Continuum:

You can do things in Continuum 2022 that you can’t do anywhere else. And, with this latest release you can do it faster than ever before.


This is an introductory-level program. No knowledge of BorisFX Continuum is necessary, though some knowledge of Final Cut or Premiere will help you understand what’s going on.

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3 Responses to Get Started with BorisFX Particle Illusion [v]

  1. Christopher North says:

    Thanks Larry, this looks like fun but I’m trying not to download it because I’ll not get any work done !
    By the way, I am getting a slight echo on your voice. Don’t know how you achieved this with a lip boom mic !!! Presumably you are in a bathroom ! Great stuff though. Thanks.

  2. Larry says:


    Good idea. I’ll add this to my list for next week.


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