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Release: Art-Net Tools, v1.1

Release Type: Production
Version: 1.1
Release Notes

New Features and Significant Changes:

  • Fixed version-endianness bug in ArtDmx Sender and ArtDmx Receiver, which prevented the Receiver from accepting packets from most Art-Net devices.
  • Added Blackout feature to ArtDmx Sender, sending 0 to all DMX channels.
  • Changed keyed DMX channel numbers from 0..511 to 1..512.
  • Changed ArtDmx Sender to transmit at most 44Hz, per the DMX512 spec.

Minor Changes:

  • Improved patch documentation.
  • Improved performance of ArtDmx Receiver when catching up on a backlog of Art-Net packets.
KinemeArtNetTools-1.1.dmg638.12 KB

Installation Instructions

Place the plugin file in
/Users/[you]/Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Patches/
(Create the folder if it doesn't already exist.)

Kineme Art-Net Tools provides two patches for interacting with Art-Net devices:

  • ArtDmx Sender Patch --- Broadcasts a structure of DMX values to the specified IP Network, Sub-Net, and Universe.
  • ArtDmx Receiver Patch --- Receives broadcast DMX values from the specified Sub-Net and Universe.

Download the 7-day trial below, or buy a license now.

See the documentation wiki for further information.

Hardware Device Compatibility

The following list shows working devices reported by users. (We, the Kineme developers, don't own all these devices, so we can't test them ourselves or guarantee that they'll work for you.)

Device Compatibility with
Art-Net Sender
Compatibility with
Art-Net Receiver
ADL NetGate+ Works Works
Artistic License Net-Lynx O/P Works n/a
CAST Software wysiwyg Works n/a
ChamSys MagicQ Works Works
DMXKing eDMX Works Works
ENTTEC Open DMX Ethernet Works Works
High End Systems Full Boar Works Works
LanBox LCX Works Works
Luminex Ethernet DMX2 MKII Works Works
MA Lighting grandMA Works Works
MA Lighting grandMA2 Works Works
MA Lighting 2Port Node onPC Works Works

Unsupported on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) and above

Please download the trial and make sure it meets your needs before purchasing. Due to bugs in Apple's Quartz Composer framework, we cannot guarantee that Kineme plugins will work properly on Mac OS 10.8 and above. Our focus has shifted to developing Vuo.