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    Start to finish. Faster.

    Whether youre an artist looking to expand your creative

    capabilities or a facility owner looking to differentiate

    your business with effects-centric editorial finishing,

    explore your options with AutodeskSmokesoftware.

    The release features an extensive creative

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    Key Features

    D Effects and Finishing

    Smoke enables you to create interactivelyand qu

    Smoke software features a powerful 64-bit archite

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    The Batch* procedural compositing environm

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    workflow between timeline and effects, making

    already powerful Smoke creative tools even m

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    conjunction with editorial decisions, you can e

    Batch* FX using a horizontal or vertical selectio

    timeline segments and soft effects.


    Complete your projects faster and better wi

    advanced conform and finishing tools. With expa

    digital media support: RED files, Panasonic P

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    workflows can be streamlined. Work smoot

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    Handle any project that comes througyour door commercials, long-formbumpers and promoson a singlesystem.

    Image courtesy of The Moving Picture Company.

    Autodesk Editing & FinishingSoftware.


    Smoke continues to makemy jobs easier with eachrelease. The creative toolsand workflow improvementshelp with productivity andI cant imagine workingon my current projectswithout Batch FX.

    Mark SullivanFinishing VFX

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    Now that the ModularKeyer is in Smoke, a lotof my Flame workflowsare available to me fromthe timeline, whichmakes Smoke an evenmore powerful FX andgrading tool.

    Kirk BaldenSmoke & Mirrors

    Autodesk Color Management

    liminate the confusion over color values and make

    ure that everyone across the Autodesk visual effects

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    his integrated solution is built upon high-precision

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    pace conversion in the form of a D lookup table

    D LUT). Share D LUTs with AutodeskInferno,

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    olor correction.

    olor Correction

    or sophisticated color correction, Smoke offers fast,

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    he intuitive color-correction interface has advanced

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    egions of the image independently.

    owerful Keying Capabilities

    moke now has Autodesks comprehensive keyer,

    he Modular Keyer. The powerful Modular Keyer

    rovides an extensive and flexible keying toolset incustomizable processing pipeline environment. You

    an work at high resolutions and bit depths, from 8-bit

    o 10-bit to 16-bit floating points as well as select

    nd arrange keying tools to pull your most precise key.

    Motion Tracking and Stabilization

    ix camera shakes and track moving elements for

    eamless composites. Smoke provides the highly

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    High-Performance Storage and Input/Output (I/O)

    With support for standard file systems, you can store

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    r a NAS storage device as well as Autodesk Stone

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    rtists will experience virtually instant Publish and

    oft-Import operations, allowing for sharing of media

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    rovides the performance needed to work natively

    with high-resolution footage, from SD to 2K.

    Autodesk, Colour Warper, FBX, Flame, Flint, Inferno, Lustre, Smoke, Stone, Toxik, Wire, and Wiretap are registered trademarks o r trademarks of Autodesk Inc., and/or its subsidiaries

    affiliates, in the USA and other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autod esk reserves the right to alter product offerinspecifications at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. 200 9 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

    InteroperabilityNow with support for multiple digital formats

    including REDCODE RAW, PanasonicP and Sony

    XDCAM HD, Apple QuickTime, AdobePhotoshop

    software, Multi-channel OpenEXR, and AutodeskFBX

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    software makes it easy and transparent to connect

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    Image courtesy of CinePostproduction.

    Image courtesy of Smoke and Mirrors NY.

    For more information about Autodesk Smoke, v


    To purchase Autodesk Smoke or obtain produc


    North America: +1-800-869-3504

    International: +1-415-507-4461


    * Included in Smoke Advanced only.