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FilmConvert Software updates.

Version 3.11 / Date: 22 Jul 2021 / MAC

Universal build (Intel + M1)

Version 3.11 / Date: 17 Nov 2020 / Windows

Rebuild to support CUDA 10.1+

Version 3.10 / Date: 02 Nov 2020 / MAC

Code refactoring. Removed need for OpenCL where Metal is available.

Version 3.10 / Date: 02 Nov 2020 / Windows

Code refactoring Removed need for OpenCL on NVIDIA machines

Version 3.08 / Date: 23 Jun 2020 / MAC

Notarized installer. Fix spurious error in Metal code compilation.

Version 3.07 / Date: 20 May 2020 / MAC

Fixed error handling of Metal kernel compilation.

Version 3.06 / Date: 17 Dec 2019 / MAC

Fixed grain for stills.

Version 3.06 / Date: 17 Dec 2019 / Windows

Fixed grain for stills.

Version 3.05 / Date: 26 Sep 2019 / MAC

Metal fix for Premiere Pro v14.0

Version 3.04 / Date: 26 Sep 2019 / Windows

Fixed some error handling for AE when using OpenCL.

Version 3.03 / Date: 17 Sep 2019 / MAC

Fixed (again) the position of the camera chooser UI for people working with multiple displays.

Version 3.01 / Date: 11 Sep 2019 / MAC

Fixed position of camera chooser UI for people working with multiple displays.

Version 3.0 / Date: 15 Jul 2019 / MAC

FilmConvert Nitrate initial release.

Version 3.0 / Date: 03 Sep 2019 / Windows

FilmConvert Nitrate initial release.

Version 2.40 / Date: 14 Jun 2018 / MAC

Fixed race condition in OpenCL renderer (Premiere Pro only).

Version 2.40 / Date: 14 Jun 2018 / Windows

Fixed race condition in OpenCL renderer (Premiere Pro only).

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 / Windows

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

Version 2.37 / Date: 31 Mar 2016 / Windows

Added size options for LUT export.

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.

System Requirements

Windows

Windows 10
After Effects or Premiere Pro CC 2018 or later
CUDA 10.1+ or OpenCL 1.1+

macOS

macOS 10.13.6 and up
After Effects or Premiere Pro CC 2018 or later
Metal or OpenCL


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

Version 3.08 / Date: 19 Oct 2021 / MAC

New build to support FxPlug 4 and Metal rendering. Requires Final Cut Pro 10.6

Version 3.05 / Date: 28 Dec 2020 / MAC

LUT Export now working again.

Version 3.04 / Date: 03 Dec 2020 / MAC

Now M1 compatible. You will still get a popup saying the plugin needs updating, but just ignore it.

Version 3.03 / Date: 30 Aug 2020 / MAC

Fixed watermark problem in Compressor 4.4.7 (released with FCPX 10.4.9)

Version 3.02 / Date: 22 May 2020 / MAC

Fixed cropping in some 4k DCI projects.

Version 3.01 / Date: 22 May 2020 / MAC

Fixed GUI crash bug. Remove watermark for when the camera profile is not installed. Fixed license error.

Version 3.0 / Date: 01 Oct 2019 / MAC

FilmConvert Nitrate initial release for Final Cut Pro.

Version 2.52 / Date: 23 Jan 2020 / MAC

Fixed license problems seen in FCPX 10.4.8, plus fix for v1 licenses.

Version 2.51 / Date: 15 Jan 2020 / MAC

Fixed license problems seen in FCPX 10.4.8

Version 2.5 / Date: 21 Nov 2017 / MAC

Replaced the on screen controls with a popup GUI.

System Requirements

macOS

Final Cut Pro 10.6

Version 3.06 / Date: 09 Mar 2021 / MAC

Fixed chroma/luma slider bug in previous version.

Version 3.05 / Date: 22 Dec 2020 / MAC

Rebuild for M1.

Version 3.04 / Date: 31 Oct 2020 / MAC

Added reset but for on screen control position.

Version 3.04 / Date: 29 Oct 2020 / Windows

CUDA update. Added reset button for on screen controls position.

Version 3.03 / Date: 23 Jun 2020 / MAC

Notarized installer.

Version 3.02 / Date: 20 May 2020 / MAC

Notarized installer.

Version 3.01 / Date: 26 Nov 2019 / MAC

Improved compatibility with Resolve 15.

Version 3.01 / Date: 26 Nov 2019 / Windows

Rebuild to improve Windows CUDA performance.

Version 3.0 / Date: 01 Oct 2019 / MAC

FilmConvert Nitrate initial release

Version 3.0 / Date: 01 Oct 2019 / Windows

FilmConvert Nitrate initial release.

Version 2.20 / Date: 20 Jun 2018 / MAC

Now working in Resolve 15 beta 5

Version 2.20 / Date: 20 Jun 2018 / Windows

Now working in Resolve 15 beta 5

Version 2.19 / Date: 24 May 2018 / MAC

Added support for HitFilm Pro Improved GPU detection.

Version 2.19 / Date: 24 May 2018 / Windows

Added support for HitFilm Pro Improved GPU detection.

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 2.12 / 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 / 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 / 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.

System Requirements

Windows

Windows 10
Resolve 16
OpenCL or CUDA

macOS

macOS 10.13.6 or later
Resolve 16 and 17
OpenCL or Metal

Version 1.241 / Date: 21 Sep 2015 / MAC

Final Version. Now Discontinued.

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

Final Version... Now discontinued.

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

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