Notch's root node can confuse new users. It's both the central node but it's also your active render context. What happens when you want to quickly render another texture in the background and use it as a mask, displacement map, or material texture?
Notch is becoming one of the go-to tools for making content that will be embedded in other media servers. But what do you do if you don't have your TouchDesigner license with you or if you don't have a disguise server handy to test your Notch Block?
In this video, Elburz debunks the myths of optimization and gives you an introduction to optimizing projects in Notch. He covers a general strategy for optimizing, how to use the Profiler, and gives you pro tips on how to get make any project run faster.
Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Arminas Kazlauskas, Product Specialist at Notch, for a 3-day live streamed virtual event in collaboration with Notch. We covered a lot over the 3 live stream sessions and it flew by!
Over the past week, we've had a blast putting on our joint live stream with the Notch team! We've put together and explained building a virtual game show experience that is controllable through Twitch chat commands.
Working with Notch Blocks in TouchDesigner is amazing...except when you need to make lots of small and quick changes to the original Notch project before re-exporting it over and over. If you're using this combo professionally, you do have a solution.
Continuing our series of getting you dense release notes summarized in an easy to digest fashion, we've got a big Notch release today that just dropped! It's the first release since the beginning of August and it's packed with new features, new nodes, bug fixes, and lots of other updates.
With the new Exposable Array's feature in Notch and TouchDesigner, you can simulate many of the features and benefits of TouchDesigner's instancing while still using the amazing features and content creation power of Notch.
Notch is a fantastic tool for content creation but that doesn't mean you can get away without getting technical. When you're working on large projects with high-resolutions and framerates, it's important to make sure you technically prepare your Notch projects to run smoothly and consistently.