Houdini’s tricks: inspiration and tutorials for the essential free-to-start visual tool

It’s time to become a visual escape artist. Houdini, the 3D procedural tool from SideFX, is vital secret sauce in visuals, including live and immersive AV. But what’s it about – either technically how to use this thing or why and how to get inspired? There are some great recent videos from the Houdini folks with just that in mind. Don’t forget, too – it’s free for Unreal and Unity use.

Videosync, AV tool for Ableton Live, adds more shaders and formats and expressive tools

Quick! Make visuals for that track! Uh… yeah, normally visual tools aren’t nearly as immediate and playable as music ones. And that’s where Videosync comes in – now with a vastly expanded feature set belied by today’s 1.1 release.

Peter Kirn - April 1, 2022

Resolume 7.10 adds previews of slices as you work in Wire, Blend Modes menu

Resolume keeps plugging away at new features in their live visual / VJ tool. They went live from here in Europe this afternoon to show off what’s new in 7.10 – that’s seven-point-ten, in case you recall we just followed some new stuff from them.

Peter Kirn - March 11, 2022

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