Essentials Volume 3

Remove Blemishes, Optimize Colors and More

Correct White Balance

Change white balance and add film gamma to fix white balance issues.

Selectively Sharpen Details

Boost details in your video by selecting a color region and boosting its contrast values.

Fix Skin Imperfections

Remove blemishes and wrinkles from your subject while preserving natural skin tone.

Essentials Volume 3 Includes

You'll find a wide variety of effects in Essentials Volume 3. Take a look at each in action.

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Essentials Volume 3

Essentials 3, Volume 3 delivers 8 versatile editing tools built to soften wrinkles and remove blemishes, optimize color & contrast, fine-tune luminance and more.

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Part of the Essentials 3 Ultimate Bundle

Get Essentials 3, Volume 3 along with other time-saving plugins
when you purchase the Essentials 3 Ultimate Bundle.

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Essentials Volume 3 Tutorials

Dive deeper into what you can do with Essentials Volume 3 with these helpful tutorial videos.

Quickly Correct White Balance with Color Fixer Pro
60 Second Studio | Color Fixer Pro
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Ian Stark shows you how to use the white balance feature in Color Fixer Pro from the Essentials collection.

Primary Color Correction Example
Primary Color Correction
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In this tutorial, Shahriar Rahman shows you how to utilize ColorFast’s primary color correction.

Skin Touch Up Skin Preservation Mask
Remove Wrinkles with Skin Touch Up from NewBlueFX using Final Cut
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In this video tutorial, Ian Stark shows you how to use Video Essentials IV with Apple Final Cut Pro.

Blog Posts About Essentials Volume 3

Read more about Essentials Volume 3 in this selection of blog posts.

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Save Time with the New Essentials 5

Essentials 5 is here to help you save time with some of video editing’s most time-consuming tasks like poor lighting, shaky camera footage, wrong compositions, blemished faces, camera warp and more.

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.

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
  BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve
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