vvvv is a visual live-programming environment. It takes you from rapid prototyping to final production with a focus on creative coding, interaction design, physical computing, data visualization, computer vision and related fields.

For your coding convenience, vvvv combines aspects of dataflow and object-oriented programming. It can easily be extended with any .NET library or by writing C# code.

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vvvv beta

In development since 2001, vvvv beta has been used by many companies worldwide to create large media environments.

Recommended for:

  • 3d Graphics
  • Physics
  • Audio/Video Playback
  • Multiscreen Setups
  • Projection Mapping
  • Client-Server Setups
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    vvvv gamma

    In preview since April 2019, vvvv gamma is the next generation of vvvv, entirely rewritten from scratch.

    Recommended for:

  • 2d Graphics
  • Computer Vision
  • Devices and Protocols
  • Multithreading
  • Integration of .NET libraries
  • Creating Executables
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    Tutorial Videos

    Beginners start here: Get a feeling for working with vvvv.

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    HowTo Videos

    Specific questions answered step-by-step.

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    The manual: Technical descriptions of vvvv in detail.

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    The bigger picture: Providing background and context.

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    vvvv Forum


    Get answers to your questions or find them in existing discussions in the vvvv forum.

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    Join us for a chat: Get help 24/7 or just hang out with your fellow patchers.

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    Join us for a meetup: real-world, in-person drinks and presentations around vvvv.

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    vvvv is protected by our (pattern pending) T.R.U.S.T model:

    • No copy-protection
    • No feature limitations
    • No mandatory registration
    • We trust you to declare your commercial use of vvvv correctly.

    That’s the world we want to live in. If vvvv helps you make a living, then help us make a living by providing vvvv for you.

    Commercial Use

    Any commercial use requires a per-developer license. Commercial use includes funded academic research and usage by NPOs.

    Buy licenses for vvvv gamma

    (still to come)

    Free Use

    vvvv can be used freely without any limitations for the following purposes:

    • Evaluation
    • Non-commercial use
    • FOSS development
    • Contribution development
    • Teaching and learning vvvv


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