Lightform Labs

Lightform Labs is an extension of Lightform Creator that includes beta and experimental features.

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These features are unsupported but we welcome bug reports and feedback, to help us continue to build the best software for projection mapping.

How to enable/disable Labs

To enable Labs, click Help > Enable Labs in the menu bar. When Labs is enabled you will see the Labs icon in the top-right corner of Creator.

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To disable Labs, click Help > Disable Labs. All the Labs features will be hidden.


Labs Features

Since Labs seamlessly integrates into Creator, there are several places you will notice new options and features appear.

Control Page

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  • Projector On/Off [For LF2 only]
    Allows you to turn the projector lamp on/off
  • Check for Firmware Updates
    Lightform device will check for new available firmware

 

Asset Properties

In the Properties panel of Effect and Generator Assets, three new options: Built-in Presets, Live, and Content Style will appear.

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  • Built-in Presets
    Some assets have Built-in Presets that allow you to change to a modified version of the selected asset. By using Built-in Presets, you can make your content more unique and have more options to choose from.
  • Live
    When the Live button is switched on, you have the ability to control the properties of the selected asset in real-time after the project has been published. Please note that you can only have one Live asset per slide. Read more about Live assets here.
  • Content Style
    The Content Style section will let you make style adjustments to your selected asset such as changing the Hue/Saturation, Color Fill, and Brightness/Contrast.

  

Surface Properties

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  • Paths
    Add sections to your existing Surface by using Paths to draw new shapes with the Pen, Rectangle, or Ellipse tool. Read more about using Paths here.
  • Content Style
    The Content Style section will let you make style adjustments to your selected Surface such as changing the Hue/Saturation, Color Fill, and Brightness/Contrast. This will affect all assets in the selected Surface.
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