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Getting Started

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0. Checklist

  • Can vvvv do what you want? See the Propaganda page for an overview of vvvv's main capabilities and where to find info about them.
  • Needs Windows 7/8/10
  • 3 button mouse (recommended)

1. Download

vvvv is available in two different forms:

  • Beta - stable releases. Production grade
  • Previews - has more features, but maybe unstable. Don't use for production

Take the 64bit version.

2. Install

Run the installer.

If you have problems, see an illustrated Installation Guide for more info.

3. First start

Just started vvvv.exe?

  • You see a grey window with instructions. Welcome to vvvv!
  • Doesn't seem to work? See Troubleshooting

4. Examples and tutorials

Tired to read?
Check some real examples.

Girlpower

  • vvvv is coming with a large number of example-patches with detailed explanations for almost every topic. We call it Girlpower. Check the /girlpower folder in your vvvv directory. It's a good place to start learning how to patch or get an overview of available features.

Other resources

5. Documentation

The written Documentation is structured in three main parts:

  • Learning: written and video tutorials, books...
  • Using vvvv: all you need to know about the main features
  • Topics: covers specific usage scenarios like: Graphics, Audio, Video, IO...

Not sure about a certain term? Try the glossary.

6. Tons of amazing Contributions

Here is a listing of Contributions provided by our ever-growing community.
See the Using Addons Guide on how to install them.

7. Join our community!

8. Looking for help?

9. The bigger picture

Interested in how this all began and where it is all going? Check our roadmap.



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~2d ago

joreg: @soundreactor that sounds odd. do offline links still not work for you? we're not aware of any interruptions there...

~3d ago

guest: it's because the network-infrastructure in germany is based on huawei hardware.

~3d ago

soundreactor: @joreg first file core zip 5mb/s second file addonpack 50kb/s also the offline installer links on the beta page don't work atm

~4d ago

guest: alas yeah, it's super slow dl-ing from the installer, here in CA

~4d ago

joreg: @soundreactor: we're not aware of any.

~4d ago

soundreactor: is there speed throttling for downloads? i only get 46kb/s TX,USA

~4d ago

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