Best Quartz Composer Tutorials

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Quartz Composer is a powerful tool for processing and rendering graphical data. You can use it easily for manipulating any type of graphics in real time. It uses node based visual programming language and can be easily adopted by non-programmer due to it simplicity. It uses OpenGL, OpenCL in new Mac OS X, Core Image, Core Video, JavaScript, and other technologies. You can drag and drop, link nodes and play with values to create amazing graphics. Using Quartz Composer you can create Screen Savers, iTunes Visualizers, UI for applications, by conjunction with Cocoa. To use Quartz Composer, install Xcode developer tools from your Mac OS X disc.

In this round-up we present best Quartz Composer tutorials for Developers, Visual Effects Artists, Motion Graphics Designers and VJ`s. And Before you begin with any of these tutorials, please read Quartz Composer Programming Guide.

Basic Tutorial on Images and Directories in Quartz Composer

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Particle Effects Following Mouse Input

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Gradient Image Reflection

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Light Ray Text Effect

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Double Helix
How to create a rotating double helix in 3D with Quartz Composer.

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Turn Quartz Composition into a Standalone Application.

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Dashboard Widget

Tutorial to create Mac OS X dashboard widget with Quartz Composer.

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Screen Saver
Tutorial shows how to create your own screensavers using Quartz Composer.

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Lightning and Audio Reactive Movements

Lighting the 3D Cubes and use audio to make it interactive.

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Bouncing Ball
This video tutorial shows the basic steps of how to make a ball bounce to the beat of the music.

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Webcam Audio Visualizer Art

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Music Visualizer
Tutorial for creating music visualizer.

Best Quartz Composer Tutorials

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