NewBlueFX Plugins

Welcome to our page for information on the NewBlueFX plugins. This page focuses on NewBlue add-ons that are compatible with Pinnacle Studio video editing software. The add-ons are accessible directly from the effects editor section of the software and if anyone purchases all their available products the effects editor section will seem as long as a six day work week. Due to the high quality effects of each product, NewBlue is a trusted developer of plugins for several consumer and professional video editing programs. These products provide a wide range of effects and applications that boost the professionalism of videos. The plugins include Stabilizer, ColorFast, 3D Explosions, 3D Transformations, Blends, Effects, and Video Essentials. We use some of these plugins for our own projects and highly recommend them for their ease of use and super high quality results. 


Color correction and color grading can be a tedious and confusing process. What the heck does a histogram show? What is a S curve? What is an inverse S curve? Without a good amount of practice and a tool that can be easily understood the process can take even longer. A solution that is clear and easy to use allows users to log more hours behind the color wheel and get the correction process underway. ColorFast is a color correction and color grading plugin that turns blasé video into a thing of beauty. It streamlines the coloring process with an intuitive and simple workflow. If you're uncomfortable with the color correction and color grading process Colorfast will make the process feel as comfortable as your favorite pair of PJ's. ColorFast turns correction and grading into a simple and clear process. From subtle color enhancements to setting the mood of a scene this plugin will get the job done with relative ease. This plugin uses brand spanking new Spectra Color Isolating Technology which makes quick work of adjusting highs, mids, and shadows. The skin preservation tool assists with maintaining natural skin tones while the shape mask tool sets the mood of your video and applies colors in specified regions. All of these remarkable features combined with secondary and primary color correcting functions expedite the video editing process. If you pick this bad boy up it will definitely become your tool of choice for correction and grading.


Transitions help to move projects from one scene to another. But picking the perfect means to send the audience through the story can be difficult. Will a simple cut from one scene to another work here? What about a cross fade? What about a dissolve fade? When that perfect transition for a project doesn't exist in Pinnacle Studio the NewBlueFX line of transitions can help editors find professional alternatives to add smooth progressions to any project. The transition collection consists of 68 specialized video editing plugins and over 800 presets. The collection can be purchased as a all-in-one solution or each of the 6 transition collections can be purchased separately. The 3D Explosions collection adds high impact and energetic video transitions to productions. The 3D Transformation's unique presets categories like page turn, pizza boxes, comb, and flip add great variety to Pinnacle Studio transitions. The Art Blends collection grabs viewers attention through dynamic presets which create glow, halo, and shiny fog transitions to name a few. The Light Blends collection is filled with several stunning light transitions. The Motion Blends collection applies realistic motion transitions to any project. The Paint Blends collection places water colors, mural paintings, impressionism, sketches, and cartoon effects into the editing toolkit allowing for artistic transitions. All of the presets from each collection can be adjusted and saved as a new preset for future use. The NewBlueFX transitions will keep viewers engaged and add immediate value to any production.


Everyone wants their video to be a visually gratifying work of art. From time to time a unique look, filter, or effect is needed to create that work of art and intensify the footage in a video. Pinnacle Studio comes with some great filters and effects but sometimes you just want more. That's where the NewBlueFX Creative Effects collection comes in. The five collections incorporate hundreds of presets and over 40 plugins to take plain 'ol footage to another level. The collection can be purchased as a bundle or each of the five effect collections can be purchased separately. These plugins add an artistic touch to footage and make it simple for end users to control light rays, recreate film looks, and more. Just apply one of them to a video clip and select a preset. Each preset has parameters that can be adjusted to the users preference. Art Effects brings impressive visual detail to video clips through airbrushing, dream glows, sketches, metallic scenes and more. Film Effects uses five options (Film Camera, Film Damage, Film Look, Film Express, and Film Pro) to add imaginative professional looks to footage. Light Effects provides maximum post-production control over lighting effects via teh use of soft glows, flares, strobes, rays, sparkles, and much more. Motion Effects blurs the image, simulates earthquakes, ripples frames, and creates camera shake to add extra dimension to videos. Paint Effects turns videos into a cartoon, painting, or drawing through halo-effects, colored pencil sketches and mosaic tiles. The NewBlueFX Creative Effects plugins provide a variety of effects in simple yet deceptively powerful packages.

Video Essentials

Variety is the spice of life. The more options an editor has to repair, manipulate, adjust, create, and innovate, the more likely it is that the editor will find a solution to improve the quality of a project during post-production. Effective tools are essential to creating quality projects. End users will uncover a myriad of effective tools designed to fix, transform, and manipulate footage in the NewBlueFX Video Essentials collection. This remarkable collection of effects is made up of 70 useful plugins and hundreds of presets. Video Essentials can be purchased as a bundle or each collection can be purchased separately. Although some of the Video Essentials effects are readily available in Pinnacle Studio they add a fresh perspective and ease of use which expedites the editing process. Video Essentials I is a powerful plugin that can rescue video footage by correcting focus fixing color issues, cropping new aspect ratios. Video Essentials II provides a simple means to create vignettes, change colors in a scene, create picture-in-picture effects, and create depth of field shots. Video Essentials III assists editors with tools that map video to objects, split screens without math, improve contrast, smooth edges, spotlight an area, manage overlays, and apply selective color. Video Essentials IV facilitates the ability to turn day into night, create photo essays, create reflections, and retouch skin for a naturally smooth look. Video Essentials V gives users the power to add emphasis to footage by applying selective color, selective focus, or adding camera viewfinders and TV effects to videos. The tools in Video Essentials VI can be used to highlight sections of footage, apply chroma key, remove imperfections, align multi-track picture-in-pictures via Picture Grid, create video walls, and more. Video Essentials VII is a powerful creative and verification tool that separates images into high and low regions, incorproates multiple scopes to inspect a particular region of footage, creates pan and zoom effects, and generates gradients over alpha assets. The plugins in the Video Essentials collections facilitate the creation of visually stunning assets for any project.

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