I purchased 2 rolls of Agfacolor 80s on ebay which have been expired since 1983.

I am curious whether this film needs to be processed in Kodak's C-41/Agfa's AP70 or in the Agfacolor process known as AP41.

According some research Agfa switched pretty late to C41, but I never found an explicit date when they did.

So I am unsure whether I can process it in C41 or if I have to process it in B&W chemistry, because AP41 isn't available anymore.

Edit: Agfa AP41 was the reversal processing name, Ektachromes competition, I dont remember the negative processing name for the old agfacolor


This page gives the process for the Agfa 80s film, and states that the process is the one used for the (older) Agfa CN-S films. No particular name or code for this process is given, but "Agfacolor N series chemicals" is mentioned.

  • That page mentions that the film was available in 110, and pretty much all color film in that size was C-41.
    – Blrfl
    Apr 1 '18 at 11:16
  • @Blrfl No the page mentions "A professional version of CN S-2 became available in 1975, in 35mm, 120 roll film and various sheet film sizes. The film went by the name of “Agfacolor 80S Professional” - the film I'm looking for. So sadly no c41.
    – Canonip
    Apr 2 '18 at 6:11
  • @Canonip This source says they switched to C-41 in 1978. OP's roll is dated 1983.
    – Blrfl
    Apr 2 '18 at 11:45
  • The Film is definitely Not c41, that is also what my lab said. But I found out, that you can process them for 10 minutes in cold (20°C) C41 chemistry. You will get severe color shifts, but a usable image
    – Canonip
    Apr 12 '18 at 19:27

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