Let's get Technical

FilmConvert Software updates.

Version 2.39 / Date: 07 Dec 2016 / MAC

Rebuild using latest CC SDKs.

Version 2.39 / Date: 07 Dec 2016 / Windows

Rebuild using latest CC SDKs to hopefully fix loading issues that some people have experienced.

Version 2.38 / Date: 10 May 2016 / MAC

Added slider to control the level of softness used for 8 and 16 mm film sizes.

Version 2.38 / Date: 10 May 2016 / Windows

Added slider to control the level of softness used for 8 and 16 mm film sizes.

Version 2.37 / Date: 31 Mar 2016 / MAC

Added size options for LUT export.

Version 2.37 / Date: 31 Mar 2016 / Windows

Added size options for LUT export.

Version 2.36 / Date: 05 Nov 2015 / MAC

Fixed a typo in the version reporting of the plugin. Tweaked OpenCL memory management for After Effects.

Version 2.36 / Date: 05 Nov 2015 / Windows

Removed the requirement for Win 7 machines to have a WIC update. Fixed a typo in the version reporting of the plugin. Tweaked OpenCL memory management for After Effects.

Version 2.35 / Date: 24 Sep 2015 / MAC

Fixed an OpenCL memory bug in AE and PP CS6 that could cause the GPU memory to be exhausted.

Version 2.35 / Date: 24 Sep 2015 / Windows

Fixed an OpenCL memory bug in AE and PP CS6 that could cause the GPU memory to be exhausted.

Version 2.34 / Date: 01 Sep 2015 / MAC

Fixed render bug in AE. Pre CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable graphics cards will now fallback to OpenCL rendering rather than software.

Version 2.34 / Date: 01 Sep 2015 / Windows

Fixed render bug in AE. Pre CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable graphics cards will now fallback to OpenCL rendering rather than software.

Version 2.33 / Date: 19 Aug 2015 / MAC

Fix for GTX 980.

Version 2.32 / Date: 11 Aug 2015 / MAC

Added a fallback to old style renderer for CUDA cards that do not meet CUDA Compute Capability 3.0 or higher.

Version 2.32 / Date: 11 Aug 2015 / Windows

Added a fallback to old style renderer for CUDA cards that do not meet CUDA Compute Capability 3.0 or higher.

Version 2.31 / Date: 05 Aug 2015 / MAC

Added Mercury Engine support for CC versions, this includes OpenCL and CUDA. Licensing is now cross platform.

Version 2.31 / Date: 05 Aug 2015 / Windows

Added Mercury Engine support for CC versions, this includes OpenCL and CUDA. Licensing is now cross platform.

Version 2.30 / Date: 28 Jul 2015 / MAC

Added Mercury Engine support for CC versions, this includes OpenCL and CUDA. Licensing is now cross platform.

Version 2.30 / Date: 28 Jul 2015 / Windows

Added Mercury Engine support for CC versions, this includes OpenCL and CUDA. Licensing is now cross platform.

Version 2.18 / Date: 25 Mar 2015 / Windows

The plugin will now load without an OpenCL environment present. Software rendering will be used.

System Requirements

Windows

Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro CC 2015 or later.
Windows 7 sp1 (64 bit) and up.


For OpenCL rendering an OpenCL 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system are required.
For CUDA rendering a CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable graphics card and
CUDA 5.5 runtime compatible drivers are required.

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NOTE: Links to previous versions can be found in the Help section.

macOS

OSX 10.8.5 or above is required. OSX 10.9.5 or above is recommended.
Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro CC 2015 or later.

For OpenCL rendering a version 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system are required.
For CUDA rendering a CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable graphics card and
CUDA 5.5 runtime compatible drivers are required.

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NOTE: Links to previous versions can be found in the Help section.

Version 2.21 / Date: 17 Jan 2017 / MAC

Small fix to color wheels UI.

Version 2.20 / Date: 23 Jun 2016 / MAC

Fixed bug where the Export LUT dialog would appear after an undo command had been issued.

Version 2.19 / Date: 12 Feb 2016 / MAC

Fixed Camera UI again... changed exported LUT size options to match other plugins.

