A LUT stands for Look Up Tables. It's similar to a multiplication table that allows users to apply color degree presets to your footage. Wolf Crow has a great explanation of what exactly it is.
Read: What Is a LUT (Lookup Table)?
This cute little video is a couple of years old but it explains everything better than me.
In detail: Color corrections are easier with LUTs a LUT
I also put together an in-depth article on LUTs in 2017. This article has the same cat video as above but a lot more. It also includes links to tutorials for Avid, DaVinci Resolve, Assimilate Scratch, Final Cut Pro X, and of course other freebies.
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Free LUTs and LUT tools
35 free LUTs from RocketStock
RocketStock offers a number of free LUTs that work with Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, DaVinci Resolve, and more!
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Free LUTS from Colorgrading Central
Free LUTs that you can use to give your footage a cinematic look in Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and Final Cut Pro X.
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Install custom LUTs FCPX 10.4
This is a free LUT 8 download from LPTguy.com.
Download the LUTs here
For a demonstration, see the video below.
Wanderlust: 17 free LUTs for LOG recordings
Premium Beat has some free LUTs for your enjoyment. They say these work with Adobe Premiere Pro CC, FCPX, and DaVinci Resolve.
Also, they made this lovely video so you can see what the LUTs look like.
Download it here
Continue scrolling to "Bonus: 35 More Free LUTs for Rec 709 Footage!" To find.
FCPXFree.com offers many free Look Up Tables (LUTs) to use with CoreMelt LUTx to achieve the professional finish you want. To explain,
Lookup tables allow you to apply color correction looks created by professional colorists to your footage in FCP X, or you can apply camera LUTs that convert from LOG to rec709 (video) color space. These cannot be loaded into FCP X directly. You need a LUT loader plug-in. With the two free templates in CoreMelt LUTx you can load and use these LUTs.
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MLUT Professional LUT loading tool
Achieve cinematic looks effortlessly with MLUT. MLUT is a professional 3D LUT loader tool for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 from MotionVFX. You can collect, use and manage your LUT files in one place.
Import your own .cube files or use our packages from MotionVFX. There are also five free LUTs included!
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More LUTs and LUT tools
Visual instruments LUT mixer
Mix LUTs without any loss of quality.
Working with LUTs (Look Up Tables) is popular and supported by many apps and plugins. In most apps, LUTs can only be applied sequentially. Since most LUTs are optimized for use on unchanged footage, a LUT applied after the first one often does not produce the desired results because it is not applied to the original image but to one that has already been changed by the first LUT.
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Greyscale Gorilla Plus
Get Gorilla Grade Luts in Greyscalegorilla Plus
Get 100 cinematic levels of color that can be easily applied to footage and 3D renderings.
Coremelt LUTx Feature Looks Collection
Powerful LUT management tool for FCP X with feature color looks
The Feature Looks LUT collection for LUTx consists of 40 feature film looks designed by the experienced film colorist Shane Bartley. These looks are inspired by the recent blockbuster and indie movie hits of the past 20 years, and range from dramatic stylized looks to subtle manipulations of black.
Real film color. Full color separation.
Advanced film color for experienced colorists. Contains technical versions of the Koji footage with full color separation and DCI-P3 output for Cineon. For Davinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Speedgrade and Autodesk Smoke. Also includes Koji DSLR and Koji Log.
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