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Images for Testing

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Mask Integrator (10MB)

360 Webspin (8.6 MB)

Press Releases

LUT Mixer v2.1 Update

26.06.2019

Preserve Skin Tones from LUTs
LUT Mixer is the "must have" for working with LUTs! Now with revolutionary skin tone protection and a maximum intensity of 150% for all LUTs...


0.3 MB 1.2 MB

Color Cone v2.3 Update (Standalone & Plugin)

08.05.2019

Now with Skin Tone Protection and Auto Radius features!
In Version 2.3 the plugin now has the same controls as the standalone version (including Contrast, Chroma and Luminance controls)...


2.1 MB 1.5 MB

New Plugin: Warping Wheels

12.03.2019

The 1st Color Wheels with Skin Tone Protection
With Warping Wheels Picture Instruments reinvented the color wheels. Advanced skin tone functions protect skintones from unwanted color tints...


2.2 MB 1.4 MB

New Software: Preset Converter

28.11.2018

Convert Lightroom into Capture One Styles
With Preset Converter any number of Lightroom presets can be converted into Capture One styles or into Capture One Stylepacks...


2.6 MB 1.8 MB

LUT Mixer Premiere & After Effects + FCPX Plugin

06.09.2018

The new "must have" for working with LUTs
LUT Mixer lets you combine up to five LUTs and apply them to an image simultaneously. You can determine for each individual LUT whether it is processed summed or averaged...


2.2 MB 1.4 MB

New Software: Image 2 LUT

04.05.2018

Create Hollywood-like looks via Copy & Paste
It has never been easier to create appealing film-looks. After Picture Instruments have raised the bar with their especially developed Color Warp Technology in their software Color Cone and have shown that there still is headroom when it comes to quality in color grading, they now introduce a tool which enables even the beginner to create highly professional looks. But that does not mean that this tool is only meant for beginners - quite the opposite is the case...


2 MB 1.2 MB

With Color Cone version 2 comes the first plugin

04.04.2018

The wait for Color Cone version 2 has paid off twice over. Not only have color management, ICC-profile support and a very useful undo/redo feature been added to the software; Color Cone is also the first Picture Instruments tool available as an Adobe Premiere and After Effects plugin. The plugin version supports keyframes so that all color settings in Color Cone can be automated over time...


3 MB 2 MB

Mask Integrator & Chroma Mask Update

07.03.2018

The latest Mask Integrator and Chroma Mask update has taken a while but the new version 2 really took it up a notch. Not only have we cleaned up the new GUI and made it look more modern - for the first time it is also available in multiple languages. For quick help we have implemented tooltips for every function. They appear when you let the mouse hover above it for two seconds. Basic & Pro: Version 2 will be split into a basic and a pro version for the first time...


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The new version of Smart GPS Sync supports .gpx tracks

27.11.2017

Apart from a multi-lingual user interface (German/English) Picture Instruments' Smart GPS Sync now offers the possibility of syncing GPX data with images. GPX is an open file format and the most widely used for recording GPS-tracks...


13.2 MB 9.8 MB

Sort 'n' Rename Version 2

30.10.2017

The user interface has been upgraded and is now available in several languages for the first time. Depending of the default language of the operating system, Sort 'n' Rename will open in English or German. The language can also be changed manually in the settings.

Apart from the fact that presets can now be saved as a local file and...


2.8 MB 2 MB

Increase sales by using interactive rotating objects

09.10.2017

360 Webspin generates interactive spinning objects for websites. The use of product photos for online shops is rapidly increasing. More and more online shops focus on interactive 360° views of their products. In the past, however, it has not been very easy to turn finished turntable pictures into an interactive and easy-to-handle rotating object on a webpage. To simplify this workflow, Picture Instruments has now released the software 360 Webspin...


2 MB 1.3 MB

Chroma keying for photographers

12.04.2016

Chroma Mask automatically replaces green, blue or red backgrounds while shooting. While most existing solutions for replacement of a colored background are directed at video...


2 MB 1.3 MB

Picture Instruments is releasing an innovative tool for transfering GPS tags to photos

08.03.2016

There are many tools that can add GPS data to photos. But "Smart GPS Sync" is the first one, which makes it very easy to transfer GPS tags from one photo to another or even to another batch of photos...


1.9 MB 1.2 MB

Picture Instruments is releasing a revolutionary
color-editing tool

12.10.2015

Photoshop and co let you undoubtedly do quite a lot and the 3-way color correction of most video editing software offers a lot of possibilities. Yet the newly developed software Color Cone allows for much finer and more individual adjustments. In addition Color Cone is a very intuitive software and thanks to the specially designed Color Warp technology it is able to deliver very harmonious results...


2.3 MB 1.5 MB

Adjust wrong recording times in EXIF tags with Time Fix

08.09.2015

Being faced with the wrong camera time setting can be a nuisance in several ways. Be it because your holiday pictures end up having the wrong date or because the time is incorrect due to a wrong time zone...


0.9 MB 0.35 MB

Sort´n´Rename is the most flexible solution for file renaming

26.06.2015

More and more photos are created every day. Returning from vacation or an event you have hundreds of pictures from more than one camera and smartphone photos on top. How to sort and navigate through all these pictures? A good archive starts with speaking file names. This helps as well to find images via OS search tools. Also, speaking filenames provide a good overview in list views and avoid mix-ups. But how to rename that many pictures without making this a years task?....


1.8 MB 1.2 MB

Look Converter breaks the barriers of working with 3D LUTs

16.03.2015

Look Converter by Picture Instruments opens completely new dimensions for working with looks. Working with 3D LUTs (Lookup Tables) becomes increasingly more popular. If you have already adjusted your workflow, Look Converter now offers you all possibilities for creating and copying Looks from all image-processing programs. For all of those who have not yet worked with 3D Lookup Tables: 3D Lookup Tables are tables that assign any existing color value in a particular image to another color value. The resulting value can differ completely in brightness, saturation and color value from the original. As a result, all looks like sepia, retro or black and white effects can be saved in a very small file (in the form of a table)...


2 MB 1.3 MB

Individual Looks for Photos und Videos

24.03.2014

There are numerous programms offering creative filters for photos and videos. However, most are limited in both - their number of filters as well as in their application. Unlimited Filters – as the name already indicates – eliminates these limitations. The innovative filter tool helps with fast and creative photo editing and supports photographers as well as – and this is quite unique – videographers with consistent development and application of their individual look. Easy handling and the option to add individually developed filters, including trendsetting LUT-files, into Photoshop, Final Cut, After Effects or Premiere provides photographers with nearly endless possibilities in their creative work with filters...


0.56 MB 2.8 MB

Automatically extract complex objects

27.01.2014

Extracting images of products and individuals is generally rather time-consuming and thus very costly. The hours a photographer spends in front of his PC cannot be used to make more money with more photo shoots. What if creating clipping masks could be integrated into the workflow of the shoot, making any post-processing unnecessary? To make this dream many professional photographers have come true, two things are needed...


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