A free, extensive and precise OpenEXR image reader and writer for Adobe Photoshop.
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Exr-IO

Exr-IO is a free, extensive and precise OpenEXR image format reader and writer for Adobe Photoshop. It imports all image channels from OpenEXR file into separate Photoshop layers. Unlike existing solutions, Exr-IO supports all latest OpenEXR standards and specifications.

 

AutoLayerMaks Script production boost

Free AutoLayerMasks Script for Photoshop After the great successes of Exr-IO V2 and the ability to import Cryptomatte layers, many artist asked for assistance in applying the masks in Photoshop in more convenient way. We have therefore coded a script which...

Exr-IO 2.01 Update

Following the major release of Exr-IO 2 with Cryptomatte support our team has promptly received a huge amount of praise and, as expected, feature requests. We have implemented the most requested quality-of-life features in an update to make handling of data easier and...

Exr-IO 2.00

Digital art editing solution for 2020Kirlian Camera for Photoshop artists Exr-IO 2.00 is a kind of digital Kirlian camera for imaginative artists. You can see things that were hidden from you all the time:Cryptomatte passes which generate automatically masks for your...

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What is Exr-IO?

Exr-IO is an Adobe Photoshop plugin that loads and saves OpenEXR images. It is a robust and exact solution for dealing with multi-layer EXR pictures: Exr-IO loads all image channels from OpenEXR files into separate Photoshop layers, while preserving exact values, transparencies and dimensions. Features like Cryptomatte and mapmaps and ripmas are supported.

Exr-IO supports all latest OpenEXR standards and specifications.

Advantages of Exr-IO compositing

For years Photoshop artists have envied those doing professional compositing in Fusion and Nuke. The Photoshop handicap of not being able to extract the individual layers, high quality details and bit depths from EXR files was an everlasting fog of war in the workflow.
With Exr-IO artists now have limitless access to all image channels coming from the 3D department or special camera formats.
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Exr-IO Features

Exr-IO Features

Exr-IO supports all OpenEXR features and provides workflow optimizations for Photoshop:
• Open and save all channels of the OpenEXR file
• Support for Photoshop layer features like blending and opacity
• Cryptomatte support
• Reading and writing of mipmaps and ripmaps
• Deep data sample import
• Accurate support for chromaticities and color formats
• Support for OpenEXR display window specification
• Extensive load and save options
• Adobe Photoshop 32 and 64 bit versions support (Windows)
• Free of charge
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