Welcome to the next generation of Nuke

Foundry’s Nuke 14.0 debuts with a new USD 3D system as well as the classic 3D system users are familiar with. Foundry is changing things up for its popular award-winning Nuke compositing and VFX software, with the first stage of a completely revamped beta 3D architectural system built on USD. This release lays the groundwork … Read more

Foundry updates Nuke line to Version 13.2

Infuses offerings with NDI, OTIO, and machine learning enhancements. When Foundry released Nuke 13.0 over a year ago, the company introduced a flexible machine learning toolset, a new Hydra 3D viewport renderer, and more. With the newly released Nuke 13.2—the last release in the 13 Series of the company’s node-based compositing software for the M&E … Read more

Nukeygara unveils Akeytsu after beta testing for two years

Rigging and animation software, Akeytsu will ship on 25 October 2017. Founded in 2014 by animator Aurélien Charrier and CTO Yannick Rousseau in Lyon, France, Nukeygara has announced the official release of Akeytsu at IndieCade 2017. Akeytsu is a 3D character rigging and animation program that has been in its beta for more than two years. Beta … Read more

V-Ray updates Nuke plug-in

Chaos Group adds a new set of tools to aid artists in the creation of realistic volumetric effects. Chaos Group recently announced V-Ray 3.5 for Nuke, an update to its raytracing renderer used to create simulations directly in Nuke video editing software suite. Used in many recent major motion picture projects including Spectre and The … Read more

The Foundry releases non-commercial version of Nuke video compositor

This new non-watermarked version of Nuke 9 has few functional restrictions. Visual effects software house The Foundry has released a non-commercial version of its popular video composting software Nuke. The software is available to anyone who wants to learn the software, but stands as a separate product from The Foundry’s educational products. Every film nominated … Read more

HieroPlayer adds review and clipboarding to Nuke

Any shot in the VFX pipeline can be exported with full contextual details intact. The Foundry has introduced HieroPlayer, new software for reviewing VFX in the Nuke compositing environment. Hieroplayer gives Nuke users the ability to playback every shot in the visual effects (VFX) timeline in context on their own workstation. HieroPlayer allows a Nuke … Read more

Nuke 7 update focuses on power tools

A variety of GPU-accelerated modes are now at the compositer’s fingertips. The Foundry has released an update of its popular video compositor Nuke that focuses on increased speed through better integration with all available hardware resources. There are also changes to workflow and support for new file formats. The most fundamental way Nuke increases integration … Read more