Color Finesse PI 3.0.2 | 10.61 MB
Finally, you can have telecine-style color correction within After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and other applications, giving you full creative control over the color and look of your images. Whether you're correcting poorly shot footage, grading scenes for color match, or modifying colors for your own creative "look," Color Finesse can do it quickly, easily, and accurately.
Color Finesse 3 Feature Highlights
Available as both a plug-in and a standalone application.
Plug-in available in 32- and 64-bit flavors for compatibility with Adobe CS5 applications.
Macintosh version available as FxPlug for use in Final Cut Pro and Motion.
Uses 32-bit floating-point color space for incredible resolution and latitude.
User configurable control over shadows, midtones, and highlights, as well as overall correction.
Performs corrections in HSL, RGB, CMY, and YCbCr color spaces.
Automatic color matching and black, white, and gray balance.
Auto-Color and Auto-Exposure buttons give one-click access to your creative color grading starting point.
Custom correction curves in both RGB and HSL formats.
Vibrance control gives refined control over image saturation.
Six channel secondary color correction for selecting and correcting individual color vectors.
Reference images and split-screen wipe facilitate accurate color grading and matching.
Smart chroma and luma limiting ensures that even extreme color changes stay within "legal" limits without harsh clipping.
Highlight Recovery tools provides a visually-pleasing way to recover overbright areas of the image which would normally be clipped.
Waveform monitor, vectorscope, histogram, and correction curve displays give full visibility into the correction process.
Export color correction settings as 3D LUTs in a variety of formats, including Autodesk Lustre and Smoke, Academy LUT, Assimilate Scratch, Pogle, Truelight, Cine-tal, and LUTher.
Fully optimized for multiple processors and SSE/SSE2 on Intel processors and AltiVec (Velocity Engine) on PowerPC.
The plug-in has a simplified interface giving you access to the most commonly used color correction controls directly in the host application.
Scrub through the clip you're correcting and preview your work with realtime playback.
Direct communication with video preview hardware without additional software. Supported hardware includes FireWire/DV (Mac), Blackmagic (Mac/Windows) and AJA (Mac).
Preview lookup tables (LUTs) allow for accurate previewing.
Supports Colorociter Colorist's Workstation and Tangent Wave for tactile hardware control.
Includes User's Guide in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
What's New in Color Finesse 3.0
Includes 64-bit plug-ins for use with Adobe After Effects CS5 and Premiere Pro CS5.
The Macintosh version includes an FxPlug version of Color Finesse for use in Apple Final Cut Pro and Motion.
New Auto-Color and Auto-Exposure buttons give one-click access to your color correction starting point.
A new Vibrance control gives more refined control over image saturation. The Vibrance control is similar to that found in Adobe Lightroom.
New HSL curves let you control image saturation and lightness based on color hue.
A new Highlight Recovery tool provides a visually-pleasing way to recover overbright areas of the image which would normally be clipped.
Color Finesse can now export its color correction settings as a 3D LUT in a variety of formats, including Autodesk Lustre and Smoke, Academy LUT, Assimilate Scratch, Pogle, Truelight, Cine-tal, and LUTher.
The Color Finesse preview displays now automatically adjust to footage pixel aspect ratio, giving you a correctly formatted preview when working with anamorphic footage.
The Vectorscope has been enhanced with a zoom capability, making it easier to see detail when white and black balancing.
Color Finesse now supports the Tangent Wave control surface, in addition to our own Colorociter Colorist's Workstation control surface.
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