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Interactive Controllers with TouchOSC



  • Jimmy Gillies Gillies


    Can you advise if there is a way of integrating audio, into a effect, or any suggestions on how to apply audio in general, to a timeline.., thanks much ..,Much Appreciated :) ?



  • Brittany Factura

    Hey Jimmy, 

    We do not support audio with Lightform Creator but one of our favorite things to do is to publish Live Effects and modify their parameters via OSC based on a soundtrack using either Vezer or Abelton

    You can read a bit more on how to set this up in these articles:

    We plan to publish more tutorials on these kinds of audio-based workflows soon!

  • Enrico Corelli

    Is possible to connect physical button to move between transiction or recognize the moving of one hand in some specific are of projection to choose some others slide? 

  • Brittany Factura

    Hi Enrico!

    As long as the button can send OSC messages, it should be able to communicate with the LF1. 

    You can find the editable OSC mappings in the Control Page. Click the Edit OSC Mappings button to map controls to OSC. For example, advancing to the next slide or going back to the previous slide are available OSC Mappings. If you press the Learn button, the LF1 will accept the next incoming OSC message and that will be used to control the function. You can read more about the OSC mappings here:

    The LF1 cannot detect hand gestures or hand movement to interact with slides or control any function.

  • Marc Syp

    Do you have any plans to provide timeline shuttle control to the live effects, which then could be controlled via OSC?  In architectural visualization, this would let us do a sun path study, for instance, which represents time of day.  Having a shuttle would essentially let us "move the sun".




  • Brittany Factura

    Hey Marc!

    That sounds like an awesome addition. Could you elaborate a little more on what you'd want out of the feature and the use case you're envisioning? We'd love to learn more to add this onto our product's list of potential feature requests.

  • Ellen Byrne

    Hi there, is it possible to trigger a particular slide with OSC? 

  • Kevin

    Hi Ellen- Yes, this is possible. In the Control Page of Lightform Creator, after you publish a project to your device, open up the "Edit OSC Mappings" dialog. From there, you can set the mappings for "next slide" and "previous slide", as well as "slide index" where you can send the slide number directly.


  • Bastian Waidelich


    I bought the TouchOSC app but I couldn't get it to work with Android (the comments at didn't help).


    I just tried it with the free "OSC Controller" app instead and that works almost out of the box, using 8000 as port.


    PS: In the description above Incoming & Outgoing Port is not in sync with the screenshot, I think they are flipped



  • Agent

    Hi Bastian, 

    Thanks for this feedback. I'll share it with the team so we can get those resources updated.




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