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To download TouchDesigner, go to [http://www.derivative.ca/099/Downloads www.derivative.ca/099/Downloads]
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To download TouchDesigner, go to '''[https://derivative.ca/download Downloads]'''
  
Install and launch TouchDesigner. The [[Key Manager Dialog]] will open if no license is present.
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While downloading, [https://www.derivative.ca/Login/RegisterForm.asp create an account] so you can get a key after installation.
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[[Install TouchDesigner|Install]] and start TouchDesigner.  
  
 
===<div class="subSectionLineDialog">Licensing</div>===
 
===<div class="subSectionLineDialog">Licensing</div>===
  
The [[Licensing]] page explains how to create new TouchDesigner keys using the Key Manager Dialog.
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[[TouchDesigner Non-Commercial]] can be used (free) for personal and educational use, including demoing and learning how to use TouchDesigner.
  
'''Running 088 and 099 at the same time''' - You can install TouchDesigner 099 and 088 at the same time. TouchDesigner 088 builds 61700+ will run on 099 keys. If you want to run both versions with one key, create a 099 key and upgrade the 088 build you are running to 61700+.  
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[[TouchDesigner Educational|Educational]], [[TouchDesigner Commercial|Commercial]] and [[TouchDesigner Pro|Pro]] licenses are available from the [https://www.derivative.ca/shop store], the [[Licensing]] page explains the differences in features.
  
'''Updating to 099''' - TouchDesigner licenses include 1 year of updates. Please read the [[Updates]] article for details.
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Start TouchDesigner, the Key Manager Dialog will open if no key is present. [[Key Manager Dialog|Create a key]].
  
 
===<div class="subSectionLineDialog">Where to Start Learning TouchDesigner</div>===
 
===<div class="subSectionLineDialog">Where to Start Learning TouchDesigner</div>===
  
The [[Learning TouchDesigner]] page will introduce you to all the learning materials available for TouchDesigner. Start out in the '''Getting Started'' section and work up through the other tutorials, examples, and documentation.
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The [[Learning TouchDesigner]] page will introduce you to all the learning materials available for TouchDesigner, including tutorials, examples, and documentation.
  
If you are interested in attending workshops or schools teaching TouchDesigner, check out the [http://www.derivative.ca/Education/ Education section].
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If you are interested in attending workshops to learn TouchDesigner, check out [https://derivative.ca/workshops-events Workshops & Events].
  
For those eager to do write some code, [[Python]] is the default scripting language of TouchDesigner. You can find all the Python documentation and reference material starting here: [[:Category:Python]].   
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For those eager to do write some code, Python is the default scripting language of TouchDesigner. You can find all the Python documentation and reference material starting here: [https://docs.derivative.ca/Category:Python Python Reference].   
  
 
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[[Category:TouchDesigner Tips]]
 
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Revision as of 02:51, 30 October 2019

Getting Started with TouchDesigner
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To download TouchDesigner, go to Downloads

While downloading, create an account so you can get a key after installation.

Install and start TouchDesigner.

Licensing
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TouchDesigner Non-Commercial can be used (free) for personal and educational use, including demoing and learning how to use TouchDesigner.

Educational, Commercial and Pro licenses are available from the store, the Licensing page explains the differences in features.

Start TouchDesigner, the Key Manager Dialog will open if no key is present. Create a key.

Where to Start Learning TouchDesigner
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The Learning TouchDesigner page will introduce you to all the learning materials available for TouchDesigner, including tutorials, examples, and documentation.

If you are interested in attending workshops to learn TouchDesigner, check out Workshops & Events.

For those eager to do write some code, Python is the default scripting language of TouchDesigner. You can find all the Python documentation and reference material starting here: Python Reference.

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