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Hiero-Creative Editorial Review


Accelerate your Creative Workflow

Your go-to for powerful multi-shot management, conform, editorial and review workflows, Hiero has the same customisable timeline as Nuke Studio, without the compositing nodegraph. Packed with procedural power to accelerate your workflow, Hiero enables you to review timelines that can be dynamically created or procedurally conformed from your database by using the Python API. Use Hiero to generate Nuke scripts and gain greater creative control from start to final delivery on any animated or VFX-heavy project.


Full online-editing toolkit

With the same multi-track editorial timeline as Nuke Studio, Hiero’s intuitive editorial tools get the job done fast. With conforming tools and GPU-accelerated soft effects on the timeline, intelligent background rendering and fluid workflows, Hiero has everything you need to complete your project on time.

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Integration with the Nuke Family

Along with timeline sharing with Nuke Studio and HieroPlayer, Hiero offers seamless integration with the rest of the Nuke family for faster, more efficient teamwork. Generate and share Nuke scripts, efficiently review annotations, and compare and manage versions with ease.

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Flexible review tools

With real-time playback and numerous view options, blending modes and color sample tools, Hiero and HieroPlayer speed up review at any stage of a project. Hiero also offers SDI-broadcast monitor-out support, so you can check your work in context for faster, more efficient teamwork.

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The perfect fit for your pipeline

Hiero offers the same opportunities for customisation as Nuke, with support for major operating systems, a Python API and Pyside included, and BlinkScript for creating your own GPU-accelerated timeline effects.

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Sharing made simple
  • • Distribute data amongst teams quickly
  • • Efficiently export shot dailies for clients
  • • Use Frameserver to access unlimited resource
Unmatched timeline management
  • • Dynamically create or procedurally conform timelines from your database
  • • Enjoy quick edits and easy annotations
  • • Streamline workflows across sups, artists and teams
Easy, accessible editorial
  • • Finalize large projects fast, without sacrificing quality
  • • Use the Python API to customize your workflow
  • • Get robust color management via OpenColorIO
Review, wherever
  • • Remotely sync multiple sessions together
  • • Review and annotate footage collaboratively across multiple locations
  • • Includes access to live playback and viewer controls, soft effect parameters and toggling between versions

Beyond Hiero


Subscribe $2,099/yr*
  • Multi-track editorial timeline
  • One year subscription
  • Access to technical support
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Subscribe $209/yr*
  • Desktop review tool
  • One year subscription
  • Access to technical support
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Subscribe $5,779/yr*
  • NukeX + Hiero’s editorial timeline
  • Composite, conform, edit, and review
  • 2x free Nuke Assist licenses
  • Access to technical support
  • One year subscription
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Nuke Family

Nuke, NukeX, Nuke Studio, Hiero, HieroPlayer and Nuke Indie come together to create a formidable toolset, streamlining your pipeline and tackling high-end compositing, conform, VFX editorial and review.

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VFX Editing and Management

Nuke Studio and Hiero form Foundry’s solution for VFX Editing and management. These power tools adapt to your needs, so you can conform, edit, review and manage multiple shots easily.

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Who's Using Hiero

Learn why artists and studios around the globe value Hiero's collaborative shot management and review capabilities in their project pipeline.

Mads Hagbarth Damsbo - Visual Effects & Pipeline Technical Director at Nordisk Film Shortcut

Once you start to expand upon it, like creating custom pipeline tools directly inside of Nuke Studio, it becomes evident that there is no alternative to it.

Patricia Terol Tolsa - MPC

It would be quite hard to imagine our studio nowadays without Nuke Studio. It’s super integrated, especially on the advertising side, so it’s used throughout the entire process from the start of the job to the end of it.

Rob Bannister - VFX Supervisor

It’s the one ring to rule them all. I can bring in an edit, and I can pass out data to other team members, and keep it all together inside of nuke studio. Even as a one man show I can bring in a commercial or an edit and generate comps that I can jump in and basically take on a whole project myself.

Toya Drechsler - MPC

I love how close my software is to the one with my artists. I love that I can jump from Nuke Studio in to Nuke at any given moment, give feedback, write up scripts, jump back into Nuke Studio. I don't think any other software could do that for me currently.

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Experience Hiero

Optimize your review workflow and experience greater collaboration across teams with Hiero and HieroPlayer today.


Start your free 30-day trial and you’ll gain unrestricted access to Hiero, plus essential learning materials and exclusive tips.

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Explore the Nuke Family

Take a look at the other products in the Nuke family and find the one that best suits your needs.

  • Powerful node-based compositing with an advanced set of tools that offer new levels of technical and creative control.

  • All the features of Nuke plus even more advanced tools so you can take your compositing to the next level.

  • Combining the power of NukeX and Hiero into one toolset for more streamlined multi-shot management, editorial, composting and review.

  • The ultimate node-based compositing toolset at an accessible price.

  • Desktop review tool allowing you to review shots in context and compare render versions quickly.