How do I reset the Optics preferences?

If Optics gets into a strange state, you can reset all preferences by following the instructions below.


  • Close Optics if it is running.
  • From the Windows Start Menu, type regedit.
  • When regedit appears in the list above, click on it.
  • Go to the Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BorisFX\ and delete the appropriate Optics product folder.


  • Close Optics if it is running.
  • Make sure you’re in Finder or open a Finder folder.
  • Hold the Option key and click Go from the top menu bar.
  • Click Library. 
  • Navigate to the /Preferences folder and delete all .plist files with Optics in the name.
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