Interactive Effects
IFX Software

About IFX
Interactive Effects has been serving the visual effects community since 1993. Our goal is to provide the video and film production community with interactive graphics solutions which allow creative freedom and high quality results. Interactive Effects is a privately held company based in Los Angeles, California.

Piranha 8

Complete your pipeline with the one app that will let you finish it all on time.
Piranha 8 is a high performance end to end editing and finishing solution for film and video professionals. Edit, composite, retouch, color grade and output using Piranha's lightning fast GPU architecture.
Piranha 8 Documents

Editing and Conform
Piranha can conform Final Cut Pro XML, Vegas XML, and CMX Edl formats. Piranha's editing system features full non-linear editing including multiple video and audio tracks.

Timeline Based Compositing and Effects
Piranha integrates editing, layer-based compositing, painting, complete color correction and more in a single timeline and within a single application. No more switching between applications.

Color Finishing
Multiple secondaries, free form trackable shapes and Keyer control.

Paint Tools
Paint on sequences, supports up to 16bit/per channel color.

Full Stereo 3D Support
View, edit and correct stereo content using a variety of supported 3D displays. Convert 2D content to stereo quickly and creatively. Live stereo viewing of content. Stereoflow effects fixing any stereo shot. 2D to 3D conversion tools.

Playback and Daily Tools
Piranha makes a great daily and editorial tool for 3D animators and live shooters alike. Piranha is able to conform from xml and even composite separate video tracks as well as separate audio tracks.

HDRI Color and Effects Pipeline
Primary and multiple secondary color effects per layer. GPU based user controllable shader effects provide real- time high dynamic range image control. Piranha Supports high dynamic range images such as Red-R3d, Exr and Floating point Tiff files.

Camera and Format Support
Native support for Canon, Blackmagic, GoPro/Cineform, Silicon Imaging, Red and others. Spend less time importing and more time working creatively with your content.

CinemaDNG pipeline
GPU accelerated CinemaDNG playback and editing of high bit depth content from Blackmagic and other DNG based camera systems. GoPro/Cineform MOV and AVI file support. Red R3D (w/ RedRocket) Exr, DPX, PNG, JPG, TIF, AVI, MP4 and others.

4K, 8K and Beyond
Explore the possibilities of 4K and 8k Imaging without the render times and data migration issues of other systems.

Easy Content Management
Piranha reads your original content and allows you to complete an entire project without moving media between modules or pre-rendering layers and elements.

Live Video IO
Piranha Supports live output monitoring via HDSDI and HDMI. Live input via HD-SDI HDMI supporting onset color tools.

Evaluating Piranha 8
Piranha 8 can be downloaded and evaluated free of charge by clicking this link: Piranha 8 Evaluation Download

Piranha Player
Floating point playback tool for 3D animators.

3D Stereoscopic Playback
The latest Piranha releases from Interactive Effects include steroscopic support with all of our core products. Piranha Cinema Players stereo option allows for full frame preview of a variety of 3D stereo content. Using Nvidia's powerful stereo hardware capabilities, Piranha is capable of displaying content on a variety of both passive and active stereo 3D display systems.

Floating Point Playback
Cinema Player supports play lists with varying resolution and bit depth content so you can easily mix and match 10bit film and 16 bit float data.