Color Wheels in Final Cut Pro X – What’s Changed

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What’s new with the color wheels in FCPX 10.4.1?

1.  It seems to be for the better, as they to now follow the lift/gamma/gain (LGG) correction model.

With the release of FCPX 10.4.1 this April, Apple engineers have changed the way the color wheels tool behaves. Corrections now correspond to the behavior that everyone accepts as standard LGG functionality.

Oliver also explains what happens with the color controls when you open a project created under 10.4.

One important thing to note is that existing FCPX Libraries created or promoted under 10.4 will now be promoted again when opened in 10.4.1. In order that your color wheel corrections don’t change to something unexpected when promoted, Projects in these Libraries will behave according to the previous FCPX 10.4 color model.

This article is very informative for anyone doing color correction in FCPX 10.4.1.

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