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Natron v2.4.3

Open Source Compositing Software For VFX and Motion Graphics.

Cross platform and open-source compositor
for visual effects and motion graphics industry

Natron is a powerful Digital Compositor that can handle of your 2D/2.5D needs. Its robust OIIO file formats and OpenFX architecture is what make Natron the most flexible open source compositor for the visual effects community. Its interface and functionally are the same across all platforms such as MacOS, Linux and Windows. Natron has a powerful keying, roto/rotopaint, 2D tracking tools that are staple for all current film production project that requires visual effects.

Natron Features

On the surface Natron has a powerful GUI interface that is a flexible and intuitive multi-platform node based engine. Natron may seem to be a simple compositing application but it does have layers of complexity that will allow your creativity to reach new heights. Natron has flexible Roto and Rotopaint tool-set that can generate unlimited layers of masks, mattes and shapes. Natron has a powerful 2D and Planar tracker to help reduce hours of rotoscoping to meet personal or client deadlines. It has some strong keying or matte generation tools that has been developed from the main OFX software developers and a plethora of tools from the open source plugin developing community.

Flexible Rotoscoping

Multi-layered rotoscoping
with stroke capability.


Powerful 2D and Planar tracker for
tracking jobs.

Powerful Keying Tool

Natron offers various keying
tools for your production needs.

Curve and Dope-sheet Editor

Powerful curve and dope-sheet
Editor with fluid interface.

GPU and Network Rendering

GPU and Network rendering
capability for faster production.

OFX Compatible

Natron is a listed Open-source OFX

Shadertoy/G'MIC OFX Plugins

Shadertoy and G'MIC is also with us.
Powerful and feature-rich community

Community Plugins

over 250 and ever increasing
community plugins Here

Version 2.4.3
Known issues

Crash when closing a project window on macOS 12+ (Qt4 only). #712
Rendering sometimes silently stalls after X frames. #248
Some image formats may have issues (PCX, PSB). #602
MTS video files are sometimes not read correctly. #186


Added support for render progress in taskbar icon (Windows/macOS). #766
Added palette support in color selector. #754
Allow creating a node with the same name that was just deleted. #732
Natron can now keep up to 32 project backups (see Preferences/General/Save versions). #562
Only display the overlays for nodes that are in the viewer render path and have their properties panel maximized. Can be disabled in Preferences/Viewer. #744
Fix rendering from Python (by calling app.render()) when nodes use Python expressions. #560
Fix drawing of closed Bezier overlays. #659
RotoPaint does not reconnect to the viewer at each stroke by default. Added a button to the viewer interface to re-enable this behavior. #641

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Community Plugins:

Community Scripts:

Sample Projects:
Spaceship: basic compositing and effects
BayMax: using multiple layers and EXRs
GNUVolador: animating layers of an SVG drawing
Older projects

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