Marietta, Georgia – CHV-Electronics, Inc., software developer since 2002 of special video effect plugins for Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and Motion, is pleased to announce the release of the brand new plugin package Key Pro V1.0.
Key Pro is developed to fulfill all greenscreen / bluescreen related tasks with just a few simple steps. The plugin package is based on a new 3D color space technology, designed to create the most precise results.
Independent beta testers confirmed that Key Pro is the most advanced keying plugin package for Final Cut Studio and Final Cut Express.
The new plugin package Key Pro includes 5 plugins:
Based on a newly developed 3D color space algorithm, Key is able to key precisely all sorts of green and blue screens, as well as other colored screens. Key includes a highly sophisticated spill processor to make it possible to key and despill in just one step and can also produce black and white alpha masks.
Shadow Key is a much needed plugin. It is currently the only plugin on the market that can create a perfect key by leaving the shadow of the actors intact. This enables you to key the foreground without losing the shadow. The shadow will appear superimposed on the new background.
Effectively remove all unwanted light spill from the keyed object without creating colored fringes on the edges.
Correct green/blue screen problems and create a perfect flat background. All shadows and imperfections of the screen will be removed.
Ambient Spill adds the last piece of realism to the scene by intentionally spilling light from the background on top of the keyed object. This step connects the keyed foreground to the background, creating stunning realistic results.
Additional features of Key Pro include :
Color Offset: The Color Shift correction function enables the user to compensate for any color channel offset created by various video compression formats.
Color channel correction and noise reduction: Key Pro automatically compensates for problems related to low resolution color channels and highly compressed video streams.
Shrink keyed border: The keyer is able to shrink and sharpen the border of the keyed mask if the green/blue screen was setup incorrectly or the footage is of poor quality. This function makes it possible to compensate for even the worst shooting mistakes.
Key Pro is an Add-On plugin package for CHV QC Integration FX. QC Integration FX is an easy to use user friendly plugin platform for plugins created with Apple’s Quartz Composer technology. It is sufficient to have the demo version of QC Integration FX installed. Key Pro can be purchased individually and runs fully functional without a watermark on the demo version of QC Integration FX.
Key Pro runs on all PowerPC and Intel Mac computers on OSX 10.4 (Tiger), OSX 10.5 (Leopard) and OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) that are qualified to run Final Cut Pro 5, 6 and 7, Final Cut Express 4 or Motion.
All plugin packages from CHV-Electronics are GPU-accelerated, using the full power of the installed graphics adapter for direct feedback and fast rendering.
Pricing: Key Pro is priced at $ 95.00
The plugin platform QC Integration FX does not need to be purchased to run Key Pro.
Updates: Future updates will be free of charge and can be downloaded directly from CHV’s website.
Download: A fully functional watermarked demo version is available for download on our website in the Download section.