Essentials Volume 1

Enhance Details, Boost Colors and More

Enhance Object Details

Increase the amount of detail and sharpness in your footage.

Inspect Your Footage

Region Scope makes it easy to quickly zoom in and inspect aspects of your video.

Adjust Contrast Levels

Boost your video's vibrance by selecting a variety of preset contrast values.

Essentials Volume 1 Includes

You'll find a wide variety of effects in Essentials Volume 1. Take a look at each in action.

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Essentials Volume 1

Essentials 3 Volume 1 delivers 8 tools that quickly enhance details, boost colors, remove image noise and more.


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Part of the Essentials Ultimate Bundle

Get Volume 1 along with other time-saving plugins
when you purchase the Essentials Ultimate Bundle.

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Blog Posts About Essentials Volume 1

Read more about Volume 1 in this selection of blog posts.

Top 5 GoPro Tips for Content Creators

Ever since GoPro made them popular, content creators have used them in everything from vlogging to extreme action sports.
Odds are that by now you have one laying around, even if you’re not an extreme sports athlete. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the best GoPro tips to get the most out of your action camera.

Stabilizer Shaky Footage Fix Tutorial
Quickly Fix Your Shaky Footage with Stabilizer

Stabilizer is one of our favorite plugins in the Essentials 3 Ultimate bundle because it allows you to quickly remove jittery and unwanted camera movement from your footage. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how easy it is to take a hand held shot and turn it into a smooth, steadicam-like shot in under 3 minutes.

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Powerful Time Saving Tools for Everyday Editing

Wishing you had a set of tools that quickly fixed your most common editing challenges? Well, the search is over. Essentials 3 Ultimate delivers the quick fixes you need for everyday issues like distracting camera flashes, video stabilization, lens distortion and much more. With 275 presets in 24 workflow-optimizing plugins, see why this tool is trusted by thousands of editors.

Product Compatibility

Recommended System Requirements

2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD)

2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM or greater recommended for HD)

400 MB minimum 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 10.10 (Yosemite)

Microsoft® Windows® 7 or later

Supports 64-bit video editing applications only

Hosting Compatibility

NewBlue Titler Pro 2+  NewBlue Titler Pro 2+
Magix Vegas Pro 10+  Magix Vegas Pro 10+ (64-bit OpenX)
Magix Video Pro X & Vegas Movie Studio  Magix Video Pro X & Vegas Movie Studio
Black Magic DaVinci Resolve 11+   Black Magic DaVinci Resolve 11+
Adobe Premiere CS6/6.5, CC   Adobe Premiere CS6/6.5, CC
Adobe After Effects 5.5+   Adobe After Effects CS6/CC or later
Apple Final Cut Pro X   Apple Final Cut Pro X
Avid Media Composer & Symphony 6+   Avid Media Composer & Symphony 6+
Grass Valley EDIUS 7 & 8   Grass Valley EDIUS 7 & 8