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Vvvv Alternatives for Mac

Vvvv is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Processing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Vvvv and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Vvvv are Pure Data, OpenFrameworks, Isadora and Vuo.

Vvvv alternatives are mainly VFX Software but may also be Programming Languages or Projection Mapping Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Vvvv.
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  1. Processing icon

    Processing

    • FreeOpen Source
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    17 alternatives to Processing 

    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.

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    Pure Data

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    38 alternatives to Pure Data 

    Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing. It is the third major branch of the family of patcher programming languages known as Max (Max/FTS, ISPW Max, Max/MSP, jMax, etc.

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    OpenFrameworks

    • FreeOpen Source
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    15 alternatives to OpenFrameworks 

    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:

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    Isadora

    • Mac
    • Windows
    19 alternatives to Isadora 

    Isadora is the award winning, interactive media presentation tool that allows you to follow your artistic impulse. Whether you are an artist, designer, performer, or VJ, you can quickly and easily harness the limitless potential of digital media and real-time interactivity with...

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    1.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Isadora.
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    Idadora is easy to learn yet still offers many options for live interaction. offers macOS and windows versions.

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    Powerful gpu based graphics pipeline with a quick and simple learning curve.

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    Vuo

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    25 alternatives to Vuo 

    Vuo lets media creators make interactive animations, exhibits, performances, and professional-grade media projects by connecting up simple building blocks. Media creators can use these blocks to manipulate audio input, images, layers, videos, and 2D + 3D graphics, as well as...

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    Cinder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Cinder 

    CINDER PROVIDES A POWERFUL, INTUITIVE TOOLBOX for programming graphics, audio, video, networking, image processing and computational geometry. Cinder is cross-platform, and in general the exact same code works under Mac OS X, Windows and a growing list of other platforms — most...

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    ORCA

    • FreeOpen Source
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    34 alternatives to ORCA 

    Orca is an Esoteric Programming Language and live-coding environment for musical experimentation. In Orca, each letter of the alphabet is an operation, lowercase letters operate on bang, uppercase letters operate each frame.

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    Nodebox

    • FreeOpen Source
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    17 alternatives to Nodebox 

    NodeBox is a new software application for creating generative art using procedural graphics and a new way to approach graphic design.

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    1.  Node BasedNodebox supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
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      Fugio

      • FreeOpen Source
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      13 alternatives to Fugio 

      Fugio is a free, open source, visual programming system for making digital art and creative projects using a wide range of technologies, for Windows, OS X, and Linux (including Raspberry Pi).

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      1.  Support for MIDIFugio includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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      VDMX

      • Mac
      16 alternatives to VDMX 

      VDMX5 was created from the ground up to meet the demands of realtime video performance. Built around a robust data processing architecture it was designed to be used with whatever hardware- or software- you've got available.

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