OpenFX : An Open Plug-in API for 2D Visual Effects
OpenFX What Is ItOpenFX is an open standard for visual effects plug-ins. It allows plug-ins written to the standard to work on any application that supports the standard. This avoids the current per application fragmentation of plug-in development and support, which causes much heartache to everyone, plug-in developers, application developers and end users alike
OpenFX AimsThe core aims of OpenFX were established early on, these are...
OwnershipInitially owned by The Foundry and released under a BSD style license, the API was transfered to The Open Effects Association in 2009.
The Association is a not for profit UK Limited Company controlled by various organisation active in developing software for visual effects.
Many companies have developed or are now developing plugins and hosts using the API and real work is being done with them. OFX is a reality in the visual effects industry.
OpenFX LicensingThe OpenFX standard is owned by The Open Effects Association, and it is released under a 'BSD' open source license. This allows anyone to use it for any purpose without charge. For more details, see the license at the top of any of the header files.
Mailing ListsThere are several mailing lists for the API and the OFX Association, these are currently being managed by The Foundry and are...