HeavyM software

The simplest video mapping software,
with ready-to-use effects.

HeavyM softwares comparison

HeavyM is available in three different versions. Test free HeavyM Free, and get additional documentation in the Start and Live versions.


Creative Tools
Limited
Limited
Complete

The creation of mapping is simplified by ready-to-use drag & drop objects and drawing tools.

Creating predesigned shapes
Creating Media Players
Plotting and editing point-to-point shapes
Drawing by symmetry
Selection and deformation grid
Magnet mode to easily merge two points
Changing center of gravity
Mask Mode
Mapping help viewfinder
Adding an image to the background to prepare the mapping
Displaying the video output at the background of the drawing area

Ready-to-use visual effects
9 effects
24 effects
24 effects

HeavyM contains a visual effects library built into the software and ready to use.

Effect settings

Among other things: color, speed, direction, thickness, phase, synchronization to music or tempo according to the effects.

Limited
Total
Total
Quick control of effects

The activation and effect settings can be controlled remotely. See « Controls and Interactions »

Limited
Total
Creating effect groups

Ability to create up to 8 groups of effects per sequence, to be assigned to the shapes of its mapping.

Border
Line
Color
Random color
Inside
Hypnotic
Radial glow
Rotation X/Y/Z
Elastic position
Elastic rotation
Elastic scale
Repeat
Stairs
Stripes
Mosaic
Corner
Outside
Global swipe
Swipe
Origami
Wireframe
Strokes
Gradient
Snake

Sequencer
3 Sequences
100 Sequences
100 Sequences

Each sequence in a project can contain up to 300 shapes and 8 effects groups.

Metronome from 20 to 400 BPM
Synchronization in TAP mode
Setting the duration of each sequence in beats or min: sec
Random play mode
Multi-Mode Sequencer

Choice of the dependency of shapes, groups and media between each of the sequences.

Quick playback of sequences

The launching of the sequences can be controlled remotely.
See « Controls and Interactions ».


Transition Effects
6 effects
6 effects
6 effects
Quick control of effects

The origin of propagation or direction of filling are adjustable, depending on the effects.

Total
Total
Total
Quick control of effects

The activation and effect settings can be controlled remotely. See « Controls and Interactions ».

Limited
Total
Swipe
Inside
Outside
Corner
Stairs
Fade

Post shaders
2 Shaders
16 Shaders
16 Shaders

Post shaders are visual effects on the rendering of your projection.

Post shader settings

Adjusts the intensity of the effect according to a percentage, the tempo or in synchronization with a range of frequencies.

Total
Total
Total
Post Shaders Quick Control

The activation and intensity of post shaders can be controlled remotely. See « Controls and Interactions ».

Limited
Total
Swell
Shaker
Cut slider
Slitscan
Twist
Strobe
Blur
Convergence
Glow
Contrast
Noise
Old TV
Black & White
Red
Blue
Green

Controls and interactions
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Limited
Complete

HeavyM supports multi-projection and Syphon and Spout technologies. The software is compatible with OSC and all MIDI controllers.

Keyboard control
Control by MIDI interface
Smartphone and tablet control with TouchOSC app
Control of the display by several projectors

The number of projectors is limited by the features and performance of your computer.

Streaming Spout or Syphon to other software

Audio analysis
No
Yes
Yes

The visual effects of HeavyM react to the sound so that your mapping adapts to the atmosphere.

Source selection
Selecting Bass / Mid / High frequency ranges
Changing input gain

Media
1 Media
3 Media
Unlimited

HeavyM allows integration of external content into your projects and is compatible with Syphon and Spout.

Viewing photos, GIFs and videos

List of compatible formats and codecs. The maximum resolution accepted is that supported by your graphics card.

Defining video entry and exit points COMING SOON !
Streaming a webcam stream
Viewing and editing live text COMING SOON !
Importing Spout or Syphon streams from other software
Integration of fragments shaders

Import your own shader fragments and modify their parameters in real time.

Choosing media player view

Projection of the media over the entire video output or only in a group of shapes.

Media Opacity Management COMING SOON !
Warping 4-point media players
Quick control of media players

The launch and pause of media drives can be controlled remotely. See « Controls and Interactions ».


Required configuration

Operating system

Windows 7 / 8 / 10
Mac OSX 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

OSX Windows
Equipment

All VGA, DVI or HDMI video projectors are compatible.
Minimum: Intel Core i3 / 4GB RAM / NVIDIA GeForce
Recommended: Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / NVIDIA GeForce

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