Autodesk - Flame 2020
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The Flame Family has been trusted by the best artists for over 25 years for 2D/3D, Compositing, Editing, Keying, Tracking, and Color.
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Advanced 3D visual effects software, Flame software offers tools for fast, interactive 3D visual effects, finishing, compositing, advanced graphics, color grading, conform, editorial, and look development. Flame® 2020 contains a new machine learning-powered feature set along with a host of new capabilities bringing Flame artists significant creative flexibility and performance boosts. Learn more on Flame here. Runs on Mac or Linux systems. Note! There are feature differences between the two platforms:
The main limitations for Mac OSX installations are:
- No GPU debayering. A GPU Debayer software is used to demosaicing raw 8-bit Bayer images to full-colour 24 RGB format. Flame and Lustre support ARRIRAW and RED file formats.
- No background Reactor support. Flame Reactor is the name given to the hybrid CPU/GPU processing pipeline in Batch FX. Batch FX have been optimized to make better use of GPU and CPU rendering capabilities in this pipeline.
- No real-time deliverables support. The Real-Time Deliverables mastering solution allows you to perform certain types of operations on material during clip output without having to first render the clips.
- Single User licenses are only available on Mac OS.
Autodesk Flame Assist
Timeline-based companion station on Mac and Linux. Use the timeline to oversee projects, create consistent looks, and correctly match graded and 3D VFX shots to editorial intention. Key features include project creation, media management & wire, advanced conform, versioning, media I/O, archive & restore. Includes scene detection. Runs on Mac or Linux systems. Subscription license availability for dynamic workloads. Learn more on Flame Assist here.
Flare contains the Batch environment of Flame for additional compositing support in a multi-user environment. Includes tools for 3D compositing, tracking, text, masking, keying, and relighting. Flare is a fully compatible assistant to Flame, featuring the entire creative toolset in Batch. All Batch nodes found in Flame are fully supported in Flare. You can extend the capabilities of Flame by performing any Batch task on a Flare system. You can also offload time-consuming tasks such as rotoscoping and particle creation to Flare.
Because the focus of Flare is on the Batch toolset, there are some tasks performed by Flame Premium that cannot be performed by Flare. For example, Flare does not support video I/O or conforming. In addition, Flare supports archiving, but only to of from archives. You can use Flare in an independent system workflow or in a remote connection workflow. In a remote connection workflow, the same storage is used by both Flare and Flame so there is no duplication of media. Multiple Flare systems can connect to the same Flame system. Each can be used to work on the same project at the same time, speeding up the production pipeline workflow. You can even perform project management tasks of Flare folders without leaving the Flame station.
If being able to work on projects collaboratively with Flame is not your main objective, you can still take advantage of the assistant capabilities of Flare in an independent system workflow. There will be duplication of media since you need Wire to transfer media to/from a Flare system. However, there are fewer workflow considerations than in a collaborative environment since Flare work is done on its own storage volume. Learn more on Flare and Batch here.
Autodesk LustreFlexible real-time color grading for creative look development. Track colour space information on a per-clip basis, from source to screen. Interoperates with Flame. The Lustre architecture uses CPU and GPU optimizations to obtain realtime playback on high resolution files, as required for digital cinema colour grading. Lustre is a Linux based software. Includes the ability to lock exported colour policies. Learn more on Lustre here.
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