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To configure gamma conversions, select the video final gamma in the gamma out option, and activate the gamma conversion.The gamma conversion can be fine tuned with the highlights, midtones, shadows and exposure correction filters. When converting to or from Rec.709 gamma, some conversions may render upper levels out of range, this is mathematically correct, but the video may be improved by keeping these levels, in this case you can select Rec.709 Tonemapped instead of Rec.709.
Before starting the installation, close both Premiere Pro and After Effects.After double clicking on the installer, the installation folder can be selected, the support files will be installed in this folder, by default the Windows Program Files folder is selected:
Next, the plugin installation folder can be selected. By default the plugin is installed in the detected Adobe plugins folder, this will install the plugin for both Premiere Pro and After Effects. If you want to change the default installation folder, select it by clicking in Browse button:
The plugin is located in the Video Effects panel, under Acrovid folder.You can add GCconv as other plugins by dragging it to the selected video.
GCconv can be easily configured.First, select the source video gamma and color space, both source gamma and color space must be set.The gamma and color space conversions can be activated separately.In the convert gamma section can be activated a gamma conversion to the selected gamma, or a direct SDR/HDR conversion.Both gamma and SDR/HDR conversions can be adjusted using the highlights, midtones shadows and exposure correction filters.To perform a color space conversion, select a color space an activate the conversion.
How to configure gamma conversions
How to configure color space conversions
To configure color space conversions, select the color space out, and activate the color space conversion.The color conversion strength default value is 100, this is the normal value for conversions. When converting wide color spaces like Rec.2020 to Rec.709 , the conversion may be improved by selecting Rec.709 Tonemapped.
To convert a video gamma from SDR to HDR , select a SDR to HDR PQ conversion in 500, 800, 1000, 2000, 3000 or 4000 nits.Then activate the SDR/HDR conversions.The conversion can be fine tuned with the highlights, midtones and shadows filters. To also convert the color space, activate a color space conversion, for example Rec.709 to Rec.2020.
How to configure HDR to SDR conversions
To convert a video gamma from HDR to SDR , select a HDR PQ to SDR conversion according with the source video nits.Then activate the SDR/HDR conversions.The conversion can be fine tuned with the highlights, midtones and shadows filters. To also convert the color space, activate a color space conversion, for example Rec.2020 to Rec.709.
To convert a video gamma from HDR PQ to HLG , select a HDR PQ to HLG conversion according with the source video nits.Or to convert a HLG video to HDR PQ, select a HLG to HDR PQ conversion in 500, 800, 1000, 2000, 3000 or 4000 nits.Then activate the SDR/HDR conversions.The conversion can be fine tuned with the highlights, midtones and shadows filters. To also convert the color space, activate a color space conversion.