Anyone looking for an alternative to Adobe After Effects on Linux has just won a new option, in addition to the all-powerful Nuke, and open source Natron, in addition to the popular Blender, we also have is the Fusion by Black Magic.
Fusion is one of the most popular tools in Hollywood, it helped to make several works, films and series that are renowned in several aspects, including obviously, special effects, which is where the program stands out.
Fusion has a free version for Linux, Windows and Mac and a paid version that brings more functions as well. I find it interesting to comment on some of the films and series in which Fusion was used, so you can get an idea of its quality, so here’s a short list:
– 2012 (film)
– Captain America: The Winter Soldier
– Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
– Game of Thrones
– Ghost Rider
– Gravity (film)
– Hancock (film)
– Happy Feet
– Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
– Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
– Hellboy 2
– Independence Day (1996)
– Iron Man (2008)
– Journey to the Center of the Earth
– King Kong (2005)
– Mr. & Mrs. Smith
– Noah (2014)
– Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
– Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (film)
– Prometheus (2012 film)
– Resident Evil: Apocalypse
– Saw 3D
– Spider-Man 3
– Superman Returns
– Terminator Salvation
– The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
– The Day After Tomorrow
– The Matrix Reloaded
– The Matrix Revolutions
– The Social Network
– Thor (film)
– Titanic (1997)
These are some, among Many others, that are part of the grand Hall of projects in which Fusion participated, the program has more than 20 years of existence and market and is a consolidated professional platform in the field of special effects. Most films are not finished with just one program, so it’s good to make it clear that in summary, the films didn’t just use Fusion, but it did too.
Download and installation
As I mentioned, Fusion has a free version and a paid version, we will learn how to install the free version, if you need the paid version the license fee is 995 dollars. Let’s go to the installation?
1 – Go to the Black Magic website. Click the download button.
2 – Choose the platform.
3 – Enter your data to be able to download.
After completing the data, click on the “Register & Download” button
4 – You will download a compressed file, just extract and inside it you will find a .run file, just double click on it and the installation process will start with an installer in the Next >> Next >> Finish style.
After completing the installation process, you will find the program in your computer’s menu, as well as a shortcut to uninstall the program as well.
Now just make your cinematographic creations, earn a lot of money and come here to say “thank you” for having shown you this fantastic program! ??
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