Foundry, is a global software company specializing in developing innovative solutions for the creative industries. Founded in 1996 and based in the United Kingdom, Foundry has established itself as a leading provider of software tools used in visual effects (VFX), 3D animation, and design.

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Foundry - Pioneering Software For Creative Industries

Our products help tackle complex visualization challenges to meet the demands of your customers and projects. With over 20 years of industry know-how and a focus on speed, quality and user-experience, we save you time so you can spend it bringing incredible ideas to life.

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Nuke

Nuke is an award-winning node-based compositing toolkit, that gives artists the power and flexibility to create with confidence. This toolset delivers film-grade results fast, making it the perfect choice for compositing, VFX editorial and review.

Why Nuke?

  • Compositing and much more
  • Power and performance
  • Collaboration, speed and efficiency
  • The perfect fit for your pipeline

Nuke

Flexible compositing toolset

  • Feature-packed compositing toolset
  • Delivers film-grade results
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance

Nukex

Advanced compositing tools

  • For more complex compositing tasks
  • 2 Nuke Assist licenses (with maintenance)
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance

Nuke Studio

NukeX + Hiero’s editorial timeline

  • Composite, conform, edit, and review
  • 2 Nuke Assist licenses (with maintenance)
  • Access to technical support
  • One year maintenance

Nuke Render

Render license

  • floating or node-locked
  • Headless version of Nuke (no GUI) For rendering on an external render farm
  • Also rendering files from Nuke, NukeX, Nuke Studio & Hiero Available as permanent with maintenance

Explore NUKE Family

Introducing Nuke 13 Series

Experience the Nuke 13 series, which combines cutting-edge technology and improvements with tried-and-true features to give artists complete creative and technical control over their work, eliminate pipeline friction, and assist them in getting closer to the finished product.

Features:

  • New Shuffle Node
  • Updated Nuke Spherical Transform and Bilateral
  • Cara VR GPU Caching
  • New BlinkScript Particle Support
  • Lens Distortion Workflow Improvements
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Katana

Katana is the industry leading node graph based look development and lighting tool used by companies tackling projects with the large scope, highest volume and quality demands even on the shortest schedules.

Katana: becoming the ultimate digital cinematography platform

  • Reduce artist downtime
  • Share the workload
  • Keep your assets accessible
  • Work in parallel to finish faster
  • Choose your renderer
  • The perfect fit for your pipeline

Katana & 3D Light

Render license bundle

  • All the functions of Katana Render plus
  • 3D Light render license for batch rendering
  • First year maintenance included

Katana Render

Render license

  • Permanent, command-line session license with one-year maintenance plan
  • Allows the use of Katana in batch, shell, and script mode
  • Required for command-line rendering with any renderer plugin

Katana Interactive

Powerful look development and lighting

  • Permanent, interactive artist session license with one-year maintenance plan
  • Price shown is for a permanent license with one-year maintenance plan
  • 3Delight interactive rendering included. Other renderers require their own license

Introducing Katana 3.5

Katana 3.5

Katana 3.5 bulldozes the most demanding look development and lighting challenges faced by artists today. Its rewritten engine dramatically improves core performance and speed, making the time to first pixel plummet so artists can achieve accurate, high-quality results quicker than ever before. Katana: unlimited speed and power, brought to light.

Features:

  • Core performance 2-30x faster
  • Improved rendered image refresh rate
  • New Monitor Layer
  • Network Material Create Improvements
  • USD Import nodes based on USD 19.11
  • Core USD updated to USD 19.11
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Hiero

Part of the Nuke family, HIERO streamlines conform, VFX editorial, and review. Hiero makes it easy to manage multi-shot projects while empowering teams to work efficiently, in context of an edit or sequence.


Hiero

  • Multi-track editorial timeline
  • One year maintenance Access to technical support

Hiero Player

  • Desktop review tool
  • One year maintenance
  • Access to technical support

Introducing Hiero 12.1

Hiero 12.1

Hiero 12.1 ships with Bin and Track item Version Linking, HieroPlayer as Flipbook in Nuke, Faster HieroPlayer Launch and much more.

Features:

  • QuickTime Audio MultiOS Support
  • Surround Sound Audio Support
  • Bin and Track Item Version Linking
  • HieroPlayer as Flipbook in Nuke
  • Faster HieroPlayer Launch
  • Expanded Launch Options
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Mari

Mari is our academy award winning 3D paint tool, which gives artists a fluid and flexible way to paint 3D models. Most commonly used in visual-effects and animation for painting background environments, hero character and everything in between.

