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    Cinder Alternatives

    Cinder is described as 'CINDER PROVIDES A POWERFUL, INTUITIVE TOOLBOX for programming graphics, audio, video, networking, image processing and computational geometry' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cinder for Windows, Mac, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Processing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cinder are Vvvv (Free), Processing.js (Free, Open Source), OpenFrameworks (Free, Open Source) and Vuo (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2022
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    CINDER PROVIDES A POWERFUL, INTUITIVE TOOLBOX for programming graphics, audio, video, networking, image processing and...
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      Processing is an open source programming environment and library built to handle images, animation, and interactivity. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning to code, prototyping, and producing full applications.
    1. vvvv is a graphical programming environment for easy prototyping and development. It is designed to facilitate the handling of large media environments with physical interfaces, real-time motion graphics, audio and video that can interact with many users simultaneously.


    2. Processing.js is an open programming language, port of the Processing Visualization Language, for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets. Processing.

      Discontinued

      The github repository is archived and no more maintained.
      The code will still be available in read-only mode, no releases will be pulled from any of the places it was distributed through, but the last version is, and will forever be, v1.6.6.

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      openFrameworks is an open source C++ toolkit designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation. The toolkit is designed to work as a general purpose glue, and wraps together several commonly used libraries, including:
    3. Vuo lets media creators make interactive animations, exhibits, performances, and professional-grade media projects by connecting up simple building blocks.


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      NodeBox is a new software application for creating generative art using procedural graphics and a new way to approach graphic design.
    4. In short, OPENRNDR is a tool to create tools. It is an open source framework for creative coding, written in Kotlin for the Java VM that simplifies writing real-time interactive software.
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    5. Context Free is a program that generates images from written instructions called a grammar. The program follows the instructions in a few seconds to create images that can contain millions of shapes.
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      Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots.
    6. Fugu is a procedural modelling system for 3D graphics. It supports the generation, manipulation and animation of 3D form using scripts written in the Lua programming language.
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