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AlignDots (Python)

This will align all selected dots with their input and output node, effectively placing them in a straight corner.
Running this script multiple times will make the dot switch between possible positions.

Keyboard shortcut: alt+shift+z
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

 

nke auto align dots shortcut keyboard

nuke align dots keyboard hotkey

CardInFrustum (Python)

Make a card that is oriented towards the selected camera node, and fit it in its frustum. Can be expression-linked, or placed on one frame.

 

nuke place card in camera frustum

CloseAllProperties (Python)

Closes all property boxes at once (especially useful if you like to use floating windows).

Keyboard shortcut: \
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

CycleOperations (Python)

Scrolls through the possible operations on selected Merge nodes.
If a Switch node is selected, it scrolls through the connected inputs.

Keyboard shortcut: alt+w, and alt+shift+w for backwards scroling
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

GoToDirectory (Python)

Keyboard shortcut to open the folder of the path currently on the clipboard.
If a Read or Write node is selected, it opens that folder instead.

Keyboard shortcut: alt+shift+r
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

MergeConnect (Python)

Select merge nodes and nodes to connect to them as their ‘A’ input, and all selected nodes will be connected to their respective Merge nodes – with a dot in a straight corner!

Keyboard shortcut: shift+y
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

 

nuke auto connect merge node

nuke connect merge keyboard shortcut

PasteForEachNode (Python)

Paste nodes from the clipboard for each currently selected node.

Keyboard shortcut: ctrl+shift+v
(can be changed in the menu.py file!)

 

nuke paste for each node

nuke keyboard shortcut paste for each node

readZEISSdata (Python)

Read ZEISS lens data files to a Nuke node. Adds supplementary features to ZEISS’ own plugin (e.g. animated curves for data like focus distance, works on all versions of Nuke).
The ZEISS plugin is not needed for this to work, but it can be downloaded here.

 

nuke read zeiss data zlcfnuke read ZEISS data import lens

SplitAllLayers (Python)

Split all layers of the currently selected node into shuffles, with some options for backdrops, distances, and merging them back together.

 

nuke split layers to shuffles multi channel

W.I.P.

Auto run .nk as NukeX (Windows registry key)

When opening a Nuke script, automatically run it as NukeX.

NukeShared (Python)

Automatically load plugins in Nuke when they’re placed in the right folder. Can also be used as a plugin repository on a server.

nuke auto install nodes

QuickShortcutEditor (Python)

Quickly change keyboard shortcuts for all nuke nodes or menu items.

 

nuke how to set keyboard hotkeys

WrapItUp (Python)

Collect all media, gizmos and other necessary files to make a Nuke script work, and copy it to one specific folder.
Features: auto-relinking, checks for duplicates, a command-line interface, a nice user interface when run in Nuke.

 

nuke get media for nukescript wrap it up

BBoxCrop (Gizmo)

Uncrop to place a cropped image back in its original position, or crop to the size of the BBox.

 

BBoxCrop gizmo ui

 

Uncropping (inverse crop) a cropped image so it can be merged back over the original:

 

nuke uncrop reverse inverse

Breakdown_Maker (Gizmo)

Quickly make a customizable breakdown that plays the shot while the layers are wiping sequentially.

 

PixelSort (C++ plugin)

Sort pixels in an orderly fashion.

 

pixel sorting in nuke

SetLoop (toolset, python)

Loop nodes an amount of times, like an image solver/iterator. Useful when, for instance, rendering fractals or reaction diffusion in Nuke.

 

ShiftRGB (C++ example project)

Tutorial for setting up the Nuke NDK using Visual Studio and writing/compiling a basic plugin.

 

Nuke NDK plugin knobs

houdini

RATConvert (Python, shelf tool)

Batch-convert and relink textures from path parameters to RAT files, using iconvert.
Works with UDIMs.

Install the shelf tool by placing it in $HOUDINI_USER_PREF_DIR/toolbar/
and adding it to a shelf using right click > ‘Edit Shelf Tab…’ > ‘Tools’.

(Or make a new shelf tool and add the Python script to it.)

 

auto convert and replace rat files

houdini rat file convert and relink

maya

BooleanBatch (MEL)

Batch the boolean command for one object with all selected objects.
Example: Subtract one object from many others without merging them.

 

boolean batch maya

RandUV (MEL)

Randomly scatter the UVs of all selected objects within variable maximum bounds.

 

lensstudio

Keyboard (Prefab, JavaScript)

An on-screen keyboard for Lens Studio
(for use in Snapchat AR lenses).

 

lens studio keyboard