PHYX Keyer v5

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GPU accelerated. NEW controls for FCP X. NEW Phase Keyer and SkinTools.

Meet the newest version of PHYX Keyer, PHYX Keyer 5. PHYX Keyer is a set of 10 plugins designed to give you even faster and more accurate keys than ever before.


NEW in PHYX Keyer 5:

  • Certain operations are more than 400% faster than PHYX Keyer 4, including CompositeMatcher, Edges, FastKeyer, and LightWrap.
  • FastKeyer is faster and more intuitive than previous versions, and includes a newly re-written Keying engine,
  • SkinTools includes a new skin detection method, and Skin Light is brighter and more accurate than previous versions,
  • New controls for Unpremultiply and Premultiply for increased flexibility and control, and more.

NEW in PHYX Keyer 4:

  • NEW controls for Final Cut Pro X, NEW Phase Keyer, NEW SkinTools.
  • CompositeMatcher and Despill are faster and more accurate than previous versions.
  • Chroma Reconstruction is included for keying HDSLR material without artifacts.

PHYX Keyer is a set of 10 plugins designed to give you the fastest and most accurate keys. Get perfect results faster with PHYX Keyer 4.0.


Phyx 4 Despill

Green spill can wreck any key. In fact, spill is one of the worst artifacts of the keying process, and one which most commercial keying plugins are not able to accurately handle. The revised Despill plugin completely neutralizes spill, removing the 'green halo of death' that destroys many green screen shots without color-shifting skin tones.

The photo above shows the original image, and the image processed only with Despill. Notice how the areas of excess green are neutralized. Get your spill under control with Despill.



Phyx 4 difference keyer


Have you ever wanted to key without a green screen? DiffKeyer keys the difference between two shots. So if you shoot a background, then an actor in front of that same foreground, you can key-out the actor like magic. No green screen needed. Make keying simple with DiffKeyer.



Have you ever noticed jagged or 'extra' edges around keyed talent ? Edges gives you a flexible toolset to smooth jagged edges, and further refine them, giving more natural realistic keys. Live on the edge with Edges.



FastKeyer is a 'lite' version of several other plugins put together into one simple easy package. It is so simple, well-lit greenscreen footage can be completely keyed without touching FastKeyer's controls. It contains mini-versions of Dspill, Composite Matcher, and LightWrap for the fastest realism unmatched by any other keying system. Go faster with FastKeyer.


Phyx 4 keyer


6 keying engines inside one plugin to give you the power and flexibility to tackle any keying project. The revolutionary NEW Phase Keyer gives unmatched flexibility and power for keying screens which are not perfectly green or blue, while adding Alpha Fill control. Luma keys ? You have talent in front of a white background and need to key them fast ? No problem. Greenscreen ? We have 4 keying engines that can tackle green or blue screens shot in any format. Unlock your potential with Keyer.




Do you want realistic keys ? Matching lighting is essential. LightWrap gives you the ability to blend the background light over the foreground giving you the ultimate blended look. Wrap-up your keys with LightWrap.



Do you want to combine mutiple mattes to create the perfect one ? MatteFuse gives you powerful tools to combine up to 8 mattes, inverted or straight. Blend your perfect matte with MatteFuse.




Uneven greenscreen lighting can cause a number of problems, including the need to animate masks around your moving keyed objects, animating key parameters, and more. ScreenCorrector makes it easy to achieve a smooth greenscreen, making the keying process faster, easier, and better. Get correct with ScreenCorrector.



NEW SkinTools adds skin correction and relighting tools. Smooth-out uneven complexions (acne, skin redness, etc.), and Re-light skin with any color of light. Add a warm glow, cool cast, or ominous light to get the perfect look. Give your keys the final touch with SkinTools.

Composite Matcher

Have you ever noticed that the lighting on greenscreen talent doesn't match the lighting of the background ? The revised CompositeMatcher color-matches the foreground to the background more accurately than before, blending the images together for absolute realism. Get matched with CompositeMatcher.

This product requires Noise Industries FxFactory to run (Free Download).

Please refer to the FxFactory page for updated system requirements.  FXFactory Pro is a paid version with the same system requirements as the free version.

Please Note: This product works exclusively in Final Cut Pro.


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Customer Reviews

Earns the Microfilmmaker Magazine's Award of Superiority

I have been editing this somewhat high profile piece for some time, and the mattes were not always lit properly. I had tried several different solutions including Keylight. For some of these shots, I was just unable to pull a good key, and thought I was going to have to resort to rotoscoping. Luckily, PHYX saved the shots relatively quickly, and allowed me to cut a quick trailer for the producer who was hounding me for weeks.

Read the full review of Phyx Keyer 1.0 by A.J. Wedding at Microfilmmaker Magazine, March 1, 2010.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Jeremy Hanke
Date: April 04, 2012

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