Academy Color Encoding System Developer Resources

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The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) is a set of components that facilitates a wide range of motion picture workflows while eliminating the ambiguity of today's file formats. The framework is designed to support both all digital and hybrid film-digital motion picture workflows.

The basic ACES components are:

This toolkit is intended to serve as a distribution mechanism for key components of the framework including the reference implementation, reference images, software tools, and documentation.

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