Glow Plus is a free preset for After Effects. With a simpler interface than the in-built Glow, it has more features like : better control of the glow intensity and size, horizontal and vertical glow, flickering effect and nice overlays (dirt, dust, smoke).
With the default preset, Grunge Maker comes with 3 different presets.
for AE CC 2017 & up
HOW TO INSTALL
1. Download it
2. Unzip ad copy/paste the folder THE WAENDERER in :
PC – Program Files / Adobe / After Effects XX / Support Files / Presets
MAC – Applications / ADOBE After Effects XX / Presets
(if you already have a THE WAENDERER folder, simply copy/paste the content of this folder)
HOW TO USE
1. Click on a layer.
2. Type “tw ” in the searchbar of the Effects & Presets window OR FX Console and select the preset you want.
Like Glow, Glow Plus works better on an adjustment layer and with a black background.
Yet, if you have one layer with Glow Plus, set the Blending Mode to Add.
If you have several layers, precomp them and set this Precomp to Add.