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Assist tool for NUKEX


What is Assist for NUKEX?

NUKEX’s Assist tool allows the essential everyday tasks of paint, roto, 2D tracking and planar tracking to be shared with a wider group of artists at no additional cost.

Available as two additional licenses for every NUKEX license with valid maintenance, Assist for NUKEX gives artists access to a select set of NUKE nodes to perform the essential everyday tasks of paint, roto, 2D tracking and planar tracking and comes completely free to NUKEX customers on valid maintenance.


How do I get my hands on Assist for NUKEX?

  • If you're a NUKEX owner with valid maintenance you can get hold of your Assist licenses now, we have sent you an email with instructions.
  • If you're a NUKEX customer but are worried your maintenance may have lapsed, please contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk or your local reseller to renew and get your hands on the latest release and Assist licenses.
  • If you're a NUKE customer and are interested in Assist, please contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk or your local reseller to ugrade to NUKEX today.

Want to know more?

Have all of your questions answered with our Assist for NUKEX Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Assist for NUKEX?

NUKEX’s Assist tool is a new addition to the NUKEX feature set only available for NUKEX customers with current maintenance. Technically it is a separate installing NUKE license (nukexassist_i) with a cut down feature set to perform the common tasks of Paint, Roto, 2D Tracking and Planar Tracking.


How many Assist licenses do I get for every NUKEX license I have?

Two Assist licenses will be available with every NUKEX license on valid maintenance.


What is the benefit to me of having NUKEX’s Assist tool?

The Assist licenses will allow you to share your paint, roto and 2D tracking work with a wider group of artists without the additional cost of a full NUKE license or equivalent application.


How will NUKE Assist be licensed?

Assist for NUKEX will be licensed as two separate NUKE licenses, and both will be linked to the maintenance term of your existing NUKEX license. When your maintenance expires so will the Assist licenses.


Is NUKE Assist available with all types of licenses?

No, NUKE Assist is only available on permanent licenses not on rental or education licenses.


Will Assist be available as both floating and node-locked licenses?

Yes.


I am a NUKE customer, can I buy Assist licenses?

Assist is only available for NUKEX customers with valid maintenance. If you are a NUKE customer and want to get your hands on NUKEX’s Assist tool, contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk or your local reseller to upgrade your NUKE license to NUKEX today.


I am a NUKEX customer with valid maintenance for a floating license how do I get my Assist licenses?

If you have current maintenance and don't have your NUKE Assist licenses then please contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk and our Sales Admin team will help you.


I am a NUKEX customer with valid maintenance for a node-locked license how do I get my Assist licenses?

If you have current maintenance and don't have your NUKE Assist licenses then please contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk and our Sales Admin team will help you.


I have a three machine redundant license server, how to I get my Assist licenses?

Customers with this set up should contact licenses@thefoundry.co.uk to access their Assist licenses.


Is it possible to buy more Assist licenses?

If you are a NUKEX customer on valid maintenance and want to increase the number of Assist licenses you have access to please contact sales@thefoundry.co.uk or your local reseller to discuss purchase options.


I have a nodelocked Production COLLECTIVE with current Maintenance. How do I get my 2 x NUKE Assist licenses?

Please fill out our NUKE Assist request form here.