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More on Quartz Composer (Free Interactive OS X Tiger Tool)

[Updated:] Check out the new QuartzComposer blog; I’ll be reading! -PK I looked earlier this week at Quartz Composer, an interactive eye candy development tool that not only creates slick RSS newsfeed screensavers, but even allows audio and MIDI input and outputs MIDI control, perfect for live performance and VJing. Developer Pierre-Olivier Latour has posted […]

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Tiger: Free Real-Time Interactive Eye Candy Maker — Quartz Composer

Joshua Ellis (zenarchery.com) writes us with an insanely cool discovery on the Mac OS X 10.4 developer DVD. I’m still waiting on my Tiger shipment, but this will definitely be on my install. Josh writes: So I’m playing with the new Quartz Composer in OS X 10.4, which allows you to do weird sort of […]

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MixEmergency: Mac Visualization App Adds Video, Quartz Compositions to Serato

MixEmergency is a new attempt to expand the DJ techniques into the visual realm in a single, integrated environment. And once again, Serato is the backdrop. We saw Serato’s own Scratch-Live, which provides digital vinyl control in Serato, when dj rndm gave us a detailed hands-on earlier this year. The VIDEO-SL focused on vinyl control […]

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eMotion – Quartz powered particle based madness.

EMotionDemoUploaded by AdrienMondot Adrien Mondot has posted a preview of his latest creation for OS X – eMotion. eMotion is an physically modeled, OpenGL powered particle engine enabled app that is Quartz Composer friendly, has an incredible text engine, and has Wii remote, wacom tablet, OSC and sudden motion sensor inputs to drive parameters. Watch […]

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Vuo visual patcher gets glitchier, more useful; free community edition available

Vuo is an unsung gem for macOS – able to make elegant visual and AV patches, and your own plug-ins for VJing and production. 2.2 adds more nodes, and there’s a free “community” license to try.

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Vuo Pro 2.0 for Mac lets you make your own video plugins, VJ FX – and now there’s a free version

Vuo is a visual tool for making effects, generators, and transitions for live visuals/VJing and production. And they’re so keen to get artists going, they’re giving away an edition – complete with online training.

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Isadora 2.5, new chapter for creativity server, 3D shaders

In the landscape of live visual tools, Isadora is something special. Despite being known mostly in certain circles – its name itself is a nod to the world of dance (Isadora Duncan) – it’s uniquely adept in those worlds. When it comes to mixing live visuals and interactivity with modern dance and theater, for instance, […]

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Outside dance music, systems of contemplation with Inner8, sYn

Daniele Antezza and Federico Nitti are seated in a patch of grass in the park, lost in reflection like giddy monks. The conversation turns to archaic geometries from lost civilizations, then to how to let loose unstable configurations of sound, then how to sweep away a party crowd in the whole experience. But, perhaps true […]

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Five Musical Tech April Fools’ Jokes We Almost Wish Were Real

Like the proverbial Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day, it seems that music tech writers this year saw their shadow and decided to stay in their hole rather than deal with the yearly deluge of fake news that arrives on April Fools’. That’s a shame. Because this year, a few ideas are preposterous enough that we […]

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Vuo Gets Prettier: Fancy Light Maps, Live, in Patching Environment

Vuo 0.6 normal+specular mapping demo from Steve Mokris on Vimeo. Vuo, aka “that visual development environment that isn’t Quartz Composer, continues to march forward. Just a quick tidbit, but this looks like a tasty morsel: normal and specular maps on 3D objects mean more photo-realistic lighting. As the demo video puts it: Vuo 0.6 supports […]

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