10 Best Real-Time Animation Tools

10 Best Real-Time Animation Tools

For someone new to the world of animation, especially real-time animation, the industry and what’s available can appear downright bewildering. There are a great many solutions it seems, starting with Autodesk’s wonderful, but pricey solutions, to free and shareware solutions. There are of course the most well-known and perhaps also the most popular solutions such as Autodesk’s solutions, Kinemac for the Mac and Reallusion’s iClone4. But there are plenty of other options as well.

 
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10 Best Software for Visual Performance Artist

10 Best Software for Visual Performance Artist

The task of selecting software for live audio-visual performances can become overwhelming, given the wide variety of solutions that are available. As is true of choosing anything, you need to understand what you need. You then take a look at what is available. Once again as with most other products, there are features offered that you may not comprehend completely. Your selection depends on your own skills and experience in the profession too. This can be especially tough for someone who is just starting out in this domain, or trying to get things done in such software for the first time, because you may not even be sure of what you need exactly. A good starting point is to take a look at what is available. And hence what are presented here are the best ones according to the professionals. So read on here to get the taste of some of the best VJ software that is available in the market today, including free ones right at the end.

 
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Best Quartz Composer Tutorials

Best Quartz Composer Tutorials

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.

 
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