First Steps

With Livegrade Pro

Welcome to the Pomfort Family!

It’s great to see you taking your workflow to the next level with Livegrade Pro. Whether you’re a first-time user or have worked with Pomfort software before - this page is for you! We’ve compiled a bunch of valuable information and helpful resources to make sure you’re supported right from the start. Simply browse the different sections and get ready for your first project!

Primary Features

We’ve summarized Livegrade Pro’s primary features and settings in a few short articles, covering everything you need to know for starting your first project.

Livegrade Pro Hardware Setup

Hardware Setup

Learn how to build a hardware setup and configure devices for use with Livegrade Pro.

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The Livegrade Pro Main Screen

The Livegrade Pro Main Screen

Take a tour of the main screen to familiarize yourself with Livegrade Pro’s User Interface and available actions.

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Color Grading in Livegrade Pro

Color Grading

The grade editor lies at the heart of Livegrade Pro as it lets you visualize the DP’s intended look with powerful real-time color grading features. Check out all available grade controls!

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Livegrade Pro Slots

Slots

The Slot User Interface lets you control connected camera sources in separate slots. Learn how to manage and record your live video signals and how to keep track of automatic and manual metadata.

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Livegrade Pro Device Manager

Device Manager

Livegrade Pro supports a wide range of cameras, LUT boxes, video I/O cards, and monitors. Learn how to connect and configure your setup using the Device Manager.

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Livegrade Pro Export

Export

Livegrade Pro allows exporting shot information into various formats, making it easy to pass on look information and metadata to other departments. Find the perfect fit for your workflow!

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Livegrade Pro Record Folder

Record Folder

Media files imported or recorded within Livegrade are stored in a designated “Record Folder”. Learn how to work with it!

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Livegrade Pro Image Viewer

Image Viewer

The Image Viewer lets you monitor and QC your grades inside of Livegrade Pro’s User Interface and includes a wide range of controls for comparing live signals with reference material. Check out all available tools!

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Knowledge Base

Access detailed documentation of all Livegrade Pro features in our Knowledge Base! Do you need more info about color grading, export opportunities or supported devices? Conveniently browse information by category or use the provided search bar.

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Videos

Are you more of a visual learner? Let these video tutorials guide you through a selection of Livegrade Pro’s main features.

Livegrade – Curves with Color Picker

The curve nodes in Livegrade and Silverstack Lab add powerful color controls to the Pomfort ecosystem and open up new creative possibilities. Grading with curves gets boosts in precision and efficiency, thanks to the color picker tool in Livegrade. This video shows how to build scene-accurate creative looks and precise secondary color corrections in no […]

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Livegrade – The Stream Deck Plugin: All Actions At Your Fingertips

Learn how to trigger Livegrade actions quickly and conveniently from Stream Deck devices without having to use a mouse or keyboard.

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Livegrade – Smart Groups: Structure Your Library

“Smart Groups” allow organizing shots quickly for flexible and efficient media management.

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Further Reading

Our editorial team constantly feeds the blog with exclusive production stories and educational articles. Check out the following pieces to start deepening your understanding of Livegrade Pro!

Building a Livegrade System – Use Cases and Configurations

Building a Livegrade System

In case you are thinking about starting live grading as part of your on-set service,…

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Auto record reference movies in Livegrade

Auto record in Livegrade

Livegrade is an on-set DIT software enabling the camera department to provide efficient on-set look…

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Color Grading Series Part 1-3 (Compilation Article)

Color Grading Series Part 1-3 (Compilation Article)

With the last update of Livegrade, numerous new features and grading controls have been added,…

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HDR Preview on Set with Livegrade – Part 1

HDR Preview on Set with Livegrade – Part 1

This is the first part of a series of articles about HDR production and the…

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Need Help?

Still got open questions? Don’t worry, we’ll sort it out together!

Our support team is here to help, so feel free to get in touch any time. Please contact us via e-mail: support@pomfort.com.

Please note: In case you think there’s something wrong with the software, it’s best to request assistance from within the software. To do so, please select “Contact Support” via the “Help” menu in Livegrade Pro.