London - Visual effects software
developer, The Foundry, has announced the latest release of its
compositing application, Nuke. Nuke 5.2, now shipping, enables video
monitor preview through Blackmagic Decklink, AJA Kona, and Xena cards
and introduces a RED R3D Redcode format reader that brings picture
information into a full 32-bit float-processing environment.
The latest version features new pre-comp tools that facilitate structured and collaborative workflow through referencing of external scripts; Python improvements for the creation of custom user interface panels and script driven actions; metadata support direct in the node graph; and the ability to register multiple Viewer Process Gizmos for user-defined viewer processing, including new GPU support for 3D LUTs and GLSL shaders, reveals a representative.
Viewer playback performance has been improved, with flexible disk caching introduced at script nodes, and numerous bugs fixed.
Continuing its innovation focused on solving VFX and production requirements, The Foundry anticipates releasing Nuke 6.0 and NukeX 6.0 in Q4 this year.