H.264 gamma shift & washed out colors

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The root of this issue is the Quicktime’s H.264. An ongoing error/bug. Even if your rendering out an mp4 your most likely warping it about a quicklime.


The Video Card way to fix this:

  • Open your NVIDIA Control Panel
  • Under Select a Task…
  • Video > Adjust video color settings
  • 2. How do you make color adjustments?
    • Switch from “With the video player settings”
    • Switch “With NVIDIA settings”
  • Under Advanced
    • Change the Dynamic range:
      • Limited (16-235) to Full (0-255)
  • Do this for each monitor
  • Remember to Apply




Mike Oakely

Mike Oakely

Mike Oakley is a seasoned and passionate visual effects artist and supervisor that has worked on episodics, motion pictures and commercials. In his almost 17 years of experience he has had the honor of working on great projects like 2012, Under the Dome and Charmed. His energetic attitude, strong work ethic and creative insight assures projects are completed on time and exceed expectations. He enjoys changing of hats on a project to fill in gaps on a production.