What is Scopo Gigio?
Scopo Gigio is a full-featured video waveform monitor and vectorscope plugin for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects. It emulates most of the features you'd find in a hardware-based waveform monitor / vectorscope combo, at a small fraction of the cost.
Why do I need Scopo Gigio?
Anyone who creates graphics for broadcast video ought to have a waveform monitor and vectorscope. The color spectrum of broadcast video is much smaller than that of a computer, and it's very easy to create graphics on a computer with colors far outside the legal broadcast range. Scopo Gigio lets you monitor your video levels quickly and easily.
What broadcast systems does Scopo Gigio support?
Scopo Gigio works with both NTSC and PAL video, in both standard definition (ITU-601) and high-definition (SMPTE-274M) color spaces.
How is Scopo Gigio implemented?
In Photoshop, you select Scopo Gigio from the Filter menu. In After Effects, Scopo Gigio is a floating palette you select from the Window menu.
What's new in Scopo Gigio CS5?
Scopo Gigio CS5 has been rewritten to support 64-bit mode in both After Effects CS5 or higher and Photoshop CS5 or higher, and also works in the 32-bit edition of Photoshop CS5.
What are Scopo Gigio's system requirements?
Scopo Gigio CS5 PS requires Adobe Photoshop CS5 or higher as its host program, and Scopo Gigio CS5 AE requires Adobe After Effects CS5 or higher as its host. On the Macintosh, you'll need OS X v.10.5.7 or higher. On Windows, you'll need Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 for the Photoshop edition, and a 64-bit version of Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 for the After Effects edition.
What does Scopo Gigio cost, and how can I purchase it?
Scopo Gigio CS5 costs $125 for any one of its four versions (Photoshop for Mac, Photoshop for Windows, After Effects for Mac, or After Effects for Windows). Bundled discounts for multiple versions of the software are available, as are site licenses. For existing Scopo Gigio users, upgrades to the CS5 version are available for $60. Please visit our online store
for complete ordering information.
How can I download a demo copy of Scopo Gigio?
You can find demo versions of Scopo Gigio on our support page
. The demo version of Scopo Gigio is functionally identical to the release version, except for the large logo superimposed over the center of the scopes.