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Commands and scriptlets at your fingertips smartCommand

Access all commands from one central location

smartCommand lets you quickly execute commands from all menus and sub menus (inclusive custom menus) inside Nuke. It offers easy access to all commands in one list and provides search functionality to find commands quickly. Used commands get stored in your history.

Create custom collections and scriptlets

You can create custom collections for your favorite commands and assign colors and hotkeys to them. In addition, smartCommand offers the scriptlets menu to execute any kind of custom python commands.

Customize it to your needs

smartCommand offers a variety of settings and lets you customize your collection- and scriptlets root so that you can either work on your own or share and use collections and scriptlets among other artists.


Here you can download some pre defined scriptlets.

scriptlets 1.0.0


Do you have any question about smartCommand? make sure to read our tools specific faq for smartCommand.


• Execute commands from one central location
• Bundle commands into custom collections
• Tint and assing hotkeys to commands
• Execute scriptlets
• Share custom collections and scriptlets
• Floating window and dockable window


Nuke8, Nuke9, Nuke10, Nuke11, Nuke12, Nuke13

Linux, Mac, Windows

where to buy

download trial

Please use our free tool connect to download your smartCommand trial.
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The written documentation can be found here: smartCommand documentation

FAQ for smartCommand

Here you will find some frequently asked questions on smartCommand. Please make sure to read them first. Please also have a look on the documentation. If you have any question that is not listed in here please don't hesitate to contact us. We are pleased to help you.

How do I install smartCommand?

Each cragl tool can be installed via cragl connect - our free tool to install and manage all of your cragl tools directly inside NUKE. If you haven't already done so please download connect.
By opening connect you will see a list of all cragl tools. You can drag and drop it to the right hand side of the connect window to reveal more infos. Just click on "buy". After purchasing you will receive an install code for your tool. Now simply click "install now" and enter the received install code. The tool will be downloaded and installed automatically for you. So you don't need to struggle with any install issue.


Here you find an overview of the smartCommand's versions and its improvements. Please log in to download versions.

smartCommand v1.3.2

• Fix settings file is non well formed when creating a new one

smartCommand v1.3.1

• Fix dropping license into license window raises UnicodeDecodeError

smartCommand v1.3.0

• Fix reading trial license data fails decrypting
• Send email to license author when machine installs license

smartCommand v1.2.1

• Make Nuke-13 ready

smartCommand v1.2.0

• Allow install if mac id is already in DB and license quantity is 0
• Speed up running in offline mode

smartCommand v1.1.0

• Open up for site licenses
• Use credentials to install a tool

smartCommand v1.0.0

• Initial Release