Premiere Pro Effect Plugin for RTi Studios

October 2015

Software & Technologies

Xcode, C++, OpenGL, OpenCL, Premiere Pro, Video Effects, Panoramic Video


Dan’s most recent work with RTI Studios dives into custom extension development for Premiere Pro.  The effect plugin includes features for dewarping panoramic video on GPU and CPU. The project started by porting code from an existing Finalcut Pro plugin written in OpenGL. Explorations in hardware acceleration led to solutions in OpenCL.

The extension appears in the Video Effects list, with custom parameters, and a live preview:


This version was built for Mac, with an architecture ready to port to Windows. The extension is packaged into a ZXP file for easy installation with Adobe Extension Manager CC.