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Whether you’re matching existing footage or adding that warm Hollywood glow, Magic Bullet Looks 2.5 works with your favorite editor to transform the look of your footage in seconds. Use the hundreds of professionally designed presets as is, or use the Looks tools to powerfully manipulate color and light. Skin scopes make your talent look good. A new S-curve tool gives you fine contrast control, letting you “shoot flat” and apply punch in post. A new LUT tool adds BulletProof compatibility, allowing you to bring color settings from the set to your edit suite. Version 2.5 boasts major speed improvements, faster previews, and improved integration with host applications.
Free upgrade. Version 2.5 of Magic Bullet Looks is a free update for 2.0 users, with new tools and interface improvements. Download here. (Magic Bullet Looks 1.x users need to purchase the Upgrade)
It's faster. An incredible speed boost of up to 50% over Looks 2. An updated GPU engine includes support for newer chips plus systems with Intel integrated graphics, such as the MacBook Air.
New LUT Tool. Make and move color decision between apps, including our new BulletProof footage prep application.
New S-Curve tool. A simple, elegant way to "shoot flat" in Log or Pseudo-Log formats, and squeeze the maximum contrast out of your image in post.
Better host app integration. Looks now appears as a single dialog within the host app, eliminating the confusion of app switching.
Choose looks faster. Get a full-resolution preview whenever you mouse over a Look.
Reasons To Buy
Plays well with others. A new LUT tool from BulletProof, and a new code base that makes Looks run smoother, we’ve taken another step in making your favorite Red Giant apps work together.
Share looks between apps. A single version of Looks 2.5 works in most hosts, including After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Vegas Pro, Motion, and Media Composer. Now it’s easy to share presets and LUTs.
Now part of Color Suite. Looks 2.5 is available in Red Giant Color Suite, our new set of essential tools for color correction, finishing & looks. Owners of Looks get a discounted upgrade to the new Color Suite and Shooter Suite.
Start to finish. Design a look that can be used throughout post-production, from pre-vis to edit to the final master.
Huge library of presets. Our professionally designed presets will kickstart your video or film. Inspired by real-world projects and problems, and tested in commercial projects.
Sophisticated tools. Fine-tune your own Looks with Video Out preview, 3-Way color correction, selective color adjustment, S-curve contrast control, Hue/Lightness and Hue/Saturation scopes, a LUT tool, and Cosmo skin smoothing.
Use color to tell your story
Looks 2.5 has something for everyone: inspirational presets for beginning designers and hardcore tools for colorists who want to build their own looks. Use Looks to add warmth to a wedding video shot on a cloudy day or design a palette for the next Sundance original. Version 2.5 lets you import a LUT created on set in BulletProof and extend it with additional Looks tools such as diffusion, vignette, or shutter streaks.
New tools make sharing easier
Looks lets you define the style of your video or film. Transform raw footage from your camera with a few clicks to make it look its best. We've added helpful tools from the Color Suite family like the new LUT tool taken from LUT Buddy and a brand new S-Curve tool for managing contrast. Once you’ve modified a preset from our comprehensive library, you can easily share it -- just email it to a colleague.
Blistering speeds and under-the-hood improvements
The same powerful tools as Looks 2, now up to 50% faster, thanks to enhanced CPU/GPU handling that optimizes performance. The Looks engine now supports even the Intel integrated graphics processor on a MacBook Air, while users on high-end workstations will notice more dramatic improvements. Video Out adds an interactive preview on external devices such as those from Black Magic or AJA.