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Synthetic Aperture Updates Plug-ins for Adobe CC 2014



Color Finesse and Test Gear Support Adobe's Latest

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA — June 18, 2014 — Synthetic Aperture announced today that Color Finesse™ 3 and Test Gear™ 2.5 have been updated to be fully compatible with Adobe® CC 2014.

Color Finesse is a color correction plug-in for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro.

Test Gear adds test intruments including waveform monitor, vectorscope, histogram, and audio monitoring directly into the After Effects interface. Additionally, it adds a color picker and color swatch book support.

Support for Adobe CC 2014

Color Finesse has been updated to version 3.0.10 and includes compatibility changes to support Adobe CC 2014, while still maintaining compatibility back to Adobe CS3.

Test Gear remains at version 2.5.3 but includes an updated installer which recognizes CC 2014. Test Gear also maintains backwards compatibility to Adobe CS3.


Color Finesse 3.0 and Test Gear 2.5 are compatible with both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macintosh systems, running Mac OS X 10.4 and later, include 10.9 (Mavericks). For Windows users, both plug-ins are compatible with Windows XP, Vista 32/64, Windows 7 32/64, and Windows 8.x 64.

Color Finesse 3.0.10 and Test Gear 2.5.3 support Adobe After Effects CS3 through CS 2014.


Both Color Finesse 3.0.10 and Test Gear 2.5.3 are available now. Time-limited demo versions of the plug-ins are available on the Synthetic Aperture web site.

About Synthetic Aperture

Founded in 1996, Synthetic Aperture is a provider of practical tools for digital video, specializing in color correction and measurement. Synthetic Aperture publishes the Color Finesse advanced color corrector as a stand-alone application and as a plug-in for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro and Apple Final Cut Pro; Echo Fire video previewing software for Adobe After Effects and Photoshop; the Test Gear test instrument plug-in for After Effects; and the popular free utility Test Pattern Maker. More information may be found on the company's web site,

Note to editors: Color Finesse is a registered trademark and Test GearColorociterQuickGradeEcho FireLiveFireVideo FinesseSynthetic ApertureTest Pattern Maker, and Boss Backgrounds, Tasty Textures, Cool Clips are trademarks of Synthetic Aperture. Adobe and Adobe After Effects are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. AppleFinal Cut Pro, and QuickTime are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. All other products or brand names mentioned are trademarks of their respective holders.

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