Is this plug not ready for prime time?
Yes, exactly. It was never meant to be, though. It's just an alternate way of producing those awful MS Office charts, just with some sort of semi-automatic animation. I will not advise against it, but it really only works sufficiently in the 2D/ 2.5D modes. 3D mode is a pian even on a core7i...
Would love to get Trapcode Particular for 40% off. Went to their website, but couldn't find it discounted :/