Post Production

Post Production Software

Across the post production industry, companies rely on Autodesk software for the tools they need to compete and succeed. As a leader in Digital Entertainment Creation solutions, Autodesk can help you build a modern post production pipeline, accelerate your creativity, and increase production flexibility.

The Autodesk Digital Entertainment Creation product portfolio offers solutions for many phases of film and television production, from 3D modeling and animation to compositing, grading, and visual effects. By creating reusable assets, everyone from directors to cinematographers, art directors, visual effects supervisors, and artists can benefit from innovative and efficient methods for realizing their creative vision across the post production pipeline.

Autodesk solutions are also being used in stereoscopic 3D post production workflows around the world. With an integrated 2D-3D workflow, artists can create, edit, and view stereo content and make creative decisions within the context of what the audience will see resulting in a greater ability to use S3D as an aid to storytelling.

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Unifying Post Production & Video Editing

Autodesk Smoke professional video editing and post production software

Autodesk Smoke
Autodesk® Smoke® for Mac OS® X software for editing, color, and 3D visual effects unifies professional video editing and post production on the Mac. With Smoke, you can build a powerful, flexible, and efficient finishing pipeline to serve the creative needs of your clients.

Smoke combines a full-featured track-based editorial workflow with the tools professional editors need for post production: 3D visual effects tools, award-winning keying technology, built-in tracking and stabilizing, paint, and titling in a single application.
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More Tools for Post Production

Flame 3D visual effects software

Autodesk Flame Premium
Unifying 3D visual effects and look development, Autodesk® Flame® Premium software enables artists to take on the toughest post production challenges with innovative tools for interactive compositing and color grading.
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Autodesk 3ds Max 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing software

Autodesk 3ds Max
Autodesk® 3ds Max® software enables post production artists and designers to more quickly ramp up for production with powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing tools.
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Autodesk Flare visual effects software

Autodesk Flare
Autodesk® Flare™ software offers a cost-effective and scalable way to add more of the compositing power of Autodesk Flame Software to your finishing pipeline. Artists can use Flare as a standalone creative station, work collaboratively with Flame and Flame Premium on multiple Flare stations, or use Flare on mobile workstations for powerful on-set VFX supervision using the power of the Flame creative toolset.
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Autodesk Softimage 3D character animation software

Autodesk Softimage
Meet evolving challenges in post production with Autodesk® Softimage® software, a high-performance 3D character animation and visual effects application.
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Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite

Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites
Powerful 3D modeling and animation tools for increased productivity, creativity, and flexibility in post production—at a significant cost saving.
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Autodesk Mudbox 3D digital sculpting and digital painting software

Autodesk Mudbox
Autodesk® Mudbox® 3D digital sculpting and digital painting software gives you the freedom to create production-ready 3D digital artwork without worrying about the technical details.
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Autodesk Maya 3D animation software

Autodesk Maya
Autodesk® Maya® software provides an end-to-end creative workflow with comprehensive tools for animation, modeling, simulation, visual effects, rendering, matchmoving, and compositing on a highly extensible production platform.
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Autodesk FBX asset exchange technology

Autodesk FBX
Autodesk® FBX® asset exchange technology facilitates higher-fidelity data exchange between animation and post production solutions. Whether you are using FBX within an entertainment pipeline or as part of design production, files are more seamlessly transferred, more data is retained, and workflows are more efficient.
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Post Production Software for Students & Educators

Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites for Education
Autodesk® Entertainment Creation Suite for Education offers academic institutions exceptional value and provides a streamlined solution for teaching 3D modeling, digital sculpting, texture painting, animation, effects, rendering, and compositing.
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Autodesk Education Community
With more than 30 products available for free*, including Autodesk Smoke, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Softimage, and 3ds Max, the Autodesk Education Community helps students and educators in post production push the boundaries of design with Autodesk software.
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*Free products are subject to the terms and conditions of the end-user license agreement that accompanies download of the software. The products, programs and certain information contained on the Autodesk Education Community page may not be available in all geographies.