The Foundry Releases Nuke 6.3

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Wed, 07/27/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The Foundry has released Nuke 6.3 to address the requirements of all VFX industries.  New features will benefit small and medium companies using Nuke to create highly visual and engaging commercials at the same time as delivering new technologies that boost Nuke’s functionality for movie projects.

 The new 3D Particle system Planar Tracking Presets Audio Scratch Track and speed improvements combine to save time on short form projects while redesigned Spline and Grid Warpers and a brand new Denoise algorithm bolster common compositing tasks. 

Nuke product manager Jon Wadelton says Nuke is the industry standard Swiss army knife for VFX artists across the CGI film and television industries – each needing different tools to satisfy different demands. We’ve reached this point by listening to our audience and delivering an assortment of features catering to their unique requirements. This is what makes the 6.3 releases so significant; we’ve tailored Nuke to fit the demands faced by artists.”

 Roy Trosh group technical director at The Mill says  Nuke has become an integral part to our workflow at The Mill and has been welcomed with open arms by all departments. Having the site license means everyone can have a piece of the pie and our imagination is not limited by numbers. The ease of use speed and the technical prowess of the kit have ignited a new creative energy amongst our artists. Each week we are discovering new ways to achieve things using Nuke and the recent updates have made the future of Nuke even more exciting for us.” Nuke is available on Mac Linux and Windows and is priced at $3 800/ £2 300 while Nukex is priced at $6 600/ £4 000 respectively.   Current Nuke user will access all Nuke and Nukex upgrades free of charge during their subscription term. 

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