Professional Color Grading for Video

Color grading is an essential tool for making impressions, telling stories, and evoking responses from your video viewers. ColorDirector offers creative video-makers of all skill levels, the means to dramatically improve their projects through use of tools to control color and lighting.

Download the free 30-day trial and take control of the color in your video projects today.

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Easy Ways to Stylize Your Videos

  • Apply HDR to Video

    Apply HDR to your videos to add more dynamic range to your scenes, bring out the detail and highlight the best parts of your footage.

    Perfect for landscape scenes where there’s a lot of contrast between the sky and the land

  • Helps in scenes with harsh sunlight and dark shadows

  • Brightens the foreground in low-light scenes

  • Split Toning for Video

    Split toning is an old photography technique that is now a more recent (and very effective) addition to the video editor’s toolkit.

    Add specific colors to the shadows and highlights of a video

    A great way to evoke a certain feeling from your video footage, or even achieve a dramatic effect

  • Regional and Global BlurNEW

    Draw attention to a particular object or person in your video

  • Adjust the depth of field in a photo. Keep only a small portion of the image in focus while taking the rest of it out of focus

  • Add Vignettes with Radial Gradient MasksNEW

    The quickest way to draw your viewers attention to the focal point in your footage is by creating a vignette effect around that object or person.

    Create one or multiple, off-center, vignetted areas to your footage to quickly achieve this highlighting effect.

  • Intelligent Motion Tracking

    Intelligent motion tracking algorithm makes frame-by-frame object tracking a breeze

    Precision selection masks let you select, isolate and track multiple objects and accurately track their movements, and change or enhance their color

  • Popular Film-Style Grades

    ColorDirector comes with a range of built-in, professionally designed presets that emulate the styles of well-known films. You can also save any manual adjustments you make to a video as a preset and use it again on future projects.

    You can also download a huge collection of free presets on DirectorZone.

  • Video Tinting

    Tint Filter makes it easy to change the mood of your video

    Apply different color filters to make your video feel more atmospheric, romantic or even dark and dangerous

  • Easy Color Replacement

    Select any color in a video and replace it with another using the eye-dropper tool

Quickly Fix Color & Lighting Problems

  • Modify Contrast & Tint with RGB Tonal Curves

    Manually setting the tonal values of the shadows, midtones, and highlights in a video is a great way to achieve exactly the look you’re after.

  • Live Histogram

    See at a glance where all of the brightness levels contained in a scene are found.

  • Dynamic Keyframing

    Adjust color effects and dynamically animate selection masks with great detail and precision.

  • Video Noise Reduction

    Noise Reduction reduces extraneous visible artifacts including luminance (grain) and color noise, that degrade video quality.

  • Edge Sharpening

    Sharpness is applied to edges in your footage to enhance the details in the video clip.

  • Look-up Table (LUT) Conversion

    LUTs are useful for matching footage from one source to another

    ColorDirector supports .3dl, .mga, .m3d, .cube and .csp format LUT files

Packed with Pro-Level Performance

Round-trip Editing with PowerDirector

To cut down on your video editing time, use PowerDirector to edit your raw video footage, launch ColorDirector directly from PowerDirector’s interface for color grading, then send the footage back to PowerDirector for video rendering and production.

  • Popular Format Support incl. H.265 (HEVC) and XAVC-SNEW

    Import a wide range of popular formats for recorded video, including MP4, WMV, FLV, AVI, MPEG-2, AVCHD, ultra high def 4K files, next-gen H.265 video and now the popular XAVC-S format.

  • Import & Export High Frame Rate (120/240fps) VideoNEW

    It's now easier to perform professional color grading on your action camera videos with support to import 120/240fps slow motion footage from your iPhone, GoPro or other popular action sports cameras.

  • 64-bit Engine with TrueVelocity 5 Technology

    ColorDirector offers native 64-bit support and the award-winning TrueVelocity editing engine for improved system efficiency and faster loading of HD video footage.

  • Automatic Scene Detection

    ColorDirector detects the individual scenes contained within footage, separates them into multiple clips then adds them to the storyboard panel like any other video file.

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