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Delta Compositor

Delta compositor status: Pre-alpha
Software available: Delta Script Compositor

Snapshot of Delta CompositorDelta compositor will be a high-end video compositing system and machine vision framework. Delta is intended to be the ideal package for Standard-Def, High-Def and Film Visual Media Postproduction. It is in very early stages of development and design. more about Delta

14 Dec 2006: Delta Script Compositor version 0.00 alpha 1 is now available from the project page. By writing files in a simple language called DeltaScript, quite powerful compositing effects can already be achieved

13 Jan 2008
A first preview of the front-end is finally on the horizon. Yet again, Delta has been going through some fundamental re-thinks to make it versatile and expandable. To keep your appetite whetted, here's a Screenshot, showing a graph with two viewers open and the parameter editor. More about the upcoming release

Future release schedule:

  1. Xframe: image handling library with support for 8 to 64bit values, deep TIFF, PNG and OpenEXR output Preview released 17 Sep 2006
  2. Delta compositor engine: A developer preview release showing how the compositor engine will work. The main() will be a hard-coded composite graph.Released 13 Nov 2006
  3. Delta script compositor with file handling: This release will be fully functioning (but with limited features) as a script based compositing package. Alpha released 14th Dec.
  4. Front-end: An early release of the graphical front-end allowing drag-and-drop, parameter tweaking, multilayer support for stereo image compositing, native 16 bit float handling.
  5. Delta Parallel: A release with a better front end but also full parallel processing and network support
  6. Node groups: packs of useful nodes will start to appear.

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For more information about Delta, to be kept informed about releases, offer support (moral or technical) compose an email to

Peter Hillman