Autodesk, Smoke on the Mac: Maurice Patel & Marc Hamaker
Footage featured in the above movie courtesy: Les Films Stupéfiants & Buzzimage Group
Autodesk Smoke is billed as a comprehensive creative editorial system, offering visual effects capabilities.
Smoke features a powerful 64-bit architecture and industry-leading tools for conforming, editing, audio, paint, tracking, character generation, graphic design, and visual effects creation in the Action 3D compositing environment, as well as Master Keyer and Colour Warper technologies.
The software benefits from many of the advanced visual effects tools in Autodesk Flame software, as well as the ability to conform from EDLs, AAF, and Apple Final Cut Pro XML files, to potentially create more streamlined content efficiently.
Key features include:
All-in-One Editorial Finishing
Smoke brings Autodesk's comprehensive creative tools to the Mac - in a single application built for fast and interactive finishing. It combines a proven toolset with the familiar workflow of a non-linear editor. The result is a powerful finishing solution that's easy to use and consistently delivers standout projects on time and on budget.
Powerful 3D Visual Effects
Interactive 3D finishing tools are at the core of Smoke. Work with light, media and geometry in a true 3D creative space as you create stunning motion effects and realistic finished results. Deliver mono- and Stereoscopic 3D projects with built-in tools for conforming, editing, viewing and compositing stereoscopic content.
Native Support for Industry-Standard Formats
Smoke fits into your existing Mac-based workflow with support for the most popular camera-native and intermediate formats, tight integration with Apple® Final Cut Pro®, and built-in media management tools so you can get to work faster and collaborate better.