Appendix A. Digital Compositing Software: Tools and Features

The purpose of the list given in this appendix is twofold. First, if you are already working with compositing software, it may help you to identify and understand tools within that package which you were unfamiliar with. We have tried to list features that are common to a variety of different packages, and to give a brief description of each. A more detailed description of certain features and operators can be found throughout the body of this book.

Second, this list can be used as a guide for evaluating and comparing software that you have never used but possibly intend to purchase or recommend. Given the wide and expanding variety of digital compositing tools that are available, it ...

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