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[Video]The videoplayer component doesnt color-correct under Linear color space



When using a video with the new 'Vide Player' component, when running unity in Linear color space the video hasnt got the correct gamma correction applied.

1. Open the attatched project and load scene called 'Scene'
2. Make sure you are in 'Gamma' color space and play the scene, note colors
3. Exit playmode and change to 'Linear' color space and plat the scene
4. Notice how much lighter nd washed out the Linear space video is

This component should do gamma correction to the video or atleast if render mode is one of the Camera modes then the default shader should color correct it so the video looks as originally intended.

Tested in Version 5.6.0b3 (16836b8532d0)

Comments (4)

  1. ciwolsey

    Jan 21, 2018 18:28

    I'm having this issue in 2017.3.0f3

  2. threespin2

    Jan 05, 2018 11:14

  3. massivebacon

    Nov 29, 2017 23:08

    I'd love some clarification on this as well. We've been using Linear color space videos but see inconsistent playback between when the project is in Gamma or Linear space. Can there be an option to force Linear or sRGB for videos on import, similar to how textures work?

  4. Julien-Lynge

    Oct 17, 2017 16:36

    We're noticing this issue in Unity 2017.2. Using the Video Player with Material Override render mode and the default unlit transparent shader, the video is noticeably darker in linear color space than in gamma color space. Gamma color space matches the look of the video when played outside of Unity.

    Is this a regression, or is there another issue going on here?

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