Color Grading and Special Effects

This is an innovative and industry first function to apply color corrections, color grading, special effects, color mode simulations to the PDF links. There are more than 500 built-in presets available with Imposition Studio. You may use multiple options to achieve thousands of different effects.


Appearance :  Brilliant 6

Enhance image appearance by applying presets with different image parameters and its variations.

Appearance :  Dynamic 6

Enhance image appearance by applying presets with different image parameters and its variations.

Appearance :  Vivid 6

Enhance image appearance by applying presets with different image parameters and its variations.

Brightness :  -5

Allows to control brightness in small plus or minus increments.

Contrast :  +20

Allows to control contrast in small plus or minus increments.

Saturation :  +3

Allows to control saturation in small plus or minus increments.

Lightness :  +6

Allows to control lightness in small plus or minus increments.

Contrast Curve :  +2

Allows to control contrast in small plus or minus increments using a different algorithm.

Gamma :  +2

Allows to control gamma in small plus or minus increments.

Shadows :  -3

Allows to control the density of shadow areas in small plus or minus increments.

Midtones :  +3

Allows to control the density of mid-tone areas in small plus or minus increments.

Highlights :  -3

Allows to control the density of highlight areas in small plus or minus increments.

Chroma :  +10

Allows to control chromatic values in small plus or minus increments.

Hue :  Green

Allows to shift the hues to selected colors using different color presets.

Color Cast : Yellow High

Allows to apply or remove color cast using different color presets.

Monotone : Purple Iris

Apply single color tone effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Dye : Green Pea

Apply single color tone effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Ink : Blue Royal Dark

Apply single color tone effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Dualtone : Gray Blue

Apply two color tone effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Neon : Burgundy

Apply multi color neon color tone effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Photo Filter : Blue

Apply single color tone photo filter effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Palette : Matrix

Apply color grading pallets used in popular movies.

Posters : Orange

Apply poster effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Flood : Orange

Apply color flood effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Pastel : Blues

Apply pastel color effects to the PDF using different color presets.

Threshold Ink : Purple Iris

Apply special effects using the threshold filter to the PDF using different color presets.

Threshold Solid : Orange

Apply special effects using different threshold filter to the PDF using different color presets.

Black & White : Normal

Apply black and white monotone effects using different threshold values.

Grayscale : Density 80

Apply grayscale effects to the PDF using different density levels.


Note :  You may use ‘Create Grading & Effect Mockups..’ menu from ‘File’ menu to output multiple PDF files using different grading profiles you selected.




