TouchDesigner Educational

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TouchDesigner Educational[edit]


TouchDesigner Educational is an edition of TouchDesigner available to students and schools for non-commercial and educational uses only. Educational edition includes all the features of Commercial such as no limit on resolution, Shared Memory OPs, and custom C++ OPs. For a comparison of features, see Licensing.

  • TouchDesigner Educational is intended for non-commercial use ONLY. (Precisely, "You are not receiving money or compensation for your work with TouchDesigner")
  • image resolution and compositing at any resolution the hardware supports.
  • create H.264 movies in realtime (via GPU encoding).
  • stream textures via RTSP using the Video Stream Out TOP.
  • render web pages as textures using the Web Render TOP.
  • includes additional operators such as C++ and Shared Memory Operators
  • option to hide the TouchDesigner splash screen on startup
  • the Educational license is good for one Educational key for one computer.
  • keys can be moved from computer to computer.
  • does not include any direct support, forum support only.

Students and school administrators must register for an Educational license and be approved by Derivative before being able to purchase the license. Register Here

The price for Educational is $300 per license.

See also TouchDesigner Pro and TouchDesigner Commercial

The Graphics Processing Unit. This is the high-speed, many-core processor of the graphics card/chip that takes geometry, images and data from the CPU and creates images and processed data.