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Essentials 5 Volume 1

Quickly enhance details, boost colors, remove image noise, and more.


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Explore the Essentials Volume 1 capabilities.

Whether you're looking to increase the amount of detail and sharpness in your footage or boost quality, NewBlue Essentials Volume 1 has you covered. Featuring 9 versatile plugins and over 90 presets to improve your videos and save you time.

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Essentials 5 Volume 1 works on Mac and Windows.

Multi host-app.

Essentials 5 Volume 1 Works with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Magix Vegas, Avid Media Composer and many more.

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What's included.

Get over 90 presets in 9 time-saving plugins. Compatible with all of today's leading NLEs.

    Volume 1

    Shadows and Highlights
    Manually adjust the levels of your highlights and shadows independently of one another to selectively reduce brightness or bring up shadow levels in this lightweight plugin.

    Crop Borders
    Quickly remove unsightly borders by selecting from a variety of popular and stylish cropping effects. Useful for correcting old footage and shots with awkward aspect ratios.

    Detail Enhancer
    Bring detail back to life from foggy, overexposed, or otherwise washed out footage. Useful in diffused footage, also to add more stylistic depth to any shot.
    Region Scope
    Quickly display color levels from manually selected subsections of your footage. Used in conjunction with your existing color correcting software to adjust individual elements such as skin tones.

    Auto Contrast
    Instantly bring your video close to ideal levels regardless of their starting point. Useful for making bulk edits to a high volume of footage.

    Noise Reducer
    Remove unsightly visual artifacts from your shot by intelligently blending similar features. Useful for old analog video or anything shot in low light.
    Easily add pixelated regions to your image and quickly control position, shape, and size. Useful for anonymizing interviewees, obscuring license plates, and hiding product logos.

    Selective Touch Up
    Smooth out blemishes and simulate depth of field without affecting the rest of your shot.

    Legal Level
    Identify areas of your image that exceed customizable broadcast limits, with controls for bringing them into acceptable ranges.

    Compatibility and requirements.

    • Compatibility
    • Software and Hardware

    Compatible with the following programs:

    Adobe After Effects CC or later

    Adobe Premiere CC*
    *may require update to latest version

    NewBlue Titler Pro 2+

    Avid Media Composer & Symphony 8+

    Magix Vegas Pro 17+, Magix Video Pro X, Magix Movie Studio 18+

    Grass Valley EDIUS 9 & X*
    *Effects and transitions performance in Edius are not real-time.

    Black Magic DaVinci Resolve 15+

    Software and hardware:

    macOS 10.15 and later
    Windows 10

    A recent Nvidia or AMD GPU that supports OpenGL 2.1 or later. 1 GB VRAM is required. 4 GB VRAM is recommended when working with HD content.

    Supports 64-bit video editing applications only.


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