Version 2.18 / Date: 11 Jan 2016 / MAC

Camera Chooser UI can now display large profile lists... for example the Sony A7s mk2 profile list. Added meta tag so that the Effect reports as 4k Ready.

Version 2.17 / Date: 14 Sep 2015 / MAC

FCPX: Increased font size in Camera Profile overlay. GPU rendering working in OSX 10.11.

Version 2.16 / Date: 20 Feb 2015 / MAC

FCPX: Fix for multi GPU computers to prevent certain textures getting out of sync. FCP7: No updates.

Version 2.15 / Date: 18 Feb 2015 / MAC

FCPX: Added multi GPU support. FCP7: No updates.

Version 2.13 / Date: 10 Feb 2015 / MAC

FCPX: Fixed a bug in the Saturation control for GPU rendering. FCP7: No updates.

Version 2.12 / Date: 27 Nov 2014 / MAC

FCP X: CPU renderer bug fix for when "Film Color" is set to zero. FCP 7: no changes.

Version 2.11 / Date: 14 Nov 2014 / MAC

FCPX: Fixed LUT export for OSX 10.8. FCP7: No updates.

System Requirements

macOS

Apple Final Cut Pro 7.0+ or 10.2+
Apple Motion 4.0.0+ or 5.0.5+

For FCP 7:
OSX 10.7 or later is required.

For FCP X:
OSX 10.8.5 or later. 10.9.5 and up is recommended.
An OpenCL version 1.2 capable graphics card.
HD rendering requires a minimum of 256 Mb of video memory.
4k rendering requires a minimum of 1 Gb of video memory.

Version 2.15 / Date: 09 Jun 2016 / MAC

Fixed GPU selection for Quadro cards.

Version 2.15 / Date: 09 Jun 2016 / Windows

Fixed GPU selection for Quadro cards.

Version 2.13 / Date: 29 Jan 2016 / MAC

Fixed a crash in software renderer when using 8mm or 16mm grain. (Not relevant to DaVinci Resolve 12).

Version 2.12 / Date: 28 Jan 2016 / MAC

Added fix to the CUDA renderer (Resolve 12 only) for B&W film stocks.

Version 2.12 / Date: 28 Jan 2016 / Windows

Added fix to the CUDA renderer (Resolve 12 only) for B&W film stocks.

Version 2.11 / Date: 14 Jan 2016 / MAC

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12: Added direct GPU support, multi-GPU support and CUDA. Added AppStore version support.

Version 2.11 / Date: 14 Jan 2016 / Windows

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12: Added direct GPU support, multi-GPU support and CUDA. Sony Vegas Pro: Fixed watermark bug. Improved histogram appearance. Added support for Blackmagic Design Fusion 7 Studio.

Version 2.09 / Date: 15 Jan 2016 / Windows

Fixed a watermark bug in Vegas.

Version 2.08 / Date: 11 Nov 2015 / MAC

Added a switch to remove a slight gamma shift between Windows and Mac renders. Only effects people using both platforms on the same project.

Version 2.08 / Date: 11 Nov 2015 / Windows

Removed the need for a WIC update in Windows 7. Added a switch to remove a slight gamma shift between Windows and Mac renders. Only effects people using both platforms on the same project.

Version 2.07 / Date: 17 Sep 2015 / MAC

Fix for Nuke 9 v07.

Version 2.07 / Date: 17 Sep 2015 / Windows

Fixed in Nuke 9 v7

Version 2.06 / Date: 10 Sep 2015 / MAC

Added cross platform licensing. Tested in Resolve 12 Beta 4 without issues.

Version 2.06 / Date: 10 Sep 2015 / Windows

Added cross platform licensing. Tested in Resolve 12 Beta 4 without issues.

Version 2.05 / Date: 12 Jun 2015 / MAC

Removed functionality where the mid point (levels param) would be set when the black and white points where set. This was not working correctly in Resolve when changing clips or setting presets.

Version 2.05 / Date: 12 Jun 2015 / Windows

Removed functionality where the mid point (levels param) would be set when the black and white points where set. This was not working correctly in Resolve or Vegas when changing clips or setting presets.

Version 2.04 / Date: 22 Dec 2014 / Windows

Fixed crash bug in renderer and LUT export.

