- RED 5.5 for Avid replaces AvidFX and now includes Green Dot (RT) effects
- RED 5.5 for Avid replaces AvidFX effects in saved Avid projects and the effects are promoted to Green Dot (RT) effects
- RED 5.5 can now be launched through Avid in "Show Browser Only" mode
- Text Tool in Composite window has been re-implemented on Mac for all supported hosts.
- Setting Comp Window Scale to “Fit” or “Stretch” is now remembered on next launch
- Improved Wacom Tablet Support
- Wacom Driver Version 6.3.7 –
- RED pens now support 2048 levels of pressure.
- RED no longer crashes when using Paint with Wacom Tablet with driver settings other than “adjust the pen pressure for compatibility with old applications that only support 1024 pressure levels.
- Improved Image File Import
- Still Images with “rotation tag” now rotate when imported into RED.
- Still Image file with the rotation tag is no longer squeezed when imported in RED on Mac.
- RED 5.5 on Windows no longer crashes when importing certain psd /Photoshop files.
- RED 5.5 is a 64 bit-only release on both Mac and Win platforms. 32 bit hosts are still supported with RED v5.4