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FXHome Photokey 8 Pro (Download)

SKU: 314106


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FXHome PhotoKey 8 Pro - The world's leading green screen software. Use PhotoKey 8 Pro on its own, or as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CC.

Whether an event photographer, studio owner, seasoned freelancer or just starting out; PhotoKey 8 Pro is the must have tool for every image maker. Using the stand alone product or the powerful Photoshop Plugin, photographers can add extra fun and excitement to family photo sessions, create breathtaking wedding portraits on a client's big day and 'wow' customers at corporate events.

Featuring the most powerful automatic chroma key tool available, PhotoKey 8 Pro instantly analyzes and removes the green screen before replacing it with a new background, allowing you to easily create stunning composites to a high professional standard. Layers and overlay functions help create beautiful and unique images whilst a vast selection of artistic filters provide total creative control. Powerful batch exporting tools allow you to create workflows for intimate studio shoots to major liveevents.

FXHome PhotoKey 8 Pro can be installed and activated on 3 computers.

FXHome Photokey 8 Pro – Key Features:

Compositing & realism

  • Automatic green screen removal. The green screen is removed instantly from your photos and replaced with a new background. You can then fine tune the results or simply export the finished image. It's a super fast workflow.
  • Instant background replacement. PhotoKey automatically removes the green screen and composites your subject onto the new background, so that you can focus on your photography.
  • Professional chroma key. The advanced chroma key filter includes professional green screen removal and matte cleaning features with fine detail control.
  • Luminance key. Create a realistic matte effect based on the luminosity of your source data. Useful for cutting objects out from white or black backgrounds and ideal for smoke, fire and transparent objects. No green screen required.
  • Remove color matting. Works hand-in-hand with the Luminance key to improve the appearance of cutouts to remove dark or bright edging.
  • Spill simulation pro. Remove unwanted green spill light from your subject and replace it with natural ambient lighting simulated from your new background. Ultimate realism every time.
  • Light wrap. Essential for realistic composites with bright backgrounds, light wrap allows some of the ambience from the background to bloom naturally onto the foreground.
  • Red eye removal. Avoid flash reflections with the integrated red eye removal.
  • Matte cleaning. Create the perfect key with a versatile toolkit of matte cleaning tools, from UV and alpha blurs to erode and edge recovery.
  • Quick crop. If your framing includes visible lights, equipment or the edges of the green screen, easily hide them using the integrated crop tool.
  • Freehand masking. There's always the possibility of a client wearing a green item of clothing. PhotoKey's masking features ensure that this is never a problem.
  • Blend modes & transparency. Blend modes change the way layers react with each other as they are composited.

Batch processing

  • Process multiple foreground images. Import as many foreground images as you want. You can process them individually, or batch process entire groups.
  • Choose from multiple backgrounds. Import multiple backgrounds to try out different combinations.
  • Quick jump to backgrounds. PhotoKey 8 Pro makes it easy to find your backdrops by remembering your folder locations and featuring a dedicated button to your included 250 background images.
  • Link to hot folder for automatic import. Set up your camera to save photos to a specific folder on your computer and PhotoKey will automatically import and process the images as soon as they are available.
  • Export to multiple background variants. Each photo can be exported to several background variations, giving your clients more choice without giving you more work.
  • Fully automated processing from import to export. Combining the hot folder feature with batch exporting and FTP upload provides a fully automated workflow. PhotoKey 8 Pro automatically processes your photos and exports the finished images.

Photoshop integration

  • Layer exchange. Send your Photoshop layers direct to PhotoKey for a super-fast, integrated workflow.
  • Best of both worlds. Combine PhotoKey's advanced green screen removal with Photoshop's extensive layering and brush features.
  • Combine multiple green screen images. Multiple individual green screen photographs can be easily combined in a single Photoshop project, enabling more complex compositions.
  • Action compatible. The PhotoKey 8 Pro plug-in is compatible with Photoshop Actions, improving your productivity by recording complex operations and automating your workflow.


  • Free layer positioning. Re-frame your foreground and background to create new compositions. Change from a portrait image to landscape, or from a wide to a close-up.
  • Create additional layers. Create deep composites with additional elements in front and behind your foreground.
  • Add overlay graphics. It's easy to add a logo, frame, border, watermark or other element on top of your main image using the overlay system.
  • Create text captions. Add captions and titles to your images inside PhotoKey - now including new drop shadows.
  • Shadow casting. Automatically generate a drop or perspective shadow cast onto your background.
  • Greeting card design aid. Design your own greeting cards with PhotoKey's simple visual design aid.

Color correction

  • Auto enhance. Easy one-click color, contrast and levels fixes.
  • White balance. Easily resolve white balance issues by defining the white point.
  • Auto skin tones. Detect faces and automatically set the white balance to produce pleasing skin tones with minimal effort.
  • Levels. Adjust the levels of your foreground and background.
  • Contrast / auto contrast. Tweak the appearance of your foreground and background.
  • Brightness, Saturation & Contrast. Automatically correct problems with color in your images.
  • Color temperature. Warm up or cool down your images.
  • Color balance pro. Adjust color balance without affecting luminance.
  • Hue colorize. Quickly tint your images.
  • Hue shift. Shift the entire color spectrum.
  • Sharpen. Bring out the definition in your photographs.
  • Blur. Soften the image - very useful for creating soft backgrounds.

Creative filters & effects

  • 2-Point Color Gradient. Create a simple color gradient. The start and end points can be positioned and customized.
  • 4-Point Color Gradient. Generate a 4-color gradient with adjustable color blocks.
  • Bilateral blur. Effective for smoothing textures while retaining fine edge detail.
  • Color vibrance. Increase the intensity of the most muted colors, while leaving your already well-saturated colors alone.
  • Defocus. Blurs and adds bloom to the image.
  • Duo tone. Superimpose one contrasting color halftone over another color halftone. Made popular by Spotify.
  • Diffuse. Create a soft look.
  • Vibrance. Enhance local contrast, saturation and sharpness to add punch to your images.
  • Leave color. Create dynamic splashes of a single color or hide a specific color.
  • Half tone. Create stylish half tone effects, perfect for newspaper print and pop art visuals.
  • Silhouette. Generate a quick, solid color silhouette of your foreground.
  • Three strip color. Recreate the classic Technicolor-style look from early color cinema.
  • Bleach bypass. Instantly create a distinctive, high contrast look. Perfect for gritty and urban-styled images.
  • Focus blur. Blur the image while retaining an in-focus area.
  • Soft focus. Add a soft focus look to your finished image.
  • Tint. Give your images a distinctive color palette, from sepia to platinum.
  • Vignette. Apply fully customizable vignette framing to your image.
  • Vignette Exposure. Instead of applying an overlay, this vignette effect adjusts the exposure of the edges of the frame for a subtler and more natural result.

System Requirements:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, OS X 10.10 Yosemite or OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • 64-bit operating system
  • 550MB free hard disk space for installation
  • Internet connection is required for activation and web services
  • Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or AMD equivalent
  • 2GB RAM (4GB or more recommended)
  • Photoshop plug-in: Requires Adobe Photoshop CC2015 (64-bit only)