The Pomfort Workflow for ZEISS CP.3 XD lenses

Leveraging Dynamic Lens Metadata

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Unlock the Full Power of Your ZEISS CP.3 XD Lenses

laptop running LiveGrade Pro

LiveGrade Pro: Preview the Lens Filter.

LiveGrade Pro is the standard software for look management on set and beyond. The software makes it possible to easily create and manipulate looks, and apply them to the live image. Using ZEISS eXtended Data with the live image, you can interactively adjust distortion and shading. Changes to the lens filter can be seen instantly on the live image, and are automatically tracked in the look library.

laptop running Silverstack

Silverstack XT: Manage Lens Metadata.

Silverstack XT is the well-known software solution for on-set data management in all kinds of professional film productions. A broad set of features including copying, playback and reporting enables the user to backup, preview and prepare movie data right on the film set. In Silverstack XT, you can automatically match the dynamic lens metadata from your ZEISS lens with recorded material via timecode information. All the information can easily be exported to DaVinci Resolve, where you can then continue with your established workflow.

Technical Requirements

Hardware Setup

  • Lens: ZEISS CP.3 XD lens
  • Interface device: MasterLockit Plus
  • Mac with macOS 10.10 or newer


  • Silverstack XT (or Silverstack Lab) 6.2 or newer
  • LiveGrade Pro 3.9 or newer


The features of the Pomfort Workflow for ZEISS CP.3 XD lenses are currently available in the following software versions:

LiveGrade Pro

v4.3.0 (dmg, 151 MB)

Silverstack XT

v6.4.7 (dmg, 202 MB)

* When launching Silverstack XT for the first time, select “Silverstack XT” in the pop-up window that asks you which product version you want to work with.

Overview: The Pomfort Workflow for
ZEISS CP.3 XD Lenses

For ZEISS CP.3 XD owners: All information in one handy PDF.

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Learn More About the Software and Its Integration With the ZEISS CP.3 XD Lenses.

ZEISS CP.3 XD Lens Correction: Workflow Overview

The CP.3 eXtended data (CP.3 XD) lenses by ZEISS provide extended metadata for digitally correcting images concerning optical shading and distortion deviations. Pomfort’s applications LiveGrade Pro and Silverstack provide functionality to leverage this extended metadata for on-set preview (LiveGrade Pro) and data management (Silverstack).


ZEISS CP.3 XD Lens Correction in Silverstack


ZEISS CP.3 XD Lens Correction in LiveGrade Pro


How to Purchase the Software

ZEISS Dealers

You can purchase Silverstack XT and LiveGrade Pro from your local ZEISS distributor. Just ask them about it.

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Pomfort Online Store

Alternatively, you can purchase Silverstack XT and LiveGrade Pro directly through our web store.

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