Convert a CUBE file into a PNG file, using FREE software!

I like Premiere Pro CC, the application is for video editing and it has an intuitive tool, Lumetri Color, for post processing, I like the fact that I can create a standard LUT profile from the Lumetri Color effect, you might not know that but you can actually export all your changes into a LUT profile (.CUBE extension), just right click at the top of Lumetri Color tab and you will see the export option. After you have the LUT profile you can use it in other applications but some of them only support PNG file, is possible to save your LUT as PNG file but I don’t want to buy Photoshop CC to do that! Even Lightroom CC doesn’t have support for LUT (I don’t know about Lightroom CC Classic).

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What is color correction and color grading?

Color correction

Color correction is the technique of changing a color into another color, and color grading is actually the same things.

From what I learned, color correction is mostly referred to white balancing, the technique of correcting the white in your video with the real white we saw in real life, when light go inside the camera’s lens it gets easily blended with all the artificial lights around it, so for example if you record in some interior with yellow lights, the main tone will be yellowish in the final video, not only artificial lights but also the sun light can change the white color perceived by the camera sensor. The white tint can be fixed during recording at some degrees, using the white balance function integrated in your camera but if you keep the white balance at a fixed preset, it should be corrected later in post with an application that have color grading tools.

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