Exr-IO is a free 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.
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.
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 objects, billions of uncompressed colors. Each and every shade, reflection and shadow of your 3D work can be now accessed and retouched. Exr-IO 2 lets you edit images in Photoshop like in full-featured video-compositing software!
This free Photoshop plugin 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