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RED Camera Plug-ins

Updates to support the latest RED EPIC digital cinema cameras

RED™ provides a state-of-the-art digital video camera for the high-end professional video market. To add support for the latest firmware updates from RED, Adobe has developed a special software plug-ins. Preview release currently available on Adobe Labs include the RED EPIC® Importer Plug-in for Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 (CS5.5) and the RED Camera Plug-in for CS6.

RED EPIC Importer Plugin for CS5.5

The RED EPIC Importer preview release updates the RED support in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS5.5, After Effects® CS5.5 and Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5 to support the latest Firmware for RED EPIC and RED Scarlet digital cinema cameras.

Features

  • The ability to rotate and flip footage based on the camera orientation flag in R3D metadata
  • R3D Source Settings dialog now supports Echo port in Premiere Pro
  • Increased size of RED R3D Source Settings dialog on larger monitors
  • HDR Track selection and HDR Blend support

Note: This download is only for Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, After Effects CS5.5 and Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5. The importer has been integrated into the CS6 versions of the products. Thus there is no need for this plug-in for CS6.

RED Camera Plug-in for CS6

The RED Plug-in for CS6 updates the RED support in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, After Effects CS6, Adobe Media Encoder CS6, Prelude™ CS6, and Encore® CS6 for the latest Color Science and Firmware for RED Digital Cinema Cameras. This download is not compatible with any CS5.5 or earlier product releases.

Features

  • Support for RedColor3, RedGamma3, and Magic Motion
  • Removes the need to conform audio on RED files
  • Stability fixes for large RED projects on a Mac

Visit RED.com for more technical specifications on RED products.

Getting Started

Follow these steps to get started with RED Camera Plug-ins:

  1. Make sure you have the appropriate Adobe software installed
  2. Make sure you have installed the latest updates for your version of Adobe software by (a) launching any of the applications and going to the Help menu and selecting “Updates” or (b) manually downloading updates for the appropriate product.
  3. Download the desired RED Camera Plug-ins for either Mac or Windows
  4. Decompress the RED EPIC Importer archive and follow the appropriate installation instructions.
  5. After installation is complete, launch your Adobe application and import RED media.
  6. Ask questions or share your feedback in the RED Camera Plug-ins forum

    Please note that your submission of comments, ideas, feature requests and techniques on this and other Adobe maintained forums, as well as Adobe's right to use such materials, is governed by the Adobe.com Terms of Use.

Community

Below you'll find references and links to help you participate in the RED Camera community.

Online Forum

Ask questions and discuss ideas with other RED Camera Plug-ins users in the Labs forum.

Visit the RED Camera Plug-ins discussion forum

Please note that your submission of comments, ideas, feature requests and techniques on this and other Adobe maintained forums, as well as Adobe's right to use such materials, is governed by the Adobe.com Terms of Use.

RED.com

The following community resources from RED help support RED EPIC and other digital cinema cameras from RED.

Resources

If you want to learn more about releases on Labs as well as other Adobe technologies, visiting a user group or connecting with an Adobe Community Professional is a great place to start.

Product Details

Documentation

RED Camera Plug-in for CS6

RED EPIC Importer for CS5.5

FAQ

What is RED?
RED provides a state-of-the-art digital video camera for the high-end professional video market.
What is RED EPIC?
RED EPIC is one of the video camera offerings for the high-end professional video market.
What does the RED EPIC Importer provide?
The RED EPIC Importer preview release updates the RED support in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, After Effects CS5.5, and Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5 to support the latest Firmware for RED EPIC and RED Scarlet digital cinema cameras. It supports clips captured with the RED EPIC 5K-Mysterium sensor and a 27 layer ASIC which enables captures of up to 120 frames per second at 14MP.
Can I use the CS6 plug-in with CS5.5 and can I use the CS5.5 plug-in with CS6?
No. The plug-ins were developed for their specific versions of the software. The CS6 plug-in will not work with CS5.5. The CS5.5 plug-in technology is already part of the CS6 shipping product so the plug-in is not needed.
Do I need to be running on a 64-Bit operating system?
Yes. Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and After Effects CS6 have been written to support only the 64-Bit architecture on Windows and OSX.
Where can I learn more about RED cameras?
RED has information for all their professional video products at www.red.com.
Where can I download a trial version of CS6?
You can download free Adobe product trials from Adobe.com.

System Requirements

RED Camera Plug-in for CS6

  • Adobe Software: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, Adobe Media Encoder CS6, After Effects CS6, Prelude CS6, or Encore CS6 installed. You can download free Adobe product trials from Adobe.com. The following platform system requirements also apply.
  • Mac: OSX 10.6.8 or 10.7
  • Windows: Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64-bit)

RED EPIC Importer Plug-in for CS5.5

  • Adobe Software: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, After Effects CS5.5 and Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5. The following platform system requirements also apply.
  • Mac: Mac OS X 10.6
  • Windows: Windows 7, 64-bit (Vista, 64-bit also supported, but Windows 7 recommended)

Release Notes

This RED Camera Plug-ins include prerelease software and is designed for evaluation purposes only. The technology is not final; but, many portions of the technology are fully implemented and ready for you to try and discuss.

See the documentation listing for appropriate installation instructions

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