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Synapse Compositor Alternatives

Synapse Compositor is described as 'Synapse is a free node based compositor for Linux and Windows' and is a VFX software in the photos & graphics category. There are six alternatives to Synapse Compositor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Adobe After Effects and Sony Vegas Pro. The best alternative is HitFilm Pro. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Blackmagic Design Fusion or WAX. Other great apps like Synapse Compositor are Apple Motion, ParticleIllusion and Solar.

Synapse Compositor alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be VFX Software or Motion Graphics Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Synapse Compositor.
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Synapse is a free node based compositor for Linux and Windows.

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    HitFilm Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    76 alternatives to HitFilm Pro 

    HitFilm merges FXHome VisionLab Studio , FXHome Effectslab and FXHome CompositeLab into one software.

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in HitFilm Pro, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Colour GradingHitFilm Pro lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    3.  Ad-freeHitFilm Pro doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenHitFilm Pro supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
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    Drag and drop Presets - 3D Effects - Muzzle Flashes-M16
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    Blackmagic Design Fusion

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to Blackmagic Design Fusion 

    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.

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    1.  Node BasedBlackmagic Design Fusion supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    2.  Colour GradingBlackmagic Design Fusion lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    3.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blackmagic Design Fusion.
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    Apple Motion

    • Mac
    32 alternatives to Apple Motion 

    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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    1.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Apple Motion.
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      WAX

      • Windows
      • Sony Vegas Pro
      • Adobe Premiere Pro
      86 alternatives to WAX 

      Wax is a high performance and flexible video compositing and special effects software. The idea for Wax is to be very general purpose and flexible in video compositing and effects, so that you can compose your dream video sequence with ease every time.

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      Discontinued

      The program is no longer available. Last version, 2.0e, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      ParticleIllusion

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe After Effects
      17 alternatives to ParticleIllusion 

      particleIllusion 3.0: award-winning standalone particle effects application that enables you to quickly and easily add a huge variety of particle effects to your images, animation, or video.

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      Solar

      • Windows
      24 alternatives to Solar 

      Lightstream Solar is a new GPU-accelerated high-end compositor for VFX work.

      The software provides a node and tree-based workflow, and offers the range of tools one would expect in an app of this type, including layer management tools, colour correction and grading, and addition.

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