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Get started with Nuke Timeline Tools

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Nuke Timeline Tools — comprising Nuke Studio, Hiero, and HieroPlayer — combine to streamline any VFX or animation pipeline. Containing a full editorial timeline and Python API, the Timeline Tools offer greater pipeline flexibility and control while enabling teams to review and collaborate in full context of the edit.


HieroPlayer is the place for all of your artists to review, playback, and manage media in the context of their work.

How to review shots in context

Watch our short tutorial to see how you can use HieroPlayer with Nuke to review shots in context, compare renders, view annotations, and work collaboratively with your team.

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Enhance team collaboration

Dive into how HieroPlayer seamlessly integrates into the Nuke timeline to speed up sync sessions, streamline communication, and apply feedback quickly and effectively.

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Realtime VFX shot review

See how using HieroPlayer as Nuke's flipbooking tool improves real-time review with side-by-side version comparison tools, timeline editing, and scopes for color analysis.

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With conforming tools and GPU-accelerated soft effects on the timeline, intelligent background rendering, and fluid workflows, Hiero has everything you need to complete your project on time.

Hiero & Nuke Studio timeline for editors

Take our online course to find out everything you need to know to accelerate your timeline, from creating project templates and editing in context, to delivering your shots.

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Review and editorial with Nuke Studio & Hiero

Watch our webinar to hear top workflow tips for VFX artists and compositors working with Nuke Studio and Hiero, covering everything from project presets to review in context.

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Nuke Studio adds an editorial environment to NukeX, giving supervisors and lead artists working on multiple shots more context and control

Getting started with Nuke Studio

This step-by-step tutorial will get you started with editing, compositing, and exporting in Nuke Studio. This video series will walk you through creating your first project in Nuke Studio.

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The Nuke Studio timeline for editors

This multi-track series of tutorials is designed to guide editors through every step of creating, organizing, editing, and delivering with Nuke Timeline Tools.

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Online editing in Nuke Studio walkthrough

This step-by-step video guide will walk you through online editing and prepping VFX shots, using an ad campaign example in real time.

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Answering your burning questions

Looking into the top four myths surrounding Nuke Studio, Hiero and HieroPlayer.

Become a master of review workflows

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Find out more about Nuke's review tools

All you need to know about Nuke Studio, Hiero and Hieroplayer—features, benefits and everything else in between.