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DxO releases FilmPack 6

Posted on Oct 20, 2021

The latest version of DxO FilmPack has arrived, offering tools to recreate vintage film styles

DxO FilmPack is designed to help users recreate the hues, saturation, contrast and grain of iconic analog films, offering up to 84 different configurations. It also includes an engaging and interactive introduction to the history of film photography which takes users through the different photographic eras, from the origins of photography through to the present day.

With DXO FilmPack 6’s unique Time Machine feature, users can discover the history of analogue photography through time by exploring fourteen different periods, each accompanied by example images of iconic sights and famous figures that have since become legendary. The photos are documented from a technical and historical perspective, and provide users with the closest possible rendering so that they can apply the same effects to their own images.

In addition to pre-existing film simulation modes, DxO FilmPack 6 offers fifteen new renderings, developed with two legendary films in mind – the EKTACHROME Professional Infrared EIR Color Slide Film from KODAK and the monochrome instant film for the Polaroid 600 camera, IMPOSSIBLE PX 600 SILVER SHADE. Other film simulation modes include seven from X-series Fujifilm digital cameras, plus six cinema renderings that recreate some of the biggest trends in cinematographic colour grading.

Not only that, but DxO FilmPack 6 offers twenty new effects that allow users to get creative with droplets and crumpled paper effects for a vintage look, or with light leak effects such as light spots, haze, and zoom, to subtly alter the colour of the image. There are also fifteen new frames available, including matte, black frame and film border, which allow you to experiment with more original finishes.

Finally, the software’s colour rendering engine has had an upgrade to feature eight channels rather than six as in previous versions, which enables more precise control over the appearance of colour. Users can carefully adjust the hue in highlights and shadows, combine colours according to their preferences, and achieve realistic split toning effects.

DxO FilmPack 6 is available now for Mac and PC through the DxO online store at the following introductory prices until 14 November 2021:

DxO FilmPack6 ESSENTIAL Edition: £48.99 instead of £75

DxO FilmPack 6 ELITE Edition: £99.99 instead of £129

For more information and to download a one-month trial version of DxO FilmPAck 6, head over to the DxO website.

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