Tiffen Dfx Video/Film Plug-in v4.0

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Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite is the definitive set of digital optical filters for professional photographers

Simulating 2,000+ popular award-winning Tiffen glass filters, specialized lenses, optical lab processes, film grain, exacting color correction, plus natural light and photographic effects, the Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite is the definitive set of digital optical filters for professional photographers, top motion picture filmmakers, video editors, and visual effects artists around the world.


Tiffen Dfx Video/Film Feature Highlights

  • 131 individual filters
  • Thousands of customizable presets
  • Simulation of Tiffen glass camera filters, specialized lenses, optical lab processes, film grain, exacting color correction as well as natural light and photographic effects
  • Presets for 288 different color and black and white still photographic film stocks, motion picture film stocks and historical photographic processes
  • Rosco and GamColor Gel libraries
  • Rosco and Gam Gobo libraries for lighting effects
  • 8, 16, 32 bit image processing
  • Multi-processor acceleration
  • GPU acceleration

New in Tiffen Dfx Version 4.0

Select from a variety of different pre-made borders or create your own.

Converts the image into a cartoon.

Colorize Gradient
Using multiple colors, Colorize Gradient colorizes the image according to the image’s brightness values.

Detail presents a new technique for performing selective sharpening, detail enhancement and edge aware smoothing.

Provides useful developing controls for globally adjusting the color and tonal scale of your images.

Adds film dirt, hair, scratches, stains, splotches, vignetting and grain as well as gate weave and flicker on video/film hosts--all to make your pristine image look like damaged film.

Harris Shutter
Invented by Robert S. “Bob” Harris of Kodak, the Harris Shutter was originally a strip device with three color filters used for making color photographs with the different primary color layers exposed in separate time intervals in succession. Our digital version of the Harris Shutter uses separate images for the red, green and blue channels. In the case of a time interval between images used for the red, green and blue channels, this will generate a rainbow of color around any object that moves within the frame.

Converts the image into pastel artwork.

Pearlescent® / Black Pearlescent®
Creates a subtle new look with a slight softening of contrast and a luxurious pearlescent halo around highlights. This filter aids cinematographers in taking the edge off the image from modern lenses and cameras, especially with 4K acquisition sensors.

Black Pearlescent® offers all the benefits of the Pearlescent® filter in a more subtle form. Highlight flares are controlled and contrast is lowered for a more delicate effect.

Radial Tint
Tints the image using multi-color, radially graduated filters.

Satin® / Black Satin®
Designed with modern digital lenses and camera sensors specifically in mind to enhance the natural beauty of talent with minimal signs of filtration. This filter gently adds a minimal flare to highlights and reduces contrast while suppressing facial blemishes and wrinkles.

Black Satin® offers all the benefits of the Satin® filter in a more subtle form. This filter gently controls highlights, reduces contrast and adds a grittier look than regular satin filters, while suppressing facial blemishes and wrinkles.

Tone Adjust
Tone Adjust approximates the appearance of high dynamic range images by adjusting the tonal values. Specifically, detail is recovered

Full Tiffen Dfx Filter List

Ambient Light, Black and White, Black Diffusion/FX®, Black Pearlescent®, Black Pro- Mist®, Black Satin®, Bleach Bypass, Blur, Borders, Bronze Glimmerglass®, Cartoon, Center Spot, Chromatic Aberration, Close-Up Lens, Color Compensating, Color Conversion, Color Correct, Color-Grad®, Color Infrared, Colorize Gradient, Color Shadow, Color Spot, Cool Pro-Mist®, Cross Processing, Day for Night, DeBand, DeBlock, DeFog, DeFringe, DeNoise, Depth of Field, Detail, Develop, Diffusion, Dot, Double Fog, Dual Grad, Edge Glow, Enhancing, Eye Light, Film Stocks, Flag, FL-B/D®, Flashing, Fog, F-Stop, Gels, Glimmerglass®, Glow, Glow Darks, Gold Diffusion/FX®, Gold Reflector, Grain, Grunge, Halo, Harris Shutter, Haze, HDTV/FX®, High Contrast, HFX® Star, Ice Halos, Infrared, Kelvin, Key Light, Lens Distortion, Light, Light Balancing, Low Contrast, Match, ND-Grad, Night Vision, Nude/FX®, Overexpose, Ozone, Pastel, Pearlescent®, Pencil, Photographic, Polarizer, Printer Points, Pro-Mist®, Rack Focus, Radial Exposure, Radial Tint, Rainbow, Rays, ReLight, Satin®, Selective Color Correct, Selective Saturation, Sepia, Sky, Silver Reflector, Smoque®, Soft Contrast, Soft/FX®, Soft Light, Split Field, Split Tone, Streaks, Sunset/Twilight, Telecine, Temperature, Texture, Three Strip, Tint, Tone Adjust, Two Strip, Ultra Contrast, Vari-Star, Vignette, 812® Warming, Warm Black Pro-Mist®, Warm Center Spot, Warm Polarizer, Warm Pro-Mist®, Warm Soft/FX®, Water Droplets, Wide Angle Lens, and XRay.

Host Applications for Dfx Film/Video

  • Adobe After Effects CS5 and up (Including CC 2015)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and up (Including CC 2015)
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.1.1 and up
  • Apple Motion 5.1 and up
  • Avid Editing Systems (64 Bit versions only)


  • Dual Core Intel or AMD processor
  • Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 7 64 bit
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB or more recommended)
  • 1GB of available disk space for caching and temporary files
  • Three-button mouse or Wacom tablet


  • 64 bit Intel processors
  • Mac OSX 10.7 and above
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB or more recommended)
  • 1GB of available disk space for caching and temporary files
  • Three-button mouse or Wacom tablet

Recommended Graphics Cards

  • NVIDIA GTX 460 or better
  • AMD Radeon 57xx series or better
  • OpenCL 1.0 capable graphic card
  • 1GB of graphics memory
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Customer Reviews

Fast and Superb!

I ve been working with Tiffen Filters for a long time know and am surprised how well and fast the digital software works! A Must Have!

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

By: Andreas Hofmarcher
Date: July 08, 2014

Nikc Miller Review at Microfilmmaker

Review from Nikc Miller, published at Here's an excerpt: "Tiffen’s new suite DFX 3, which promised to be: “A powerful and robust video and still image editing effects suite,” turned out to be an awesome tool for creating really awesome looks and one that deserves a closer look by all non-linear editors. Although this package was new to me, this particular update promises to differ from previous versions with enhanced multi-processor acceleration for faster renders and more than 10 brand-new filters for optical effects."

Would you recommend this product to a colleague? Yes

Date: April 03, 2012

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