One of the most useful tools for exposure monitoring and shot matching.
Bring your camera tool to the post-processing environment!

  • Compatibility:
  • macOS 10.11 & later
  • Windows 7 & later

Available for various platforms including OpenFX hosts:DaVinci Resolve, Scratch, Nuke, Sony Vegas Pro as well as Adobe CC: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Photoshop and Affinity Photo.

GPU acceleration, Scale overlay and LUT export

Use the benefit of GPU acceleration and work in real-time on DaVinci Resolve and Assimilate Scratch. Export your fine-tuned False Color overlay as 3D LUT and use in your camera monitor on set!

New features included in version 3.0:

  • Work in real-time
  • Customize your False Color ranges and export as 3D LUT
  • 13 high quality and accurate presets
  • Position the scale reference anywhere in your workspace area

3D LUT Export

Adjust the preset exactly the way you want and export the overlay as 3D LUT! Then you can use it in your monitor on set with the exact same overlay you used for the pre-production prep.

Supported platforms: Adobe CC (Premiere Pro & After Effects), any OpenFX host including DaVinci Resolve, SCRATCH, NuKe and Sony Vegas Pro.

GPU Acceleration

OpenFX version now uses GPU card to do the processing. This means that the plugin runs in real-time and doesn't slow down the process.

Currently supported platforms: DaVinci Resolve and SCRATCH.

Adobe supports GPU acceleration as well but it's hardware specific - Adobe host will handle the processing.

Scale Overlay

In the OpenFX version there is additional mode for the scale display: overlay. In this mode the scale is rendered in a different layer on top of the viewer and can be moved around in the workspace. It doesn't obstruct the picture and can be positioned properly when transform the image in the viewer (zoom in, etc).

Supported platforms: DaVinci Resolve


More customization options such as: grayscale ranges, custom transitions between colors (sharp, smooth), variable number of ranges up to 15!

The presets available in version 2.0 got updated and now are much more accurate. There are also a few completely new presets such as SmallHD (for DPx devices) and Zacuto.

Supported platforms: all.

ACES support

While ACES color science is not directly supported in the plugin, DaVinci Resolve features a set of built-in plugins that make it simple.


Saturation Mode

More accurate saturation calculation and new preset called "Saturation" that displays the ranges more clearly.

Now it's not only exposure matching tool - make sure the saturation matches from shot to shot.

Additional products

Remote False color app

Have an immediate exposure reference always in sight! No need to switch the plugin on and off. Use Remote FalseColor and place the preview on the second monitor.

  • Available for:
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • PremierePro

Remote False Color supports

Dual Screen

Remote False Color runs independently so this means that you can move the window anywhere you want. You can use your second or third monitor and have the exposure monitor always in sight. Itconnects to the False Color plugin applied within Resolve and when the external monitoring is enabled then the False Color overlay within the grading software disappears not to obscure the grading workspace.


When Remote False Color connects to the OFX host (DaVinci Resolve) the preset is controlled from within the plugin settings. If the video input device is used the menu option gets activated and allows the user to select the overlay preset.

Video Input Devices

It is possible to monitor direct input video signal. If the video device installed in the computer is supported by the OS driver then it will be displayed in the combo box.

Download Remote False Color

Buy as a bundle

Check out the pricing or download the FREE trial version now! Remote False Color is sold as a bundle together with OpenFX plugin or in the full bundle including all the False Color plugins for all the platforms.

  • Buy plugin for:
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • or
  • PremierePro


There a couple of limitations when using Remote False Color app.Because we are getting the signal from the OFX plugin the below conditions must be met:

  • Caching disabled
  • Proxy Mode off

Buy Remote only

Get standalone Remote to display False Color outsideof Resolve:

Also, one of the limitations is that you won't get 100% playback synchronization. It's close and certainly enough for working with the footage, but it's not ideal for continuous playback.

Standalone app

Browse through image files and apply the False Color overlay on the fly. Manage presets, exchange the overlay with False Color plugins for almost all platforms!

More info


David Kramer

Such a great tool! I am using the plugin with Resolve Live as well as Resolve in normal mode. I am able to watch live cable TV routed to my capture card via HDMI. The False Colors are applied to a node in live mode. Then I am using the freeze and capture tools in Resolve Live to grab stills into my timeline for analyzing and comparing exposure zones with other clips later. Watching movies with False Colors has been a great teaching tool! I can now copy looks from movies and apply them to my BlackMagic camera footage much easier than before.

Tyler Bailey

Incredible tool. If you want to grow as a colorist or have a better understanding of how proper exposure looks on your image or others, get this plugin. It's well worth the money, plays back on GPU so you can view in realtime and now transmits the false color overlay to a secondary monitor. I've now run a separate display with this plugin for every project since and it has excelled in performance and functionality. Since version 3 release, there has already been a couple updates so there is a lot of care and attention going into this plugin. I've had personal contact with them and they are very receptive to feedback and improvements. Expecting more great things to come, I'm sure!

Timothy Cook

This plug-in is perfect for getting real time exposure information for every part of the image. I also had a scaling issue with the remote viewer, something to do with the new iMacs and the retina algorithm used. I emailed Tomas and he promptly replied back, saying he would look into it. I figured a week or so for a fix to come down the line, with in 45 mins he emailed back telling me to upload the new firmware he just uploaded to the site (ver.3.4), and Baaam it was fixed! Great program and the developer is obviously concerned with it's performance. Thanks again!

Scott Leslie

This plug is very helpful. I discovered it by watching the LensProToGo YouTube blog on false color.In preparation for DP'ing a feature, I used the plugin in DaVinci Resolve. I was concerned about the best ratios for exposing a night scene, so I imported a bunch of still from films that were similar to what I was trying to accomplish and through the false color information from the plugin, I was able to see the lighting ratios used. My Zucuto Gratical HD EVF can display false color so I was able to apply the information learned to my shoot.Note that you do need to apply a Rec709 LUT to your EVF/monitor to see judge the false color information.A great tool to have in your DP preproduction toolkit!

Freddy Rodriguez

I shoot using a SmallHD monitor with false color mode along with my BMPCC. To be able to drop my footage onto my timeline and set your False Color Plugin to the same colors as my SmallHD is GENIUS! I use it on every project to help me be consistent in my style. I have it on Davinci Resolve as well as Sony Vegas Pro 13. You guys rock!


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  • 13 built-in presets
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  • 3D LUT export
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