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Multi-shot management, editorial & compositing


What is Nuke Studio?

Nuke Studio combines the power of NukeX and Hiero into one formidable package. Artists can easily manage and complete their projects with a robust editorial timeline and compositing toolset. Discover multi-shot management, editorial and compositing in a single application, so you can seamlessly work from start to delivery.


Full NukeX Compositing

Discover an advanced compositing toolset with over 200 nodes and tackle creative challenges whilst working on a true 3D environment, so you can create and render complex scenes with ease.

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More control over your shots

With a customizable timeline, Nuke Studio makes it easy to generate and distribute Nuke scripts, as well as review and compare versions of work, so artists can experience greater creative control from start to delivery.

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Enhanced timeline management

Nuke Studio allows artists to easily complete their projects in a suite that is integrated with their wider VFX team. Artists can work on dynamic timelines and procedurally ingest into their workflows, as well as experience a multi-track editorial timeline that makes it easy to playback, review, and edit sequences.

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Unprecedented pipeline performance

Open and customizable, Nuke Studio’s Python API can be used for full pipeline integration and automating common tasks. With support for industry standards and formats like OCIO, ARRI, AVID SDKs and more, Nuke Studio is the perfect fit for your pipeline.

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Control Unreal renders inside Nuke

Now available in Nuke Studio, the UnrealReader node allows you to control renders coming out of Unreal Engine, combining real time and compositing workflows. Whether you choose to isolate objects into different render layers or override the Unreal camera, UnrealReader has everything you need in the right place.

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Post-production powerhouse
  • • Create high-end VFX and animation content
  • • Easily integrate with other tools from the Nuke Family
  • • Discover easy-to-use editorial tools
Streamlined editorial and management
  • • Import multi-shot project data
  • • Streamline review sessions with remote collaboration
  • • Stack tracks on the customizable multi-track timeline
Work in context of the edit
  • • Uncover a full editorial timeline and Python API
  • • Work with dynamic timelines
  • • Experience more creative freedom over shots
Easily export and distribute
  • • Get greater visibility over your project
  • • Customize your distribution system
  • • Procedurally distribute shots, sequences and Nuke scripts

New in Nuke 15.1

Nuke 15.1 delivers future-facing pipeline tools, with OpenAssetIO, full OTIO round-trip support, and custom USD versions. Plus BlinkScript updates, improved Review, CopyCat training, and more for greater artist control.

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VFX Editing & Management

Nuke Studio and Hiero combine to make Foundry’s VFX Editing and Management solution. Artists can experience seamless review workflows, multi-shot management, editorial and conform in one powerful package.

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HieroPlayer: now free with Nuke and NukeX

Discover HieroPlayer, the desktop review tool that lets you playback shots or a sequence and compare versions of renders quickly. Get a free annual subscription of HieroPlayer with your Nuke or NukeX license.

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Licensing Options

Subscribe $5,779/yr*
  • Multi-shot management, editorial, compositing and review
  • Full NukeX compositing toolset
  • Customizable multi-track editorial timeline
  • Conform and Ingest of AAF, XML, and EDLs
  • 2x free Nuke Assist licenses
  • 2x free Nuke Render licenses
  • Access to technical support
*Price subject to applicable taxes

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Nuke Family

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

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Get access to free, non-watermarked versions of Nuke, NukeX and even top-of-the-line Nuke Studio for as long as you like, so you can learn, explore and have fun on your own schedule.

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Nuke Indie

Combining industry-leading node-based compositing with formidable speed, power and flexibility, Nuke Indie is the ultimate tool for solo artists wanting to create high-quality visual effects, at an accessible price.

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Who’s using Nuke Studio


What makes Nuke and NukeX different from Nuke Studio?

With a full editorial timeline and Python API, Nuke Studio allows you to work on timelines that can be dynamically created or procedurally conformed. Artists can work in context of the edit while experiencing iterative workflows with greater control.

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Can I upgrade my Nuke to Nuke Studio?

Yes! You can upgrade your license to a higher edition - including Nuke Studio or the Production Collective. Contact our sales team for help with upgrading your licenses.

What’s the best way to get started with Nuke Studio?

Our learn site has a wide range of Nuke Studio—and Nuke Family—tutorials available to get you up and running. Check them out here.

Is there an offering for Education?

Yes! Visit our Education page for all the details on our Education collectives including Nuke.

For more questions or details, visit our main FAQ page.

Experience Nuke Studio


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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.

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

  • Seamlessly review dynamic timelines with an intuitive editorial toolkit for all your multi-shot management, conform, editorial and review needs.

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