© Forge & Morrow for Optus
© Forge & Morrow for Optus

Professional Image Sequence Viewer & Player


Designed for fast, smooth playback of high resolution image sequences.


Create multi-layered compositions and make changes in real-time.


Adjust and grade colors on individual layers or adjustment layers. Apply 3D LUTs for color accurate workflows.


Collaborate across remote teams with intuitive markup & annotation tools.


Flexible command-line and scripting controls to integrate into any pipeline.


Work seamlessly in high dynamic range and output to industry standard formats.

Pdplayer has been a great addition to our pipeline. It’s insanely fast to load image sequences, has a logical layer system, and useful controls for managing and tweaking every step.

Kevin Margo, VFX Supervisor, Blur Studio


High resolution playback

Work with HD, 2K and 4K resolutions in real-time.

Layered sequences

Create sequences with an unlimited number of layers, arranged on an infinite workspace.

Quick composites

Composite layers quickly and easily in Pdplayer and export to Adobe After Effects or the The Foundry's NUKE for final output.

Quick color corrects

Fine tune exposure, color balance, and layer blending modes quickly and easily. Add an Adjustment Layer to apply corrections to multiple layers.

High dynamic range

Preserve super bright image details using industry standard 32-bit file formats – OpenEXR, HDR, RLA/RPF, TIFF, DPX and CIN.

Lookup tables

Apply 3D LUTs for accurate color playback.

Multichannel OpenEXRs

Extract and composite layers from multichannel OpenEXR and VRIMG files.

Stereoscopic playback

View anaglyph and interlaced stereo sequences. Automatically create stereo compositions from detected footage.

On-set keying & grading

Key, composite and grade live on set and in real time.

Broadcast monitor output

View sequences on external devices like Bluefish444, NewTek VT, and Blackmagic Decklink.

RED® R3D support

Work directly with REDCODE RAW R3D files – the proprietary format used by RED digital cinema cameras.

Pipeline integration

Integrate Pdplayer seamlessly into your pipeline with its extensive command-line and scripting support.


Markup frames and sequences and share with others working remotely.


Export layers and compositions as image sequences or Quicktime/ AVI movies.







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Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8, 10 32 and 64-bit.
Linux® Fedora core 10 or compatible, CentOS 5 or compatible.
Apple® Mac OS® X 10.6 Snow Leopard or higher.
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