TouchDesigner Educational and Commercial
TouchDesigner Educational and Commercial have identical feature sets, they differ only in their intended use-case.
Available to students and schools for non-commercial and educational uses only. (Precisely, "You are not receiving money or compensation for your work with TouchDesigner")
Students and school administrators must register for an Educational license and be approved by Derivative before being able to purchase the license. Register Here Non-profit organizations can also contact us to see if they qualify for Educational licenses.
- Regular Educational license $300 USD per license. Can be used with Key Manager Dialog or License Dongle (not included)
- Floating Cloud Commercial license $450 USD per license
- Purchase TouchDesigner Educational in the STORE.
- Volume Discounts are available for TouchDesigner Educational.
A Commercial (or Pro) license is required for any project or work done with TouchDesigner that you receive money or compensation for.
Some examples include a) you are working on a paying project, b) you use TouchDesigner to promote your work to create income, c) you or a team use multiple computers to create parts of a larger commercial project, in all these cases a Commercial license is required for all computers that are used on these projects.
- Regular Commercial license $600 USD per license. Can be used with Key Manager Dialog or License Dongle (not included)
- Floating Cloud Commercial license $900 USD per license
- Purchase TouchDesigner Commercial in the STORE.
- image resolution and compositing at any resolution the hardware supports
- create H.264/H.265 movies in realtime (requires Nvidia GPU)
- stream textures via RTSP, RTMP, or SRT using the Video Stream Out TOP (requires Nvidia GPU)
- Up to 2 Notch operators running at 1920x1080 (requires Notch license)
- LIDAR scanner Ouster TOP
- laser scanner Leuze ROD4 CHOP
- all Shared Memory operators
- send and receive texture to DirectX applications
- use TouchEngine in other applications
- option to hide the TouchDesigner splash screen on startup
- the Commercial license is good for one commercial key for one computer
- keys can be moved from computer to computer
- does not include any direct support, forum support only
See also TouchDesigner Pro