HLG Normalized Transform

$29.50 AUD

The HLG Normalized Transform is a mathematically accurate Technical Transform that converts Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) source material. The Transform includes HLG ACES IDTs (Input Device Transforms) and can also be used in conjunction with the DCTL OpenFX plugin for additional parameter modifications such as different Timeline Color Space / Gamma settings and Exposure Adjustments. Supported HLG formats include HLG BT.2100, HLG.BT2408, Apple iPhone HLG, Sony HLG1, HLG2 and HLG3.


DaVinci Resolve

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The HLG Normalized Transform includes ACES IDTs for DaVinci Resolve Studio and is the ONLY technical transform that can accurately normalize footage recorded using various Hybrid Log Gamma implementation formats, including HLG BT.2100, HLG BT.2408, Apple iPhone / iPad HLG, Sony HLG1, HLG2 and HLG3!

The HLG Normalized transform can also be used in conjunction with the DCTL OpenFX plugin for additional parameter modifications! The available settings are:

  • Exposure Adjustment in exposure values from -8 to +8 stops
  • Custom IRE selection between 18% and 60% IRE
  • Highlight Rolloff Adjustment
  • Gamut Mapping
  • Desaturation
  • Color Science mode to switch between ACES and YRGB
  • HLG Type – choose the desired source HLG format:
    • HLG BT.2100 (Mid-Gray at 21% IRE)
    • HLG BT.2408 (Mid-Gray at 38% IRE)
    • Sony HLG1 (Mid-Gray at 19% IRE)
    • Sony HLG2 (Mid-Gray at 20% IRE)
    • Sony HLG3 (Mid-Gray at 21% IRE)
    • iPhone HLG
  • HLG Color Gamut for footage recorded with Rec.2020 or Rec.709 primaries
  • Color Space Transform (based on timeline) to:
    • ACES AP0
    • ACES AP1
    • Rec.709
    • Rec.2020
    • P3 D65
    • DaVinci Wide Gamut
  • Gamma Transform (based on timeline) to:
    • Linear
    • Scene
    • ACEScc
    • ACEScct
    • Gamma 2.2
    • Gamma 2.4
    • Gamma 2.6
    • DaVinci Intermediate
    • sRGB


This transform is supported in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16 and above. The transform will also work in the Free version of DaVinci Resolve, however will display a Resolve Studio watermark due to limitations within that software.

If using DaVinci Resolve Free, consider the HLG Normalized Plugin instead.


The HLG Normalized Transform User Guide can be viewed online: HLG Normalized Transform Manual


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