Nuke Studio, high quality playback, edit and review software for compositing and more

Meet the Nuke Family

Nuke®, NukeX® and Nuke Studio®, work alongside Hiero® and HieroPlayer® to offer seamless integration with the rest of the Nuke Family for faster, more efficient workflows. The Nuke Family offers cutting-edge toolkits for node-based compositing, editorial and review, with unparalleled flexibility and collaborative workflows help you get the highest quality results - fast.

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Why Nuke
  • Compositing and much more

    The tools to get the job done, no matter how you're working. Advanced node-based compositing, 3D tracking and model building, conform and review... the Nuke range scales to suit your needs.
  • Power and performance

    The Nuke family offers unparalleled power and performance to meet the needs of modern production work. Nuke’s node graph and resolution-independent processing mean the scope of work you can handle is unmatched.
  • Collaboration, speed and efficiency

    Easily collaborate with others, whether you’re sitting side by side or across the globe. Work fast with Nuke’s cutting-edge toolkits, GPU acceleration and fluid workflows. Everything you need is in-built and ready.
  • The perfect fit for your pipeline

    Open and customizable, Nuke offers major operating system support, low hardware requirements, support for industry standards like OCIO and Alembic, and a Python API with Pyside.

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Our 3D compositor, designed to streamline day-to-day workflow. Flexible, efficient and feature packed, this toolset delivers film-grade results, fast. The perfect choice for compositors, lighters and animators after a robust toolset for compositing tasks

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Get the core functionality of Nuke, with an additional ‘out of the box’ toolkit of exclusive time-saving features. Ideal for taking on more complex compositing tasks, NukeX’s advanced toolset gives more power and control to the compositor

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Nuke Studio

The compositing power of NukeX, plus the multi-track editorial timeline of Hiero, allowing you to conform, review, edit, and even create and render compositions from the timeline. Nuke Studio gives supervisors & artists more creative control

Who's Using Nuke

Discover how artists and studios around the world use Nuke to push the boundaries of creativity and deliver epic results, from VR projects to the biggest feature films.

Vikram Kulkarni Senior Compositor, Double Negative


Vikram Kulkarni — Senior Compositor, Double Negative

Nuke has made possible things we couldn't have imagined doing in compositing. There is not a single project where we don't need to use its 3D pipeline for ease. I cannot thank Foundry enough for making comping so exciting!

Patricia Llaguno, Nuke compositor


Patricia Llaguno — Lead Compositor, Framestore

Nuke is the compositing tool of choice for Framestore's film productions; it is incredibly versatile, customizable and user friendly. It enables our creative talent to explore and expand ideas and solve all manner of problems; with Nuke you really can fix it in comp!

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Gregor Puchatz — Aaron Sims Creative, CG supervisor

Nuke Studio is a backbone for us because it communicates with every part of the studio.

  • Double negative use Nuke for powerful compositing
  • Framestore love Nuke and use it for editorial playback and review
  • Milk love using Nuke, Nukex and Nuke Studio
  • MPC are big users of Nuke for compositing in film

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User guides & release notes

Get free online help for the latest releases of Nuke Access help & release notes


Join more than 37,000 Nuke users on Nukepedia. Your community resource for all things Nuke from gizmos and python scripts to presets, free plug-ins and nuBridge, letting you download and manage tools right from Nuke. Nukepedia has it all.

  • Flexible compositing toolset
  • Feature-packed compositing toolset
  • Delivers film-grade results
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance
  • Advanced compositing tools
  • For more complex compositing tasks
  • 2 Nuke Assist licenses (with maintenance)
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance
  • NukeX + Hiero’s editorial timeline
  • Composite, conform, edit, and review
  • 2 Nuke Assist licenses (with maintenance)
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance
  • Render license: floating or node-locked
  • Headless version of Nuke (no GUI)
  • For rendering on an external render farm
  • Also rendering files from Nuke, NukeX, Nuke Studio & Hiero
  • Available as permanent with maintenance

Meet our support team

With the best support team around (or so our customers keep telling us), we're easy to contact and dedicated to delivering a quick response when you need a hand.