Quartz Composer Alternatives
Quartz Composer is described as 'node-based visual programming language provided as part of the Xcode development environment in Mac OS X for processing and rendering graphical data' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Quartz Composer for Mac, Windows, Linux and the Web. The best alternative is Processing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Quartz Composer are Pure Data (Free, Open Source), Framer (Freemium, Open Source), TouchDesigner (Free Personal) and Cinder (Free, Open Source).
- Framer combines the power of code with the ease of visual editing. Prototype beautiful microinteractions or realistic apps. It’s time to design with development in mind. View 24 alternatives to Framer
- Freemium • Open Source
Framer vs Quartz ComposerFramer is a very different tool and (in the vast majority of circumstances) entirely unsuitable as an alternative. While Quartz Composer can be used for application prototyping (Facebook even used it for developing and testing app ideas), Quartz Composer's strength is in visual effects development, not GUI layout.