NewBlue Essentials 3 Ultimate includes over 275 presets in 24 workflow-enhancing video effects that stabilize, correct and sharpen details. You'll find lifesaving tools like Noise Reducer, Lens Corrector, Stabilizer and Flash Remover, or image enhancers such as Skin Touch Up, Detail Enhancer and more.
Essentials 3 Ultimate Includes:
- NewBlue Stabilizer makes brings fast and powerful image stabilization to your handheld footage.
- NewBlue Essentials 3, Volume 1 delivers 8 tools that quickly enhance details, boost colors, remove image noise and more.
- NewBlue Essentials 3, Volume 2 delivers 7 tools that instantly remove camera flash, fix lens distortion, enhance colors and more.
- NewBlue Essentials 3, Volume 3 delivers 8 tools that easily soften wrinkles and remove blemishes, optimize color and contrast and more.
100% GPU accelerated
Every one of Essentials 3 Ultimate’s 24 plugins leverages the power of your graphics card to provide the fastest performance possible. Native CUDA, OpenCL and OpenGL engines allow Essentials 3 Ultimate to maximize the performance of your graphics card, regardless of what NLE you use.
Whether you’re editing HD, 4K or 5K, Essentials 3 Ultimate’s plugins are resolution independent, so that the format you use processes in the native resolution of your project.
Gain complete control over timing, velocity, blending modes and more with every Essentials 3 Ultimate plugin, which provides a full range of parameters over each effect. Save time while developing your own style by creating your own customized looks to use again and again.
Your NLE’s native control set displays Essentials 3 Ultimate’s parameters so that you can work with the controls most familiar to you.
Titler Pro compatible
Not only do Essentials' plugins give you a versatile palette of effects for your NLE timeline, they also perform double-duty as plugins in Titler Pro - NewBlue’s powerful titling solution for editors and motion graphic artists alike.
Color contrast enhancer
Boost colors in your image, creating a more vibrant and colorful picture with Auto Contrast.
Remove unnecessary video borders to create new aspect ratios.
Detail enhancement by color
Focus on a color region, then sharpen the detail and boost the contrast with Detail by Chroma.
Image detail enhancement
Make your subjects pop or create an HDR look with Detail Enhancer. Simply sharpen and add structure to your footage using an array of presets. Adjust the controls to vary the intensity and level of detail within the overall image.
Detail enhancement by luminance
Separate your image into High and Low regions to sharpen, recolor and edit with Detail by Luma.
Graphics and text smoothing
Soften edges of text and graphics to produce polished titles and pictures.
Camera flash remover
Remove all flashes from your scene or just the most distracting ones with Flash Remover Pro. Use an array of professionally created presets to reduce camera flashes. Then adjust sensitivity and thresholds to fix your most problematic frames.
Gamma correction controls
Fine-tune luminance values with Gamma Corrector. Visualize your adjustments with three built-in scopes while you change expansion or compression. Start with one of many presets, then expand or compress the visible range to reach your desired result.
Video signal legalizer
Use this frame-by-frame warning for out of spec areas within your video.
Lens distortion correction
Turn flat footage into a fisheye view with Lens Correction. Simply deal with camera lens distortion by choosing from an array of presets to fix concave or convex issues, focal center adjustment and zoom. You’ll appreciate its ease of use and its results.
Video aspect cropping tools
Emulate 16mm film with Aspect Ratio. It’s a snap to crop your source footage to standard ratios. Control letter and pillar box width, height, opacity and more. Choose from a collection of presets and cinematic standards like Panavision and Anamorphic.
Image noise reduction
Remove harsh noise in the image, especially in old, analog video with Noise Reduction.
Area obscuration and pixelation
Create that “caught on tape” look or with Pixelator. It’s easy to obscure any area in your video or gently blur a face to hide a subject’s identity. Get creative by choosing your own block size, blur, or a combo of both. You can also use one of the included presets for a quick fix.
Widescreen format adjuster
Format your video into widescreen without sacrificing image quality or black sidebars with Progressive Stretch.
Professional composition guidelines
Use these preset templates as a guide to creating professional compositions.
Blurred pixelation via color mask
Blur certain objects or people within your video without tedious keyframing with Quick Pixelator.
Limit scope readings to distinct areas
Zoom in or select a specific region to inspect all forms of information with Region Scope.
Defocus masking tools
Blur the surroundings of a region, object, or person to highlight it directly with Selective Focus.
Region specific detail reduction
Instantly reduce distracting details with Selective Touch Up. It’s no problem to smooth specific regions of your image without losing key details. Choose the area to affect with a four-point mask to clean up the blemishes, or use a variety of the included presets.
Steady shaky footage using a powerful analyzer and smoothing out motion with Sharpen.
Stability analysis & correction
Smooth out jittery camera movement with Stabilizer. Choose from an assortment of presets to let Stabilizer analyze your footage. Focus on an image’s center to keep a flying object steady, or emphasize edges to allow your subject to move. This works great even without a consistent point to track.
Soften wrinkles and remove blemishes with Skin Touch Up. It’s simple to create a skin tone mask that follows your subject, yet retains detail in the eyes, teeth and hair. Go for a polished look by taking care of that rumpled shirt. Your clients will thank you for making them look so good.
Contrast, hue, and saturation adjustment
Rescue underexposed footage or gently enhance your best work with Video Tuneup Plus. You can refine contrast and color in seconds. It’s effortless to change exposure, contrast, saturation and hue. Turn on the built-in scopes to monitor your results right in your preview.
Image color correction
Crush the film gamma for a hard-hitting look with Color Fixer Pro. Change the mood by gently desaturating and brightening the color for soft images. You can quickly optimize color and contrast using a variety of presets. Plus, it’s easy to control white balance, saturation, brightness and film gamma in a matter of seconds.
Recommended System Requirements
- 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD)
- 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM or greater recommended for HD)
- 250 MB hard-disk space for installation
- OpenGL 2.1-capable graphics card and minimum 256MB VRAM
- 512MB VRAM or higher recommended for HD
- Mac OS X v 10.6.8, v10.7.2 or later
- Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 3 or later), Vista® (SP 2 or later), Windows 7 or later
- Supports 64-bit video editing applications only
Video Editing Host Compatibility
- Adobe After Effects 5.0+
- Adobe Premiere CS6/6.5, CC
- Apple Final Cut Pro X
- Avid Media Composer & Symphony 6+
- Black Magic DaVinci Resolve (Not Compatible with Stabilizer)
- Grass Valley EDIUS 7 & 8
- NewBlue Titler Pro 1
- NewBlue Titler Pro 2
- NewBlue Titler Pro 3
- NewBlue Titler Pro AE
- NewBlue Titler Pro Live for Wirecast
- Sony Vegas Pro 10+ (64-bit OpenX)
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