Red Giant Software ( has released a
beta of Knoll 3D Flare a new free set of tools that allows you to
easily create Knoll Lens Flares in After Effects 3D space.

This add-on for Knoll Light Factory Pro 2.5 in After Effects includes
features like Edge flare-ups, color linking, Z-depth intensity, and
full 3D obscuration. These tools are available free to all Knoll
Light Factory Pro 2.5 users. Knoll Light Factory is an award-winning
product used in movies such as “Avatar,” “Transformers” 1 & 2, “The
Day After Tomorrow,” the Star Trek series, and “Dreamgirls.”