Upgrade to Key and Blend for owners of the Boris Continuum Chroma Key Unit
Boris Continuum Key and Blend Unit automates the creation of precise keys with a minimal amount of adjustment. These filters strip away the complexity of chroma keying by automating matting, edge softening and refinement, and light wrapping and reflections to produce seamless composites each and every time. Editors appreciate the technology because it simplifies the keying of real-life clips, not just those shot in a controlled green screen environment. With minimal learning curve, the Boris Continuum Key and Blend Unit provides easy-to-use plug-ins that allow you to pull mattes from a variety of sources in no time at all. Key and Blend Unit includes the following BCC filters:
Linear Color Key
Linear Luma Key
Make Alpha Key
Key and Blend is plug-in for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Motion.
All filters included with Boris Continuum
Key and Blend Unit are also included in Boris Continuum Complete collection. Video tutorials for Key and Blend Unit
Chroma Key Effect with Sony Vegas Pro and Boris RED
See Boris TV 10-minute video tutorial to learn how to create a really good chroma key effects in Sony Vegas Pro using the filters included with Boris RED. No matter your original footage with the chroma background is not very good lighted.
Chroma keying filters used in this video tutorial are available alone as
Key and Blend Unit or included with collections of Boris Continuum Complete or Boris RED.
Supported Graphics Cards
Many Boris Continuum Complete filters harness the unmatched processing power of modern GPU engines to create stunning visual effects. Almost any graphics card released during the past three years will provide the features necessary to run OpenGL-accelerated Boris Continuum Complete filters. Below is a partial list of graphics cards we have tested in our labs. However, newer versions of these NVIDIA and ATI cards will also be suitable for use with Boris Continuum Complete.
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500, 1700, 1800, 3450, 3500, 3700, 3800, 4500, 4600, 5500, 5600
NVIDIA Quadro 2000, 4000, 5000
NVIDIA GeForce 6800, 7800, 7900, 7950, 8600, 8800
ATI FireGL V3300 and up, V5200 and up, V7200 and up, V8600 and up
ATI Radeon x1900, x1950
We recommend that you run the latest graphics card driver version supported by your host application.
In addition, for HD editing, we suggest a graphics card with a minimum of 512MB of RAM; 1GB of RAM would be recommended.
Founded in 1995, Boris FX is a leading developer of VFX, compositing, titling, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide, with a customer base encompassing network and broadcast television clients such as BBC, CBS, Discovery, ESPN, and Turner, post-production facilities such as The Ant Farm, Digital Kitchen, and Troika Design Group, and educational and government institutions such as Video Symphony, Columbia College, the U.S. Army, and the U.S. Air Force. The company's success lies in its ability to tightly integrate and leverage technologies through strong partnerships with industry-leading developers of video editing software and hardware including Adobe, Apple, Avid, Corel, Grass Valley, Nexidia, and Sony.
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