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    Natron Alternatives

    Natron is described as 'open source, cross platform nodal compositing application. It is built around industry standard open source tech such as OpenFX, OpenEXR, OpenColorIO and OpenImageIO' and is a very popular Video Editor in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Natron for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Natron are Adobe After Effects, Camtasia Studio, HitFilm Pro and Blackmagic Design Fusion.

    Natron is mainly a Video Editor but alternatives to it may also be 3D Modelers or Screen Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Natron.
    This page was last updated May 21, 2021
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    Natron is an open source, cross platform nodal compositing application. It is built around industry standard open source...
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    1. Blender is the free and open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, video editing, and motion tracking.
      Blender vs Natron opinions
      Most users think Blender is a great alternative to Natron.
      Bollado We can use Blender for compositing too.
      Positive comment almost 7 years ago

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    2. Adobe After Effects is the premiere digital video effects software used industry wide for film making and TV production as well as creative work including high-end video intros and audio-reactive music visualizers.
      Almost everyone thinks Adobe After Effects is a great alternative to Natron.


    3. Produce videos for the web using the industry-leading H.264 format. No tweaks or technospeak, just sparkling HD-quality video with compact file sizes...every single time. Two existing production presets (blog and web) and three new presets (YouTube, HD display, and Screencast.
    4. Blackmagic Fusion (formerly known as Fusion and eyeon Fusion) is an image compositing software program created by eyeon Software Inc, now developed by Blackmagic Design. It is typically used to create visual effects and digital compositing for movies, TV-series and commercials.


    5. Free video-editing and video-composition software in one, with the option of buying fx-packs.
    6. NUKE is a powerful compositing application that delivers unparalleled speed, an efficient multi-channel scanline rendering engine, and a first-class feature set that is unrivalled in the desktop market.
      NUKE vs Natron opinions
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      Natron has basically copied the layout of NUKE!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    7. Motion is a compositing application used to create and edit motion graphics, titling for video and film production, and 2D and 3D compositing for visual effects.
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      Snowmix is a video mixer tool for mixing live and recorded video and audio feeds. It supports clipping, scaling and transparent overlay of video, png graphics and text.
    8. ButtleOFX is a simple, user-friendly and open source compositing software. It is based on TuttleOFX, an open source, modular and sustainable image processing architecture.

      Discontinued

      as evidenced by their github page, the team is no longer developing it any further. They are looking for a maintainer. The last commit is over a year old.

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