Analyze source footage to reproduce original camera movement and realistically composite elements into your shots.
Matchbox Timeline FX
Access, build, and apply custom shaders and transitions using the powerful Matchbox GLSL shader creation tool, now available as a Timeline FX.
Apply a variety of third-party plug-in effects to your projects—from blurs and distortions, to lighting and transitions.
ConnectFX node-based compositing
Change the way you approach editing effects with a powerful node-based compositing environment accessible directly from the timeline.
Powerful compositing in Action
Go beyond 2D layer-based effects with Action, a true 3D compositing environment within the video editing timeline.
3D text and geometry
Import 3D geometry and create dynamic 3D titles with bevels, textures, and per-character animation controls.
3D workflow with Maya
With support for the FBX asset exchange and Alembic open interchange formats, Smoke can integrate true 3D geometry directly into composites.
Dual monitor support
Take advantage of multiple monitor support to work in a more traditional editorial configuration.
Media panel viewing options
Visually review clips in the Media Panel to assess shots and judge takes.
Accelerated and optimized performance
Work quickly with increased interactivity, easier navigation of large media folders, and improved performance when working with 3D scenes.
Effects tools where you need them
Timeline FX brings effects tools, enhanced rendering performance, and the ability to reorder effects without leaving the video editing timeline.
Timeline-based creative workflow
Get started quickly with a familiar and intuitive editorial timeline workflow.
Tell 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 editor
Apply 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 setup
A flexible UI is optimized for fast navigation in media, editing, and import workflows.
Create your own keyboard shortcuts
Customize 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.
Smoke now gives you more options when exporting sequences.
Support for the Mac Pro
Accelerate 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 integration
An enhanced XML workflow with Apple Final Cut Pro X makes it easier to move between editing and effects.
Blackmagic Design card and device support
Take advantage of more flexible hardware configurations with the addition of support for video I/O using Blackmagic Design cards and devices.
MediaHub 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 formats
Work quickly with native media files without needing to convert to an intermediate format.