Version 2.03 / Date: 11 Dec 2014 / Windows

Fixed memory leak in Sony Vegas UI.

Version 2.02 / Date: 12 Nov 2014 / MAC

Fixed LUT export for OSX 10.8.

Version 2.0 / Date: 10 Sep 2014 / MAC

Added 3D LUT export. Added additional Color Correction sliders for Shadows, Midtones and Highlights. Added Levels sliders and Saturation slider.

System Requirements

Windows

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio 10,11, 12 & 12.5
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10, 11, 12 & 12.5
The Foundry Nuke 7, 8 & 9
Sony Vegas Pro 12, 13 & 14
Assimilate Scratch 7 and 8
Blackmagic Design Fusion 7 Studio
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Windows 7 sp1 (64 bit) and up.
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For OpenCL rendering a version 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system are required.

For CUDA rendering (Resolve 12 only) a CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable
graphics card and CUDA 5.5 runtime compatible drivers are required.

macOS

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10, 11, 12, 12.5 Studio
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10, 11, 12, 12.5
The Foundry Nuke 7/8/9
Assimilate Scratch 7/8

OSX 10.8.5 or above is required.
OSX 10.9.5 and above is recommended.

For OpenCL rendering a version 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system are required.

For CUDA rendering (Resolve 12 only) a CUDA Compute Compatibility version 3.0 capable
graphics card and CUDA 5.5 runtime compatible drivers are required.

Version 1.04 / Date: 14 Nov 2014 / MAC

Fixed LUT export for OSX 10.8.

Version 1.03 / Date: 04 Nov 2014 / MAC

Fixed memory leak when using 16mm or 8mm grain.

Version 1.02 / Date: 31 Oct 2014 / MAC

Added interlaced support.

Version 1.02 / Date: 31 Oct 2014 / Windows

Added interlaced support.

Version 1.0.7 / Date: 19 Oct 2016 / MAC

Fixed LUT export bug. Added more LUT size options for export.

Version 1.0.7 / Date: 19 Oct 2016 / Windows

Fixed LUT export bug. Added more LUT size options for export.

Version 1.0.6 / Date: 24 Aug 2016 / MAC

Added work around for MC startup problems.

Version 1.0.5 / Date: 16 Dec 2015 / MAC

Added cross platform license support.

Version 1.0.5 / Date: 16 Dec 2015 / Windows

Added cross platform license support.

Version 1.0 / Date: 11 Jun 2014 / MAC

Initial release version.

Version 1.0 / Date: 11 Jun 2014 / Windows

Initial release version.

System Requirements

Windows

Windows 7 sp1 and up. (64 bit only)

Requires Avid Media Composer 7 or 8.

An OpenCL version 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system.
If your machine does not have an OpenCL.dll, the plugin will not load.

For GPU rendering:
HD rendering requires a minimum of 256 Mb of video memory
4k rendering requires a minimum of 1 Gb of video memory.

macOS

Requires Avid Media Composer 7 or 8.

OSX 10.8.5 or above. OSX 10.9+ is recommended.

An OpenCL version 1.1 capable graphics card and runtime system.
If your machine does not have an OpenCL.dll, the plugin will not load.

For GPU acceleration:
HD rendering requires a minimum of 256 Mb of video memory
4k rendering requires a minimum of 1 Gb of video memory.

Version 1.241 / Date: 21 Sep 2015 / MAC

Essential Updates for El Capitan! Including El Capitan activation issues. Also, Improvements for .mp4 file handling Better scrubbing during playback General stability improvements Old 32bit version now discontinued. Time to put that to rest :) 64bit now, all the way.

Version 1.230 / Date: 21 Jul 2015 / MAC

Minor update: - Updates to FCPX XML parsing - Preview window no longer forces fit to width - Renders with updated clr tags for better viewing consistency across platforms - New options on Menu Bar to match preview window with viewing environments

Version 1.224 / Date: 23 Mar 2015 / MAC

Updated R3D SDK Red Dragon Support 4K Quicktime output for 64bit Engine Compatibility updates and timeline sorting for FCPXML import Tweaked QT timing information Fix for 1.222 render white screen issue Audio Processing fixes Please note, MacOSX 10.6 is not supported in this build. If you are still running Snow Leopard then please continue with the previous build.

