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NewBlue ColorFast 2
NewBlue ColorFast 2

Video Color Correction Without the Complexity

ColorFast streamlines both color correction and color grading in one simple workflow. Use one of the 65 presets or create your own look from scratch. Perform primary color correction with easy to use controls or bring out the full potential of your clips using deep color grading options.


ColorFast 2 is all about getting the most out of your footage. It features over 40 new preset looks, expanded controls over exposure, brightness and more, plus new skin and shape mask blending options, region scopes, as well as the new White Tweak, Hue and Output Correction controls. It’s the precise control you’ve always needed in a familiar interface.

Over 60 Preset Looks to Discover

Leverage more than 60 included presets for quick and professional movie looks ranging from old school classics to modern stylized film. Pick a look and use it as a starting point or create your own and save it for future projects.

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Protect Your Skin Tones and Isolate Regions

Apply a color mask to easily shield skin tones and specific colors from secondary corrections or apply a shape mask to isolate regions of your footage. Plus, with the new blend controls, you can easily control the opacity of your masks to get the perfect balance.

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newbluefx colorfast color balanceGet Powerful Color Balance

Quickly correct color balance in your image with ColorFast’s powerful white balance algorithm. And with the new White Tweak control you can get true white balance even if you don’t have white in your image.

newblue colorfasgt secondary color correctionSimplify Your Secondary Color Correction

ColorFast’s secondary color correction controls allow you to quickly view and adjust your image’s highlights, midtones and shadows for precise grading. And the increased correction ranges allow you to apply a wider range of luminance values to your project.

newblue colorfast region scopesMonitor Your Colors Every Step of the Way

The new built-in scopes help you inspect your color levels with Vector, RGP Parade, Waveform and Histogram scopes in real time. Now it’s easy to monitor your entire composition or select a specific region for precise level readings.

Colorfast 2 Features

Colorfast 2 includes a range of features that help you achieve your vision while increasing your productivity. See the full list below.

  • White Tweak – NEW – Adjust color tones between warm and cool to fine tune your white balance correction.
  • Hue Control – NEW – Transform your image’s hue value across the spectrum.
  • Region Scopes – NEW –  Built-in video scopes help you visualize and stay within your desired color range. Measure the whole picture or select a specific portion for precise scope readings with an on-screen indicator.
  • Expanded Highs, Mids, and Shadows – NEW –  Increased correction ranges in the Level controls, allowing for positive or negative luminance values in the highlight, shadow and midtone areas.
  • Skin Mask Blend Option – NEW – Blend control allows you to reduce the impact and adjust the transparency of the skin mask.
  • Shape Mask Blend Option – NEW – Control the strength of how much the mask is applied by adjusting opacity.
  • Expanded Exposure Range – NEW – More control over exposure correction with greater range.
  • Expanded Brightness Range – NEW – Push brightness adjustments further for more flexibility with an expanded range of brightness values.
  • Output Correction Section – NEW – Additional Output Correction allows final Exposure, Saturation and Brightness tweaks for a polished end result.
  • 40+ Preset Looks – NEW – Explore the range of 65 preset looks to give you everything from classic film to modern cinematic stylings in an instant.
  • White Balance – Achieve true results with a powerful algorithm, regardless of lighting conditions.
  • Skin Preservation Mask – Maintain true skin tones while exercising creative freedoms elsewhere.
  • Shape Mask – Create a 4-point shape mask and isolate regions of your image for added control
  • Push-pull Couple Control – Establishing the relationship between mid-range and high-range color corrections is always a difficult balancing act. Editors continual “push” and “pull” values until they get the look they want. ColorFast’s push-pull couple control reduces these steps into one elegant control.
  • Spectra Color Isolating Technology – ColorFast allows you to use custom Low, Mid, High (Lift, Gamma, Gain) range definitions so that you can precisely isolate luminance regions for specific adjustments.
  • Primary Color Correction – Adjust your total image for accurate contrast, color, and tone.
  • Secondary Color Correction – Fine-tune your creative look with isolated color adjustments.
  • Brightness – Control the higher end of the luminance curve without affecting black levels.
  • Film Gamma – Simulate film by widening the contrast range without crushing whites or blacks in the process.
  • Saturation – Add or reduce color intensity from B/W through full legal color limits.
  • GPU Acceleration – Leverage the power of your graphics card to achieve up to 6x faster render speeds.
  • Native Interface – Work within the familiar interface of your video editing application and leverage the effect chain flexibility of your plugin workflow.

Preset Examples

Yellow and Green

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Grade your next film for a crisp and thrilling look


The Era

newbluefx colorfast the era preset

Set the mood of your next documentary



newbluefx colorfast glam preset

Bring back some glamorous rock-n-roll looks


ColorFast: Primary Correction | Tutorial


ColorFast: Secondary Correction | Tutorial


ColorFast: Skin and Shape Masks | Tutorial


ColorFast Webinar: Color Reinvented – Part 1


ColorFast Webinar: Color Reinvented – Part 2


ColorFast Webinar: Color Reinvented – Part 3


60 Second Studio | Episode 24 | ColorFast

Recommended System Requirements

  • 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD)
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM or greater recommended for HD)
  • 250 MB hard-disk space for installation
  • OpenGL 2.1-capable graphics card and minimum 256MB VRAM
  • 512MB VRAM or higher recommended for HD
  • Mac OS X v 10.6.8, v10.7.2 or later
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 3 or later), Vista® (SP 2 or later), Windows 7 or later
  • Supports 64-bit video editing applications only

Hosting Compatibility

  • Sony Vegas Pro 10+ (64-bit OpenX)
  • Black Magic DaVinci Resolve 11+
  • Adobe Premiere CS6/6.5, CC
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Media Composer & Symphony 6+
  • Grass Valley EDIUS 7 & 8
  • Adobe After Effects 5.0+

NewBlueFX Filters 5 Overview

This Filters 5 Overview will walk you through all of the new updates and new effects available in Filters 5 Ultimate.


In Depth: 8 Plug-ins for White Balancing Footage in Final Cut Pro X

White should look white, not peach, pink, or baby blue. White balancing footage will help your video look natural by looking at the color temperature in your shot and setting an accurate white, removing any unnatural color cast. Here are 8 tools for white balancing your footage in Final Cut Pro.


NewBlueFX Filters: ColorFast: Skin and Shape Masks

Shahriar Rahman shows you how to use the skin and shape masks within Filters ColorFast.


NewBlueFX Filters: ColorFast: Secondary Correction

Shahriar Rahman shows you how to use the secondary correction in ColorFast to change only a portion of a shot.


NewBlueFX Filters: ColorFast

Ian Stark shows you how to use the skin preservation feature in ColorFast from the Filters collection.