Combustion was a computer program for motion graphics, compositing and visual effects. It is commonly likened to Adobe's After Effects, and shares a timeline based interface with Autodesk Media and Entertainment's (formerly Discreet) higher-end compositing systems Inferno, Flame and Flint. This is in contrast to the node based interface used by some other compositing applications.
The last version of Combustion was Combustion 2008. The end of its development was never officially announced, but the company was known to be concurrently developing a new compositing platform, Autodesk Toxik