3D Visual Effects Tools
3D trackingAnalyze source footage to reproduce original camera movement and realistically composite elements into your shots.
Matchbox Timeline FXAccess, build, and apply custom shaders and transitions using the powerful Matchbox GLSL shader creation tool, now available as a Timeline FX.
Sparks compatibilityApply a variety of third-party plug-in effects to your projects—from blurs and distortions, to lighting and transitions.
ConnectFX node-based compositingChange the way you approach editing effects with a powerful node-based compositing environment accessible directly from the timeline.
Powerful compositing in ActionGo beyond 2D layer-based effects with Action, a true 3D compositing environment within the video editing timeline.
3D text and geometryImport 3D geometry and create dynamic 3D titles with bevels, textures, and per-character animation controls.
3D workflow with MayaWith support for the FBX asset exchange and Alembic open interchange formats, Smoke can integrate true 3D geometry directly into composites.
Video Editing Timeline
Dual monitor supportTake advantage of multiple monitor support to work in a more traditional editorial configuration.
Media panel viewing optionsVisually review clips in the Media Panel to assess shots and judge takes.
Accelerated and optimized performanceWork quickly with increased interactivity, easier navigation of large media folders, and improved performance when working with 3D scenes.
Effects tools where you need themTimeline FX brings effects tools, enhanced rendering performance, and the ability to reorder effects without leaving the video editing timeline.
Timeline-based creative workflowGet started quickly with a familiar and intuitive editorial timeline workflow.
Dynamic trimmingTell your story more easily with dynamic trimming tools that adjust timing and timeline navigation. Make precise timing decisions visually with Trim View.
Segment-based LUT editorApply LUTS, color transforms, and color space conversions to timeline segments or groups of segments in the timeline using the LUT Editor.
Customizable UI and project setupA flexible UI is optimized for fast navigation in media, editing, and import workflows.
Create your own keyboard shortcutsCustomize your keyboard shortcuts in Smoke or use the industry-standard keyboard shortcut layout based on Apple Final Cut Pro to navigate video editing timelines quickly.
Video Effects Workflow
Export enhancementsSmoke now gives you more options when exporting sequences.
Support for the Mac ProAccelerate your effects workflow with support for the Apple Mac Pro and Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), and take full advantage of the power of Smoke.
Smoke and FCP X: better integrationAn enhanced XML workflow with Apple Final Cut Pro X makes it easier to move between editing and effects.
Blackmagic Design card and device supportTake advantage of more flexible hardware configurations with the addition of support for video I/O using Blackmagic Design cards and devices.
MediaHub workflowMediaHub offers a flexible and intuitive way to manage the media in your project—from conform to edit to effects and archiving.
Support for native media formatsWork quickly with native media files without needing to convert to an intermediate format.