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Edit knobs on the fly smartEdit

Edit knobs on the fly

smartEdit lets you edit knobs on the fly without the need to navigate to Nuke's properties bin. You can leave your mouse cursor in your node graph and quickly update knobs. You can set up knobs to show up for each node class and speed up editing knobs that are often updated.

Execute quickscripts for all node classes

smartEdit offers functionality to execute any Python code for a selected node. These codes can be shared among your team and everybody can access quick helpers that speed up your daily work.

Customize knob mappings

All knob mappings can be customized to your needs and you can add new custom knob mappings as required.


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


• 100% free
• Edit knobs on the fly
• Set quickknobs for single nodes and node classes
• Execute quickscripts for all node classes
• Share quickscripts with your team
• Customize knob mappings


Nuke11, Nuke12, Nuke13, Nuke14, Nuke15

Linux, Mac, Windows


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

FAQ for smartEdit

Here you will find some frequently asked questions on smartEdit. 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 smartEdit?

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 smartEdit's versions and its improvements. Please log in to download versions.

smartEdit v1.4.0

• Update to nuke-15

smartEdit v1.3.0

• Add studio model
• Add help menu

smartEdit v1.2.0

• Update to nuke-14

smartEdit v1.1.1

• Make Nuke-13 ready

smartEdit v1.1.0

• Speed up running in offline mode

smartEdit v1.0.0

• Initial release