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Interoperability

The devices, protocols and software tools that TouchDesigner interfaces to, via native Operators and Palette components.

TouchDesigner supports a wide range of devices, protocols and external tools that interface via their respective Operators, Palette components, and TouchDesigner Python methods, also known collectively as Interops.

Video Capture and Output Cardsedit

Blackmagic | Bluefish | AJA | Datapath | Point Grey | Windows Media Foundation | HD-SDI 3G, 12G, 4K, 8K

IP Camerasedit

see Video Device In

Movie File Codecsedit

Many codecs supported by FFMPEG | H.265 H.264 | HAP and HAP Q | EXR | GoPro Cineform | NotchLC |

Video Streamingedit

Newtek NDI with audio | H.264 Streaming | RTMP | Syphon and Spout | RTSP | SRT

DMX-Based Protocolsedit

DMX | Art-Net | sACN | FTDI |

Audioedit

ASIO | DirectSound | macOS Core Audio | Dante | MP3 AIFF WAV | LTC TimeCode | OpenVR |

Abletonedit

Ableton Link | TDAbleton |

Environment Scanners and Trackingedit

Kinect | Kinect Azure | RealSense and Cubemos | WrnchAI | Leap Motion | Hokuyo Scanner | Ouster LIDAR | NatNet OptiTrack | BlackTrax | PosiStageNet | ZED Camera | Stype | Leuze ROD4 |

Graphics Languagesedit

GLSL | Compute Shaders | OpenGL | CUDA | C++ Custom Operators |

Materials and Renderersedit

Substance Designer | Notch |

Virtual Realityedit

OpenVR | Vive | Oculus Rift | OpenVR Audio |

3D Scene Dataedit

FBX | Alembic | Pixar USD |

Physics and Dynamicsedit

Bullet Rigid Body Dynamics | NVIDIA FLow | NVIDIA Flex |

Network Protocolsedit

OSC | TCP/IP | UDP | UDT |

Web Browser and Toolsedit

Chromium/CEF Browser | WebSockets | Socketio | Web Server/Web Client |

Projection Mapping Calibrationedit

Vioso | Scalable Displays | kantanMapper | camSchnappr | projectorBlend | stoner |

Python and Filesedit

Python | JSON | XML |

Arduinoedit

Arduino | Firmata | Serial Ports |

Controllersedit

MIDI | Joystick |

Internet of Thingsedit

MQTT IoT |

Multi-Touchedit

Windows Multi-Touch | TUIO | TouchOSC | ZIG SIM |

Lasersedit

Laser | EtherDream | Helios DAC | Pangolin |

Open Software Systemsedit

OpenCV | openFrameworks |

Image and Coloredit

Photoshop Live | SVG (TOP and Web Render TOP) | OpenColorIO |

Licensingedit

CodeMeter USB Dongles |