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PhotoKey 8 Pro is the fast, powerful and creative choice for green screen photography.

PhotoKey 8 Pro is the green screen software of choice for professional photographers around the world. Providing fast and powerful green screen removal as well as 250 high quality backgrounds, PhotoKey can take you and your clients to anywhere in the world, delivering professional results every time whether you’re in your studio or at a live event.


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Shooting green screen has never been easier. Includes fully automatic mode for processing thousands of images and a plug-in for integrating into your Photoshop workflow. Trusted for over 9 years and recommended by 97% of users.


  • Instant green screen removal
  • Easy background replacement
  • Rapid batch processing
  • Includes Photoshop plug‐in (CS5 & CS6, 64‐bit only)
  • Fully automated from import to export
  • Import multiple green screen photos & background images
  • Export to multiple background images
  • 250 high quality, royalty free backgrounds included
  • Advanced spill suppression and replacement technology
  • Over 30 effects and color correction filters
  • Title & caption tools
  • Add your own overlays and additional visual elements
  • Freehand mask drawing
  • Supports up to 70 megapixels
  • Free video tutorials
  • 3 concurrent activations
  • Install to Mac OS X or Windows

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What’s new in PhotoKey 8 Pro?

The latest version of PhotoKey introduces a whole range of new features as well as improving upon existing ones.

250 background images included

PhotoKey 8 Pro now contains a massive library of background images, covering all kinds of themes including Adventure, Beauty, Corporate Portrait, Gothic, London Sightseeing, Pets, Seniors, Studio Background and Urban.

Photoshop Plug‐in now supports Actions

It is now possible to record a Photoshop Action that involves the PhotoKey filter. Actions will be remembered by PhotoKey whatever settings you choose.

Automatic Skin Tones

PhotoKey 8 Pro’s Auto Skin Tones can detect faces and automatically set the White Balance to produce pleasing skin tones.

Choose your canvas

PhotoKey’s Custom Canvas is more customisable than ever, with the ability to easily input sizes in the format (inches, centimetres or pixels) you are comfortable with.

HiDPI support on Windows

PhotoKey 8 Pro fully embraces HiDPI, delivering a beautiful, high resolution interface on Windows. Now experience perfect images with PhotoKey ‐ no matter what you’re using.

2 & 4 Point Color Gradient Filters

PhotoKey 8 Pro can generate 2 or 4‐Color gradients. The colors and mixing of the colors can be changed, as can the position of the gradient points, giving you full customisation.

Drop shadows

Easily add a drop shadow to your text, in which you can change the color, transparency & offset of the shadow.

Rename layers on the Canvas

In PhotoKey 8 Pro, you can now rename foreground and background images on your main Canvas. Perfect for keeping your projects organised.

All this and more

Full product details

Plaftorm & workflow

  • Project templates or custom setup
  • EXIF color management
  • Client preview on 2nd monitor
  • Import formats: RAW, TIFF, JPEG, PNG
  • Export formats: TIFF, JPEG, PNG
  • Export to FTP server
  • Export to email
  • Purchasable brandless license of PhotoKey
  • Photoshop plugin included

Compositing & realism

  • Automatic green screen removal
  • Instant background replacement
  • Professional chroma key
  • Spill simulation pro
  • Light wrap
  • Red eye removal
  • Matte cleaning
  • Quick crop
  • Freehand masking
  • Auto Skin Tones

Batch processing

  • Import multiple foreground and background photos
  • Link to hot folder for automa c import
  • Export to multiple background variants
  • Fully automated processing from import to export

Photoshop integration

  • Layer exchange
  • Best of both worlds
  • Combine multiple green screen images
  • Record and play PhotoKey Actions with PhotoKey filter


  • Free layer positioning
  • Create additional layers
  • Add overlay graphics
  • Create text captions
  • Greeting card design aid
  • Shadow casting

Color correction

  • White balance
  • Levels / auto levels
  • Contrast / auto contrast
  • Auto Color
  • Brightness
  • Saturation
  • Color temperature
  • Color balance
  • Color balance pro
  • Hue colorize
  • Hue shift
  • Sharpen
  • Blur

Creative filters & effects

  • Bilateral blur
  • Defocus
  • Diffuse
  • Vibrance
  • Leave color
  • Half tone
  • Silhouette
  • Three strip color
  • Bleach bypass
  • Focus blur
  • Soft focus
  • Vignette
  • Tint
  • Includes 250 new backdrops


Core features

  • Instant green screen removal
  • Cutting edge green screen technology
  • Superior spill suppression technology
  • Adaptive color keying enhancements
  • Adobe Photoshop plug‐in included (CS5 & CS6, 64‐bit only)
  • Easy to use
  • Retina support for Mac, HiDPI support for Windows
  • Fully automatic batch processing
  • Export photos to multiple backgrounds
  • Handles hundreds or thousands of images
  • Hot folder support for tethered cameras
  • 3 concurrent activations
  • Over 30 effects & filters
  • Shadow casting
  • Depth of field effect
  • Email clients & publish to Facebook and Flickr
  • Includes 250 new backdrops
  • Matte & status views
  • Multiple layers & overlays
  • Text editor
  • Freehand masking
  • Color profile and EXIF support
  • Printing support
  • Helpful support & free training videos
  • Supports up to 70 megapixels
  • Cross platform (both Mac OS X & Windows)

Minimum requirements

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan or OS X 10.12 Sierra
  • 64-bit operating system
  • 550MB free hard disk space for installation
  • Internet connection is required for activation and web services
  • Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or AMD equivalent
  • 2GB RAM (4GB or more recommended)
  • Photoshop plug-in: Requires Adobe Photoshop CC2015 (64-bit only)