QCPM – free Quartz Composer Plugin Manager

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by .lov.

qcpm-iconWe did not mentioned that earlier in this place, but we have a small free Quartz Composer Plugin Manager app. In a nutshell, it helps you to install plugins and it can detect issues like multi-instance plugins and well as plugins in the wrong place and so.

Check it out!

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale

Posted on: November 28th, 2014 by .lov.

Both CoGe and Vezér are on sale till 2nd of December (0:00 AM GMT/UTC): 40% off, so don’t miss the chance!

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Switch to the Quicktime Player

Posted on: November 27th, 2014 by .lov.

The Quicktime Player for movie playback

Since we introduced the Native Quicktime Player in CoGe 1.5.2 that is the recommended player module for video playback. Moving toward we deprecated the good old CoGeMoviePlayer in CoGe 1.6, which means that player series no longer maintained and it has been removed from the official version. If you installed CoGe before CoGe 1.6 the players are still exists on your system, but not working anymore.

If you have some older projects using the old modules, you should switch to the new Native Quicktime Player module, which has the same functionality and not just performs much better, but even more stable.

So, how to set the new Quicktime Player as the default?

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Set the Quicktime Player as default for Movie Loops

You just need to go to the Preferences -> Auto Player Select and select the Quicktime Player as the default playback module for Movie Loops. That is all! But since Player settings are project related, you may need to do that will your older projects too!

We know that this change could results in a little headache for you with your older projects – it was a hard decision, but it is the time to move toward…

Tip of the Day: Media Bank Preview

Posted on: November 6th, 2014 by .lov.

In CoGe 1.6 we introduced a new feature which allows you to preview Media Banks. Watch this short tutorial to get know the how:

Notes:

  • just hold down the ALT key while you click on a Media Bank
  • loops from DocOptic: http://docoptic.com

CoGe 1.6 released

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by .lov.

We are really happy to announce CoGe 1.6, which makes the app better then ever! There are a lot of not too shiny, but extremely important changes under the hood, that were needed to not just make CoGe even faster and stable, but to introduce a variety of new features, like

Make sure you checked out the changelog, then update with the built-in app updater or just download the app from the website!

Guest Tutorial – Getting started with CoGe by DocOptic

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by .lov.

DocOptic.com created a new tutorial, which covers all the basics and essentials to getting started with CoGe. Spoiler alert: the tutorial covers some of the new features that are part of the upcoming CoGe 1.6 update.

DocOptic.com provides VJ software tutorials & animated footage for live visuals and Video DJing. They have superb visual sets available to purchase as well as some freebies, so make sure you check the whole website out!

CoGe and OSX 10.10 Yosemite

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by .lov.

OSX 10.10 Yosemite is out, and CoGe is compatible with it from version 1.5.2.2. Apparently 10.10 fixes the well-known OpenCL Core Image memory leak too, which has been introduced on 10.9.

You can find more information about CoGe and 10.10 Yosemite: Forum.

Unfortunately there is a code signing issue with CoGe 1.5.2.2 on both 10.9.5 and 10.10, which will be fixed in the upcoming CoGe 1.6 update, but in the meantime, here you can find the workaround: Wiki.

CoGe Anniversary – Sale

Posted on: August 18th, 2014 by .lov.

CoGe hit the prime time 3 years ago… so, 30% off this week on licenses! Don’t miss the chance to celebrate with the app!

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Project Showcase – Affectus

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by .lov.

In our last Project Showcase article Loco Light we introduced one of the works of Russian artist Kir Khachaturov. Now, here is an other beautiful project from Kir and his team STRUTTURA, an interactive installation using the previously introduced egg cups technology: Affectus - and there is a superb making of video too!


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Tip of the day: Syncing sliders

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by .lov.

CoGe 1.5.2 added a new feature which makes syncing sliders easier then ever! Watch this short tutorial to get know the how: