macOS New App Release – Silica 4.0.1


Product Announcement – einstein’s legacy v2.0, LLC of Charlotte, North Carolina has released Silica 4.0.1, a visual rendering tool for the Mac that converts Quartz compositions to QuickTime movies. Silica provides visual media designers with a direct path to achieve interoperability for their quartz compositions beyond the Macintosh platform.

The 4.0.1 update introduces a modernized dark vibrant user interface, gesture-based tray functions, and enhanced management of conversion settings.

What’s new in this version?:

  • New Vibrant Dark user interface
  • New compact Tray with selectively enabled items
  • The Tray now supports swipe gestures
  • Lift & Stamp support for copying conversion settings
  • Enhanced connectivity to social media

Silica 4.0.1 includes the following key features:

  • Custom Conversions: Change a composition’s input parameters without the need to re-edit in Quartz Composer.
  • Export Presets: Create new movies in a variety of formats for a range of devices and playback situations.
  • Dynamic Exports: Export movies with a length from a few seconds up to 24 hours.
  • 32-bit & 64-bit: Works equally well with plug-ins built using either 64-bit or (legacy) 32-bit mode.
  • Background Export: New movies are created in the background, enabling you to continue working without waiting.
  • Sharing: Share your output movies directly to Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter and other popular internet services.

System Requirements:

  • OS X 10.11 or later
  • 64-bit processor
  • 1.8 MB

Silica 4.0.1 is available for $19.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively from the Mac App Store in the Video category.


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