Color Grading & Special Effects List 

• Appearance - Brilliant 1 to 20

• Appearance - Dynamic 1 to 20

• Appearance - Vivid 1 to 20


• Brightness +20 to -20


• Lightness +20 to -20


• Saturation +20 to -20

• Saturation - Blues +5 to -5

• Saturation - Greens +5 to -5

• Saturation - Reds +5 to -5

• Saturation - Yellows +5 to -5


• Chroma +20 to -20


• Contrast +100 to -50

• Contrast Curve +5 to -5


• Shadows +5 to -5


• Midtones +5 to -5


• Highlights +5 to -5


• Gamma +5 to -5


• Grayscale

• Grayscale - Midtones +4 to -4

• Grayscale - Density 90 to 50


• Black And White

• Black And White - Dark

• Black And White - Light


• Monotone - Blue Cobalt

• Monotone - Blue Midnight

• Monotone - Blue Navy

• Monotone - Blue Oxford

• Monotone - Green Olive

• Monotone - Green

• Monotone - Khaki

• Monotone - Metal Bronze

• Monotone - Metal Copper

• Monotone - Metal Gold

• Monotone - Metal Silver

• Monotone - Orange

• Monotone - Pink

• Monotone - Purple Indigo

• Monotone - Purple Iris

• Monotone - Purple Tyrian

• Monotone - Purple

• Monotone - Red

• Monotone - Rosewood

• Monotone - Sepia Brown

• Monotone - Sepia

• Monotone - Violet Russian

• Monotone - Violet

• Monotone - Yellow Ochre


• Dual-tone - Copper Green

• Dual-tone - Gold Blue

• Dual-tone - Gold Green Olive

• Dual-tone - Gold Green

• Dual-tone - Gold Purple

• Dual-tone - Gray Blue

• Dual-tone - Gray Champagne

• Dual-tone - Gray Green

• Dual-tone - Gray Orange

• Dual-tone - Gray Purple Iris

• Dual-tone - Gray Red


• Hue - Blue Green

• Hue - Blue Violet

• Hue - Blue

• Hue - Green

• Hue - Orange

• Hue - Red Orange

• Hue - Red Violet

• Hue - Red

• Hue - Violet

• Hue - Yellow Green

• Hue - Yellow Orange

• Hue - Yellow


• Dye - Antique Bronze

• Dye - Army Green

• Dye - Banana

• Dye - Bistre

• Dye - Black Chocolate

• Dye - Black Coral

• Dye - Black Olive

• Dye - Blue Azure

• Dye - Blue Cambridge

• Dye - Blue Columbia

• Dye - Blue Royal

• Dye - Blue Turquoise

• Dye - Blue

• Dye - Cadet

• Dye - Cafe Noir

• Dye - Canary

• Dye - Charcoal

• Dye - Coffee

• Dye - Copper

• Dye - Cyan

• Dye - Denim

• Dye - Drab

• Dye - Dragon Fruit

• Dye - Gray Cool

• Dye - Green Acid

• Dye - Green Apple

• Dye - Green Avocado

• Dye - Green Citron

• Dye - Green Emerald

• Dye - Green Grape

• Dye - Green Olive

• Dye - Green Pea

• Dye - Khaki

• Dye - Lava

• Dye - Magenta

• Dye - Orange

• Dye - Pink

• Dye - Purple

• Dye - Red

• Dye - Sepia

• Dye - Slate

• Dye - Yellow Turmeric

• Dye - Yellow


• Ink - Blue

• Ink - Blue Cerulean

• Ink - Blue Dark

• Ink - Blue Dioxazine

• Ink - Blue Midnight

• Ink - Blue Navy

• Ink - Blue Oxford

• Ink - Blue Prussian

• Ink - Blue Royal Dark

• Ink - Blue Royal

• Ink - Brown Dark

• Ink - Burnt Umber

• Ink - Choco Milk

• Ink - Crimson

• Ink - Elderberry

• Ink - Green Brunswick

• Ink - Green Cucumber

• Ink - Green Grass

• Ink - Green Hunter

• Ink - Green Kelp Dark

• Ink - Green Leaf Oak

• Ink - Green Leaf Rhubarb

• Ink - Green Leaf Zucchini

• Ink - Green Malachite

• Ink - Green Olive Drab

• Ink - Green Olive

• Ink - Green Pthalo

• Ink - Green Sea Dark

• Ink - Madras

• Ink - Maroon

• Ink - Orange

• Ink - Pink

• Ink - Purple Bean

• Ink - Purple Dark

• Ink - Purple Iris

• Ink - Purple Tyrian

• Ink - Purple

• Ink - Red Blood

• Ink - Red Plum

• Ink - Russian Violet

• Ink - Sepia

• Ink - Violet Amethyst

• Ink - Violet

• Ink - Walnut Brown


• Neon - Blue Cobalt

• Neon - Blue Sky

• Neon - Blue

• Neon - Burgundy

• Neon - Canary

• Neon - Cinder

• Neon - Copper

• Neon - Cornflower

• Neon - Green

• Neon - Lemon

• Neon - Mustard

• Neon - Olive

• Neon - Orange

• Neon - Pink

• Neon - Purple Iris

• Neon - Purple

• Neon - Red

• Neon - Tangerine

• Neon - Turquoise

• Neon - Xanadu


• Pastel - Blues

• Pastel - Greens

• Pastel - Oranges

• Pastel - Reds

• Pastel - Violets

• Pastel - Yellows


• Photo Filter - Blue

• Photo Filter - Cyan

• Photo Filter - Green

• Photo Filter - Magenta

• Photo Filter - Orange

• Photo Filter - Red

• Photo Filter - Violet

• Photo Filter - Yellow


• Flood - Cyan

• Flood - Green

• Flood - Magenta

• Flood - Orange

• Flood - Red


• Poster - Blue

• Poster - Cinnamon

• Poster - Comic

• Poster - Cyan

• Poster - Gold

• Poster - Gray

• Poster - Green

• Poster - Olive

• Poster - Orange

• Poster - Painting

• Poster - Red

• Poster - Violet Russian

• Poster - Violet


• Palette - Amelie

• Palette - Children of Men

• Palette - Dark Knight

• Palette - Frozen

• Palette - Kill Bill

• Palette - Lion King

• Palette - Martian

• Palette - Matrix

• Palette - Moonrise Kingdom

• Palette - Revenant

• Palette - Royal Tenenbaums

• Palette - Schindlers List

• Palette - Titanic

• Palette - Traffic


• Threshold - • Ink - Brown Dark

• Threshold - • Ink - Black

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Cerulean

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Cobalt

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Dark

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Navy

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Prussian

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Royal Dark

• Threshold - • Ink - Blue Royal

• Threshold - • Ink - Burgundy

• Threshold - • Ink - Charcoal

• Threshold - • Ink - Chocolate Milk

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Cucumber

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Dark

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Forest

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Hunter

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Kelp

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Malachite

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Oak

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Olive Drab

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Rhubarb

• Threshold - • Ink - Green Teal

• Threshold - • Ink - Indigo

• Threshold - • Ink - Madras

• Threshold - • Ink - Maroon

• Threshold - • Ink - Ochre

• Threshold - • Ink - Pink

• Threshold - • Ink - Plum

• Threshold - • Ink - Purple Iris

• Threshold - • Ink - Purple Tyrian

• Threshold - • Ink - Purple

• Threshold - • Ink - Red Blood

• Threshold - • Ink - Red

• Threshold - • Ink - Violet Russian

• Threshold - • Ink - Violet


• Threshold - Solid - Blue

• Threshold - Solid - Gray

• Threshold - Solid - Green

• Threshold - Solid - Orange

• Threshold - Solid - Pink

• Threshold - Solid - Red


• Cast - Blue High

• Cast - Blue

• Cast - Cool 80

• Cast - Cool 82

• Cast - Cool High 80

• Cast - Cool High 82

• Cast - Cyan High

• Cast - Cyan

• Cast - Green High

• Cast - Green

• Cast - Magenta High

• Cast - Magenta

• Cast - Red High

• Cast - Red

• Cast - Warm 81

• Cast - Warm 85

• Cast - Warm High 81

• Cast - Warm High 85

• Cast - Yellow High

• Cast - Yellow