Version 1.220 / Date: 06 Oct 2014 / MAC

Updates and bug fixes, including timing issue fix for audio in Film Convert 64bit. Please note, A7s AC3 audio codec not yet supported. This version can now be downloaded here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/FilmConvert/FilmConvert_Pro_v1.220.dmg

Version 1.216 / Date: 03 Apr 2014 / MAC

New in 1.216! New Profiles available now for: * Sony F55 * Extra exposure settings for BMCC * Magic Lantern RAW for 5DmIII Profiles also available for: * Canon 1DC * Digital Bolex Currently stand-alone only... Plugin releases coming soon. Default Source Camera can now be set. Various bug fixes for 64bit version, including: * More EDL file scanner fixes * Blue tint in some rendered files * Inconsistent Grain size Finally a few minor bug fixes since 1.215

Version 1.209 / Date: 17 Feb 2014 / MAC

Interim Bug Fix Release for 64bit version of Film Convert. Addresses color issues and a problem with the EDL/XML file scanner. New Camera Profiles coming soon, but not yet.

Version 1.205 / Date: 16 Oct 2013 / MAC

New in v1.205 Preset Manager for grouping and renaming presets. Additional 64bit version for Mac OS 10.8 users. This new version has a new render engine using new features from Mountain Lion for better stability. Note: This will install as "Film Convert 64bit.app" in your Applications folder New Camera Profiles: * Black Magic Pocket * Sony FS700 Basic support for FCPX XML added

Version 1.052 / Date: 02 Jul 2013 / MAC

Added global switch for new R3D Extract Settings. See "Settings" on the menu-bar.

Version 1.051 / Date: 21 Jun 2013 / MAC

New Camera Profiles Added: * Canon 6D * Canon XF300 * Canon C100 * Sony EX1 New picture styles for: * Canon 600D * Canon 5D mkIII New RED picture styles: * RedColor3 / RedGamma3 * RedLogFilm

Version 1.050 / Date: 10 May 2013 / MAC

Fix for 23.976 QT Renders From 1.048: Fix for some older GPU's causing loss of picture or potential crash. From 1.047: Bug fixes for Camera Source popup ... New camera profiles: * Panasonic GH3 * Canon 550D * Canon 600D * Nikon D800 * Nikon D7000 Updated Canon C300 CLog profile. New slider to tweak the amount of change in the base s-curve when applying Film Stocks.

Version 1.02.20 / Date: 07 Dec 2016 / Windows

- Surround sound rendering fixed. - Registration on non-english system fixed.

Version 1.02.10 / Date: 27 Jul 2016 / Windows

- Fix an interface issue when used on lower resolution monitors.

Version 1.02.00 / Date: 24 May 2016 / Windows

- Fix grain to match other FilmConvert products

Version 1.01.00 / Date: 11 May 2016 / Windows

- A preset manager has been added, with built-in import/export features. - More GPU information has been added to the output log to help us with bug fixing. - The before/after feature on the histogram has been fix. - Warning and Error handling system updated.

Version 1.00.40 / Date: 11 Apr 2016 / Windows

- ProRes rendering pipeline fixed.

Version 1.00.30 / Date: 08 Apr 2016 / Windows

Windows 8.0 is now supported.

Version 1.00.25 / Date: 01 Apr 2016 / Windows

Fixed an audio issue.

Version 1.00.15 / Date: 29 Mar 2016 / Windows

Fixed some registration issues when using a standalone license file.

Version 1.00.05 / Date: 23 Mar 2016 / Windows

Updated media handling for Windows 7

Version 1.0 / Date: 03 Mar 2016 / Windows

Public Beta - Initial Release

System Requirements

Windows

- Windows 10 highly recommended
- Windows 7 supported, however final exported video files must be under 4GB
- x64 Operating System.
- Minimum resolution of 1366x768
- OpenGL 4.0 Core version capable graphics card with at least 1GB of memory

macOS

Mac OSX 10.8 and above

If you’re an existing FilmConvert customer and in need of an update, you’ve come to the right place!

We just need a few details & then you’ll be away color grading in no time.