Play with Snapchat Lenses live for VJing, music videos – here’s how

Wouldn’t it be great if you could use those wild face filters live in an AV show / VJ set / music video? Well, you can, thanks to the magic of Syphon – and this VDMX tutorial by Projectile Objects makes it easy.

Apple added an orange dot that’s a showstopper for live visuals – and it needs a fix

In the interest of security and privacy, Apple on macOS Monterey has added a prominent orange dot to display outputs when audio capture is active. That renders their machines unusable for live visual performance, though, since it’s also shown on external displays. Dear macOS team – we urgently need a fix here.

Peter Kirn - December 20, 2021

Free tool: make any Mac app a video source with Syphon Virtual Webcam

Virtual, online, streaming tools – a lot of them are inflexible when it comes to inputs beyond just a webcam. The solution: a free utility that lets you route video from any Syphon app on the Mac. The Mac visual developer community is a friendly bunch. This time, the love comes from TroikaTronix, makers of […]

Peter Kirn - July 8, 2020

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