Download & Upgrade Amberlight

Latest Version: Amberlight 2.1.5

Latest Amberlight 1 version is 1.2.1

Upgrade to Amberlight 2

Upgrade from Amberlight 1 for a discounted price.

There will be minor and major update releases.
Minor updates are for free. (v.1.1, v.1.2, ...)
Major upgrades are for a very reduced price. (v.2.0, v.3.0, ...)

System requirements


Windows 10, 8, 7
Intel or AMD processor
OpenGL 2.0 graphic card
100 MB free disk space

Mac OS:

Mac OS X 10.12 and newer,
including macOS 12 Ventura
Intel or AMD processor or
Apple M1 chip with Rosetta 2
OpenGL 2.0 graphic card
100 MB free disk space

Internet connection is required for activation.

Features and Changes

Version 2.1 (recent)

- Added new video formats: .avi, .webm with codecs: H.265, huffYUV, VP8
- Lossless coded compression settings added
- Estimated final render time is calculated
- New animation editing options
- Edit trajectory and trajectory tangents
- Auto animation looping when first and last frame are identical
- Added “current frame” box in animation timeline
- Added Scene settings button in timeline panel
- Number of fields can be set manually
- Improved snap to grid
- Fields keyframes as well as selection of multiple fields can be snapped to grid
- Center of group can be moved for group rotation
- A scene thumbnail in navigator panel
- Added drag to spinbox editing
- Added Fullscreen and Stay on top
- Publish to gallery fixed

Version 2.0

- Advanced animation mode
- New modifiers - variations and waves
- Export animation as video file or image sequence with alpha channel
- MOV or MKV video with H264 codec
- Support for 4K compressed or lossless video
- Comperhensive fields editing
- Support for hires and retina displays
- Undo & redo functions
- Preferences & Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
- Multicore optimizations
- Various minor changes

Version 1.2.1

- New file dialog added - you can set your resolution in pixels, inches or centimetres
- AMB file association works on Mac OS and Windows
- Import of the scaled image fixed
- Developer certificate for Mac OS renewed
- Fixed 64-bit version on Windows

Version 1.2

- Publish pictures to Gallery
- Send feedback from Menu -> Help -> Send us feedback
- Associate AMB files with Amberlight application
- Tint rotation button
- Fixed tint gradient
- Use actual number of iterations as max number
- More minor bugfixes

"I purchased Amberlight because of the amazing possibilities for generating abstract backgrounds and surreal environments. Actually, it has been one wow after another. Great work! Very inspiring to use."

~ Jim Gawne ~

"Amberlight does one specific thing, but does it amazingly well. If you are looking for something that creates light-particle paintings, and has some very intuitive controls, this is a fantastic tool."

~ Raschied ~

"Highly addictive and incredibly creative!"

~ Garry Clark ~

"I create artworks and photography which incorporate the amazing and compelling images which can be generated with Amberlight."

~ Jerry Chan ~

"I LOVE the background-style art this program can create. The fractal-style imagery is just gorgeous!"

~ Anna McCullough ~

"Amberlight is not only a lot of fun to just play around with, its speed and ability to generate alpha information make it an incredibly useful tool for the artist’s toolbox!"

~ Rocketsledd ~

"Cool looking results. Ease of use."

~ Dean Huggins ~

"I love the abstract shapes it produces. You have created some amazing art programs guys! Thanks for making them and sharing them!"

~ Teresa Cowley ~