Synapse Compositor Alternatives

    Synapse Compositor is described as 'Synapse is a free node based compositor for Linux and Windows'. 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 (Paid), ParticleIllusion (Paid) and Solar (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 22, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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. Motion is now included in the Final Cut Pro X video post-production suite.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Sony Vegas Pro
      • Adobe Premiere Pro
      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.


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

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe After Effects
      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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    3. Lightstream Solar is a new GPU-accelerated high-end compositor for VFX work.
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