Why Mari?

  • Artist-friendly paint tools you’ll love
  • Take huge complexity in your stride
  • Eliminate the guesswork
  • The perfect fit for your pipeline

Mari

  • Powerful 3D paint tools
  • Permanent license with one year Maintenance Plan
  • Node-locked or floating licenses available

Mari Subscription

  • Easy, affordable access
  • Annual license paid either monthly or annually
  • Single license for those working alone or in small companies

Mari Scalable

  • Scalable access to Mari
  • Quarterly rental license
  • Use all versions of Mari during the rental period

Mari 4.6 - What's New

Mari 4.6

Mari 4.6 brings updates to our Material System, introducing new Geo-Channels, alongside a vast array of new Procedural Nodes which offer a variety of patterns and filters for a more efficient workflow. We’ve collaborated with teams behind 3Delight and VRay, allowing artists to get closer approximations for their renders in Mari, reducing the need for round-tripping between Mari and Katana.

Features:

  • Geo-Channels
  • Node Graph
  • New Procedural Nodes
  • Streamlined Look Development
  • Material System Improvements
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CARA VR

Cara vr is a plug-in toolset for nuke that helps you create high-quality live-action 360 degree virtual reality content by streamlining vr stitching, compositing and review workflows.

With a specialized toolset for creating incredible live-action virtual reality content, Cara VR™ for Nuke® dramatically speeds up the challenging and often tedious process of stitching and compositing 360° video footage, so you have more time to focus on creating high-quality immersive experiences. The latest version of Cara VR is now integrated into your NukeX environment.

Cara VR in NukeX

  • The latest version of CaraVR is now part of your NukeX environment

Cara VR - What's New

Seamless stitching of mono or stereo VR content

Cara VR’s advanced stitching toolset automatically corrects for exposure and white balance differences between cameras, and stabilizes moving camera shots for a more comfortable viewing experience.

Powerful streamlined VR compositing workflows

Cara VR makes it easy for artists to use Nuke’s full suite of compositing tools on 360° footage for clean-up, set extensions, 3D element insertion and more.

Headset review inside Nuke

With Cara VR’s support for popular VR headsets, you can review directly from Nuke’s viewer or Nuke Studio’s timeline, eliminating the need to export to a separate application.

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Flix

Flix brings order to the chaos of story development, so Creatives can focus on great storytelling, and Production can be confident projects run like clockwork.

Flix makes life easier for both Creative and Production team.

Why Flix?

  • Free yourself of administrative tasks
  • An intuitive workflow to iterate freely
  • Collaborate efficiently
  • Keep using the tools you love

Introduction Flix 6.3

Flix 6.3

Flix 6.3 brings new levels of security with HTTPS, faster imports, and an enhanced Avid Dialogue workflow—saving you time to focus more on what matters.

  • Import Speed Improvements
  • More Secure than Ever (HTTPS - SSL/TLS)
  • Improved Avid Dialogue Workflow
  • Continued Improvements

Discover the iterative story development

Flix lives at the heart of your pre-production, making it easier for teams to collaborate together and iterate on ideas.

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FAQ's

ARK Infosolutions is the authorized distributor for Foundry's cutting-edge software solutions in India. We offer a wide range of products catering to various industries, including VFX, animation, gaming, design, and more. Some of the popular Foundry products we distribute include Nuke, Mari, Katana, and Modo.

purchase Foundry software products from ARK Infosolutions, you can visit our website and explore the available product offerings. Our sales team is also available to assist you in selecting the right software for your specific requirements.

Yes, ARK Infosolutions provides only genuine and fully licensed Foundry products. As an authorized distributor, we ensure that you receive authentic software licenses, giving you access to all the features and updates.

Absolutely! ARK Infosolutions offers complete technical support for Foundry software, including assistance with product installation, setup, and troubleshooting. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing you with a seamless experience.

Yes, we understand the importance of skill development. ARK Infosolutions conducts training sessions and workshops to help users master Foundry software and unleash its full potential.

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Yes, we offer upgrade options for existing Foundry software users. By upgrading through ARK Infosolutions, you can access the latest features and enhancements while availing special upgrade benefits.

Certainly! We offer volume licensing solutions tailored to the needs of businesses and educational institutions. Contact our sales team for more information and personalized licensing options.

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ARK Infosolutions is the authorized value-added distributor and reseller for Foundry in India, providing comprehensive support, competitive pricing, and responsive customer support to customers seeking effective Foundry implementation and utilization. They serve as a direct product reseller.

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