Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks v3.1.4

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Powerful looks and color correction for filmmakers

Magic Bullet Looks 3.0 is the easiest, most powerful way to make your video look great. Sporting a major update to its UI and UX, Magic Bullet Looks features 198 brand new, completely customizable presets based on popular film and TV shows. With an intuitive set of tools for creating your own color grade, you’ll understand why Magic Bullet Looks is voted the number one plug-in for professional editors, year after year.



Choose from 198 brand-new Look presets, designed to match your favorite movies and TV shows. Every preset is fully-customizable.

Alter the presets by adding or removing tools along the toolchain, or just build a look from scratch by combining any of the 41 tools.

The best color correction experience in the industry happens because of a great set of tools and a great way to use them.


  • COLORISTA - Looks gives you access to Color Wheels and much more
  • FILM STOCK - The new film tool emulates the entire photochemical process
  • SKIN - The cosmo tool makes it easy to balance skin tones and remove blemishes
  • SCOPES - Professional scopes help guide you in your color grading decisions


The Looks Library has been updated with 198 new, fully-customizable presets, designed to match the latest Hollywood films and TV shows.

Magic Bullet Looks is the most intuitive color finishing tool on the market today. Get in, choose a preset look, tweak it a bit, and get on with your workflow. Version 3.0 includes new additions like better looks management, tool presets, keyboard shortcuts and pinning tools on the toolchain when adding new looks.

Classic color scopes like RGB Parade, Slice Graph, Hue/Saturation and Hue/Lightness, are essential to protecting your color. Along with a unique Memory Colors scope for monitoring important colors, Looks helps guide you in your color correction and grading process, like nothing else.

Magic Bullet Looks has been rebuilt from scratch to completely take advantage of your graphics card’s GPU - giving you the color grading power you’ve come to expect in Magic Bullet Looks - but much, MUCH faster.

Magic Bullet Looks includes 41 tools, 9 of which are new to version 3.0. These tools go beyond the capabilities of your host application or dedicated grading software.Tools include essential color correction tools as well as beautiful camera-based effects such as Anamorphic Flare, Haze/Flare, Diffusion, Shutter Streak and more. New tools like the Color Space and Duotone give you even more control over the color grading process.

Provides the look of various film stocks. These 2 tools work together to emulate the photochemical process used in motion-picture film. 22 Negative Film Stocks and 4 print stocks are included.

Based on the incredibly popular plug-in of the same name, Mojo warms up skin tones while cooling the background. An easy way to get a customized "Blockbuster" film look.

Cosmo gives you the ability to quickly balance skin tones, reducing wrinkles and remove skin blemishes, to make your talent look their best. Cosmo make it simple to keep skin looking natural and consistent.

Magic Bullet Looks 3 includes an update to the Colorista tool. It now includes a powerful 3-way color corrector, Hue, Saturation, and Luminance control for individual colors, and a Curves control, all in one tool.

Ranged color correction for for Shadows, Midtones, Highlights, along with a Master color wheel that adjusts the whole image.

Add or remove vignetting with this new, foolproof tool. Results mimic real-world lenses, and you can optionally reposition the center of the vignette.

Import a Look Up Table created in other grading applications, and extend it with additional Looks tools. Works great with BulletProof, our on-set solution for backup, review and delivery - or with LUT Buddy, included with the Magic Bullet Suite.



Magic Bullet Looks 3.1.4

  • FIXED: Magic Bullet Looks is now compatible with Avid Media Composer 8.5 on OS X Yosemite
  • NEW: “Keyboard Shortcuts” menu item
  • NEW: ⌘T on Mac, Ctrl+T on Windows to launch Trackpad mode
  • FIXED: Magic Bullet Looks can now recognize effects applied before it (in the effects stack order) in 32bpc
  • FIXED: “Couldn’t find main entry point” error that some users were seeing.
  • NEW: Grass Valley Edius 8 Support

Magic Bullet Looks 3.1.2

  • Magic Bullet Looks will now properly display effects applied before it in After Effects.

Magic Bullet Looks 3.1.0

  • Adds support for Davinci Resolve

Magic Bullet Looks 3.0.4

Adds retina support and fixes an issue for users with non-ASCII characters in their user names.

Magic Bullet Looks 3.0.3

Improves compatibility with Waves Audio plug-ins and fixes minor bugs.

Magic Bullet Looks 3.0.2

This update includes a fix to the installer for Sony Vegas


Supported OS:

  • Mac OSX 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 (10.11 Bug Being Fixed)
  • Windows 7, 8, including Windows 10


Magic Bullet Looks runs in a variety of host applications. Each purchase and serial number allows the owner to use the product on more than one host application but only on a single computer at any one time. Except where noted, the features are the same in all systems and host applications.

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2015, CC (2014), CC, CS6
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015, CC (2014), CC, CS6
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X (10)
  • Apple Motion 5
  • Sony Vegas Pro 12, 13
  • Avid Media Composer 7.0, 8.0
  • Blackmagic Davinci Resolve 11, 12
  • Grass Valley Edius 8


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Customer Reviews

A complete visual arsenal in a single plug-in

Looks is not for every grading job, but includes all you need for any grading job. The extensive arsenal of tools makes for a one-stop shop from essentials and "wishes." Tools range from vignettes and flares to three-way color wheels and tonal correction all the way to skin softening. For creating and saving single unified looks, you can do no better. Quality and speed go hand-in-hand with excellent support from Red Giant.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Jeff Hanson
Date: April 11, 2012

Best Color Plugin for any app - especially Vegas

Every Vegas user should purchase this plugin. It simply offers so many tools not available in Vegas or any other NLE to get unique looks and solve challenging shots. The UI is unique but quick and intuitive. I've used this on everything from sexing up a boring corporate video to color correcting an entire feature film. Now that's available for 64-bit, it solved my biggest gripe - slow performance and render crashes on complex projects. While the presets are a bit over the top for most projects, they are great tool for demonstrating the many functions - don't miss the great tilt/shift, vignettes, diffusion, gradient filters, range saturation, spot exposures, tons of gamma curves, the auto shoulder tools - just to name a few. I can't imagine using Vegas without it having used it since V1.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Stephen van Vuuren
Date: April 09, 2012

User Friendly, Powerful Results, Not Exactly Tweakable

Like: Fast, Easy to Use, Many Presets to choose from for a base, many elements to choose from Don't Like: Most of the individual effects and elements aren't exactly tweak-able

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Elijah Love
Date: April 09, 2012

Not bad....not great

This is great for someone who is looking for a plug-in-play LOOK. Think of it like the Instagram of FCP/AE/Vegas/AvidMC. If you need something dirty and quick...this is your plugin. But really, most of its looks aren't particularly high quality...just tinting or overly vignetted. In FCP it isn't difficult to come up with similar looks using a few instances of the 3-Way. The interface is great...and the way they implement the custom looks...only modifying the Lens or the Film or the Subject is a great way to look at color 'grading'. But it leaves much to be desired in terms of quality...and has a tendency just to look like something has been applied to your footage rather that it IS your footage. Big difference there in audience perception.

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Maybe

By: Aaron Stewart
Date: April 09, 2012

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