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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Useful Processing Applet Source Codes

Useful Processing Applet Source Codes

Processing is great tool for programmers for creating graphics which can be manipulated with any given input. It’s free and open source and uses Java programming language which in itself is great. There is very little you cannot do with Processing. Besides producing graphics for videos, art installations and concerts, it can be used for web (within browser) like flash. It has a vibrant and creative community of developers, teachers, and artists that share their work, contribute ideas, and expand the features of Processing.

 
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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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