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Test Gear 2.5.6 Update for CC 2018.2 Now Available

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We've released an update to Test Gear as version 2.5.6, resolving an issue which occurred in After Effects CC 2018.2. This issue would prevent After Effects from launching, showing an error message about a library being unavailable. There is no change in functionality with this update, but it now loads properly in AE CC 2018.2. You can download the latest installer and update your system using your current Test Gear 2.5 serial number.

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Installers Updated for Adobe CC 2017

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We've updated the Color Finesse and Test Gear installers to recognize Adobe CC 2017. You can now install and use our products with the latest software from Adobe.

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Test Gear 2.5.5 Update for Mac Now Available

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We've released an update to Test Gear as version 2.5.5, resolving an issue with After Effects 2015.3 on the Mac. This update resolves a crashing issue when launching the Test Gear Color Picker. This only occurred on Mac systems; no update to the Windows version of Test Gear is needed. You can download the latest installer and update your system using your current Test Gear 2.5 serial number.

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Synthetic Aperture Products and QuickTime for Windows

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QuickTime for Windows has been in the news since the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued Alert TA16105-A, which recommends Windows users uninstall Apple QuickTime 7 for Windows from their computers. This is due to known security issues and Apple's decision to not address them. Since some of our products make use of QuickTime for Windows, we wanted to address any concerns you might have. Color Finesse 3 Color Finesse 3 for Windows makes use of QuickTime for Windows for some user interface processing, thus requires that the QuickTime for Windows “Essentials” be installed. Because Color Finesse uses QuickTime for UI...

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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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