• 294 different color and black & white still photographic film stocks, motion picture films stocks, and historical photographic processes
  • 89 color grading presets from Academy Award-nominated movies including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Apocalypse Now, Blade Runner, Back to the Future, Frankenstein, Gone with the Wind, King Kong, Saving Private Ryan, and Titanic
  • 68 stylized color and black & white looks


  • 331 optical lens flare presets organized into Anamorphic, Circular, Polygons, Star, Starburst, and Stylized categories
  • 193 different lighting gels to colorize your images
  • Gobo library for lighting effects includes 751 gobos categorized into Abstract, Doors, Elements, Foliage, Snowflakes, Textures, and Windows groups


  • Compositing tricks and techniques
  • Effectively composite fire, explosions, and smoke
  • Edge tools to color correct or blur the composite's edge
  • Proprietary matte generation
  • Matte manipulation using shrink, grow, blur, and wrap functions


  • Create mattes from blue, green, any color screen using the zMatte keyer
  • Multiple matte creation
  • Matte shrink, blur and wrap functions
  • DV and HD deartifacting
  • Sophisticated color correction and suppression
  • Light wrapping
  • Edge tools to color correct or blur only the edge
  • Integrated transform controls
  • Screen smoothing for unevenly lit blue and green screens


DFT is comprised of the following filters:

Ambient LightBlack and WhiteBleach Bypass
BlurBordersCartoonCenter Spot
Chroma BandsChromatic AberrationColor Correct
Color GradientColor InfraredColorize GradientColor Shadow
Color SpotCross ProcessingDay for Night
DeNoiseDepth of FieldDetailDevelop
DiffusionDotDouble FogDual Gradient
EnhancingEye LightFan RaysFilm Stocks
Glow DarksGlow EdgesGrainGrunge
Harris ShutterHazeHigh ContrastHot Spot
Ice HalosInfraredKelvinKey Light
Lens DistortionLens FlareLight
LooksLow ContrastMatchMist
Multi-StarND GradientNetNight Vision
PencilPhotographicPolarizerPrinter Points
Rack FocusRadial ExposureRadial StreaksRadial Tint
RainbowRandom SpikesRaysReflector
ReLightSelective Color CorrectSelective SaturationSepia
Shadows/HighlightsSkin ToneSilk
SkySoft LightSpikesSpiral Rays
Split FieldSplit ToneStarStreaks
Three StripTintTone AdjustTwo Strip
VignetteWater DropletsWide Angle Lensand X -Ray.



  • Color management using ICC profiles
  • Exchangeable Image File Format (Exif)
  • Camera RAW, TIFF, JPEG as well as Kodak Cineon and DPX file formats
  • Mac Retina Display Support
  • 8, 16, 32 bit image processing
  • Multi-processor acceleration
  • GPU acceleration

Host Applications:

  • Adobe After Effects CS5 and up
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and up
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Apple Motion 5
  • Avid Editing Systems (64 Bit versions only)
  • Assimilate Scratch v8 and up
  • Black Magic Resolve v11 and up
  • Sony Catalyst Edit 2015 and up
  • The Foundry's Nuke v8 and up
  • Vegas Pro v13 and up


  • Dual Core Intel or AMD processor
  • Windows 7 64 bit and up
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • 1GB of available disk space for caching and temporary files
  • Three-button mouse or Wacom tablet


  • 64 bit Intel processors
  • Mac OSX 10.9 and up
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • 1GB of available disk space for caching and temporary files
  • Three-button mouse or Wacom tablet

Recommended Graphics Cards:

  • NVIDIA GTX 460 or better
  • AMD Radeon 57xx series or better
  • OpenCL 1.0 capable graphic card
  • 1GB of graphics memory


Looking for Digital Film Tools for Photos or Tiffen DFX? DFT is now part of the Boris FX family and we have rebranded our tools for photography as Boris FX Optics.

Optics 2021 adds 75 filters from the award-winning Sapphire video collection, bringing top Hollywood feature film lighting effects and looks to Photoshop and Lightroom. If you are a legacy DFT or Tiffen DFX owner and have upgrade questions, please feel free to contact our sales team. We are here to help!