Nuke 12.2 expected to be released soon will support importing USD files into Nuke’s default ReadGeo node. USD files similar to alembic but more robust and powerful interchange format provides more flexibility with importing animated models, materials while having extra hydra viewer support.
Universal Scene Description (USD) is a framework for the interchange of 3D computer graphics information, created and Developed by the R&D team at Pixar, USD is open-source software. Universal Scene Description boasts power and versatility, it’s being quickly and widely adopted in the visual effects community.
Foundry Live: Nuke 12.2 release and a special announcement on Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 there is a special announcement around Nuke 12.2.
New updates across the Nuke family from new 2D and 3D format support from fresh SyncReview feature in Nuke Studio, Hiero, and HieroPlayer—perfect for teams working remotely.