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* '''[https://derivative.ca/tutorials TouchDesigner Community Tutorials]''' - The tutorials section of our new community feed, an amazing resource growing everyday.
 
* '''[https://derivative.ca/tutorials TouchDesigner Community Tutorials]''' - The tutorials section of our new community feed, an amazing resource growing everyday.
  
* '''[http://alltd.org/ AllTD.org]''' - An excellent resource that compiles learning materials in multi-languages from the broad TouchDesigner community.
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* '''[http://alltd.org/ AllTD.org]''' - An excellent resource that compiles learning materials in multi-languages from the broad TouchDesigner community, thanks to Jan Gryczan in Berlin.
  
 
* '''[http://matthewragan.com/teaching-resources/touchdesigner/ Matthew Ragan's TouchDesigner Tutorials]''' - An excellent resource for learning TouchDesigner covering over 100 topics from a great teacher.
 
* '''[http://matthewragan.com/teaching-resources/touchdesigner/ Matthew Ragan's TouchDesigner Tutorials]''' - An excellent resource for learning TouchDesigner covering over 100 topics from a great teacher.

Revision as of 20:59, 10 May 2020

Getting Started[edit]

Tutorials and Workshop Videos[edit]

  • TouchDesigner Official Youtube - A growing collection of Derivative tutorials and workshop recordings, as well as videos from previous TouchDesigner Summits.
  • AllTD.org - An excellent resource that compiles learning materials in multi-languages from the broad TouchDesigner community, thanks to Jan Gryczan in Berlin.
  • Tutorials Page - A full list of tutorials available. Including user-contributed and older 088 legacy sections.

Online Courses (paid)[edit]

Documentation[edit]

  • Browse the Wiki Categories. Also explore the navigation bar on the left using the links or search field.
  • Operator Help pages - All the node types of TouchDesigner.
  • Introduction to Python - An introduction to Python scripting in TouchDesigner. Python Reference is also available for a full list of python classes.
  • TouchDesigner Tips - A collection of short how-to tutorials showing you how to accomplish certain tasks.
  • Search documentation using the wiki advanced search page.
  • Offline Help - Access the wiki when you are not connected to the internet by pre-downloading the offline documentation package.

Sample Components, Tools and Examples[edit]

  • OP Snippets - Hundreds of examples found via (1) the Help -> Operator Snippets menu, or (2) right-click on any operator in any network, or (3) right-click on any operator in the OP Create menu.
  • Palette Browser - In the menu Dialogs -> Palette Library, or the left-pane of the default TouchDesigner.
  • .tox Component forum - User-contributed components.

Derivative Forums[edit]

Other Resources[edit]

  • Facebook - Join us on Facebook and keep up to date with the latest TouchDesigner projects.
  • TouchDesigner Help on Facebook- Massively Helpful Facebook Help Group for TouchDesigner run by users.
  • Vimeo - Videos posted by the TouchDesigner community on Vimeo.
  • Twitter - Follow us on Twitter @1null1
  • Frequently Asked Questions - Frequently asked questions about TouchDesigner.
  • Books - A list of books written about TouchDesigner.
  • CHOPCHOPCHOP - A marketplace for TouchDesigner Components.
  • GitHub projects - Browse GitHub for a wide range of user submitted projects.
  • Resources - Textures, devices, animations, movies, audio and more.

A built-in panel in TouchDesigner that contains a library of components and media that can be dragged-dropped into a TouchDesigner network.