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Color Finesse is Not Compatible with macOS Catalina (10.15)

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As you may be aware, Apple plans to release macOS Catalina (10.15) in October 2019, an optional upgrade to their operating system. It’s important to note that Catalina is not compatible with 32-bit software (including QuickTime) which will not run on it.While the Color Finesse plug-in itself is 64-bit, the full UI is not, meaning that Color Finesse will not work on systems using Catalina as their operating system.If you rely on Color Finesse in your workflow, you should not migrate to Catalina.There is currently no schedule for any Catalina-related updates to Color Finesse.Windows users are unaffected by this issue....

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Color Finesse 3.1.0 Update Now Available

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We've released an update to Color Finesse as version 3.1.0, resolving a number of issues, including: Fixed an issue where attempting to save a reference image in the full UI could potentially crash or force you to quit the UI (Mac). Fixed an unrelated issue that would prevent saving of reference images on some systems (Win). You can download the latest installer an update your system using your current Color Finesse 3 serial number.

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Color Finesse 3.0.15 Update Now Available

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We've released an update to Color Finesse as version 3.0.15, adding support for Adobe CC 2015.3 and resolving a number of issues, including: Fixed a crashing issue when using the Simplified UI within Premiere Pro (Mac/Win). Fixed a cosmetic issue with the buttons within the Simplified UI within Premiere Pro (Mac/Win). Fixed a possible crashing issue when attempting to select a video preview device which as been disconnected (Mac). Installers updated to support Adobe CC 2015.3 (Mac/Win). You can download the latest installer an update your system using your current Color Finesse 3 serial number.

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Test Gear Installers Updated for After Effects CC 2015.3

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We've updated the installers for Test Gear 2.5.4 for compatibility with Adobe After Effects CC 2015.3. The Test Gear plug-in itself remains at version 2.5.4 so it's not necessary to download these updated installers unless you're installing Test Gear into the new After Effects CC 2015.3 release. The updated installers simply now know about the location of AE 2015.3.

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Celebrating Our Twentieth Anniversary

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When we started Synthetic Aperture back in 1996, we didn't give much thought to whether or not we'd still be at it 20 years later, but here we are! Twenty years ago it was a major accomplishment just to work with standard definition video with the 20 MHz computers of the era. We set as our company mission building tools that would optimize the video and motion graphics work being produced by artists using affordable hardware. "Helping make your work look its best" as our tag line says. We produced our first product, Video Finesse, to allow color correction and monitoring (waveform monitor,...

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