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Protektor

If you need to deploy a vvvv project and want to protect your source code (intellectual property) and to make sure that it is only running a certain number of copies or for a certain period of time you can use a vvvv dongle.

For an additional fee to the basic licensing costs you can buy a dongle (for each license). With a dongle you get access to the Protektor tool that allows you to protect your work from being run without your permission. While the files of your project can still be copied freely vvvv will only run them if a dongle that you prepared is present. And even with the dongle present vvvv will not display your patches but only renderers.


Protection works for x86 and x64 builds of vvvv and also supports boygrouping setups in which every client and server needs a dongle.

The following types of files are being encrypted:

  • v4p
  • fx (dx9 only)

By design the system always protects a whole project and can then only load protected files. Running a project with a mix of protected and unprotected source files is not possible.

In a patch you can use Dongle (VVVV) to check for the presence of the dongle periodically and take according action if the dongle is missing.

For pricing and ordering please see Licensing.

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~2d ago

joreg: In case you missed: We're starting with free bi-weekly introductions to #vvvv next week in #berlin free-vvvv-intro-workshops-this-summer-in-berlin #creativecoding

~2d ago

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~10d ago

joreg: @beyon too bad. but from now on we have a fixed schedule: every 4th tuesday in the month! hope this helps to plan evvvveryones visits

~10d ago

beyon: joreg: ah, bad timing, I would be happy to attend but I doesn't look like it will work out

~10d ago

joreg: @beyon any chance you can add 2 days to stay? would be great to have you at the (not yet announced) #vvvv meetup on the 23rd!

~10d ago

~11d ago

beyon: I'll be in Berlin July 13-22 - anything interesting going on in that time frame?