Category Archives: Vixen 3

Vixen 3 software

Color and Brightness

Color and brightness are handled a bit differently in Vixen 3.  To understand the color system in Vixen 3, you need to know a little bit about color models. RGB (Red Green Blue) The RGB (Red, Green, Blue) color model is the most well known and is what is used most commonly in other sequencers. […]

New Preview Align & Distribute Tools

I’ve (finally) added alignment tools to the preview. You know… when you’re adding 16 micro-trees to your display and you want them all to be the exact same size and shape, aligned to the same place and evenly distributed. Well, rejoice! You see (from left to right in the above image): Align Left Align Right […]

Starburst Prop Added

I’ve started planning my display for next year and wanted to add a prop that I’ve been calling a starburst. I started drawing it by hand in the Vixen 3 preview, but that was just a little bit annoying. Plus, I had to link each of the strings individually for each one I added to […]

Vixen 3.0.6 Released

Major changes: –          New features: New, easy to use preview. Nutcracker effects are now integrated making Vixen the premier go-to sequencer for all your pixel needs. There are numerous other small new usability improvements that don’t warrant a mention as a new feature. –          Performance: Many areas of Vixen have been combed through to try […]

Nutcracker Effects Integration

How do you get Nutcracker Effects into Vixen 3? Well, I was confused too. No one could tell me how to create cool Nutcracker effects and import them into Vixen… Sean Meighan, who wrote all the Nutcracker effects (we’ll call him Mr. Nutcracker) suggested downloading the C++ code written by Matt Brown, the author of […]

Preview Templates Sneak Peek

Just a sneak peek at what we’ve been working on. With the new preview, you will be able to select multiple items no the screen and group them to make a template. These templates can be used over and over on your display without re-drawing and re-positioning each item. Plus, you can share templates with […]

New Preview Sneak Peek

We’ve been working hard on the new preview so I thought I’d take a moment and share a screenshot (click the picture above) and let you know about some of the exciting new features. First, this is a complete re-write, from the ground up. There are so many places on the net you will read […]