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When I am previewing footage in Premiere with the timeline preview window, the colors are much more saturated than when it has been exported. Is there any reason for this/how can it be fixed?
What are you viewing the exported file in? Some media players such as VLC and Quicktime do not display the image accurately. I recommend dragging the exported footage into the same premiere timeline and seeing if it matches.
January 12, 2015 at 6:17AM
I've been using the spacebar preview on Mac.
January 12, 2015 at 8:37AM
And to what did you export it?
Is it just saturation?
Or did the gamma shift, making the colors look washed out because white is darker and black is lighter?
January 12, 2015 at 11:47AM
Brilliant: a downvote for asking about the symptoms to be able to give a good anwser...
January 20, 2015 at 11:58PM
I exported to ProRes LT and H.264. It may have been a gamma shift.
January 13, 2015 at 8:34AM
Is there any way to solve this?
January 15, 2015 at 5:21PM
Here is a great videocopilot tutorial about fiing the gamma-shift:http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2008/06/fix-quicktime-gamma-shift/
I use Quicktime Pro to fix my h.264 files as well. Works great. It's just annoying that it has to be done.
January 20, 2015 at 11:55PM
Export a few formats and compare.
January 19, 2015 at 9:14AM, Edited January 19, 9:14AM