Getting to Know RED Workflow

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RED RAW R3D Compatible NLEs

The most commonly used non-linear editor (NLE) systems are AVID®, Final Cut Pro® X, Adobe Premiere® Pro, and DaVinci® Resolve®. Other NLEs support R3D® files as well. Check the file format compatibility on the respective software’s website.


What is a Look?

A Look is made up of the following settings:

  • Color Space and Gamma Space
  • Color Temperature
  • Tint
  • ISO
  • FLUT
  • Shadow
  • Saturation
  • Contrast
  • Brightness
  • Exposure
  • Red/Green/Blue channel gain
  • Curves
  • Lift, Gamma, Gain

A Look is configured either in-camera in Menu > Settings > Look or in REDCINE-X PRO® in the Looks panel.

For more information, go to the REDCINE-X PRO Operation Guide.


Where can I download sample R3D footage?

To download sample R3D® footage, go to the Sample R3D Files page.


Does RED provide 3D LUT support?

Yes, for cameras with the MONSTRO, HELIUM, GEMINI, DRAGON, and DRAGON-X sensors. 

Using 3D LUTs with EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON cameras requires the REDCAST™ Module. For more information about using 3D LUTs and supported 3D LUT formats, go to the REDCAST Module Operation Guide.

For more information about using 3D LUTs and supported 3D LUT formats, download the corresponding operation guide for your camera.

For more information about post production with 3D LUTs, go to the REDCINE-X PRO Operation Guide.


How much hard drive space do I need for editing R3D footage?

RED provides several CINEPHOTOGRAPHY® tools for calculating recording times of usable storage space based on your chosen camera settings.

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