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Software

  1. Sequencers & Software Tools

    All the software that makes life easy in this hobby.
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    Latest: xLights Shared Sequence Drop Box Folder Ellis, Oct 14, 2017 at 8:12 AM
  2. xLights (Nutcracker)

    The free xLights (Nutcracker) multiplatform software, now led by smeighan with a team of volunteer developers.
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    Latest: Ray Wu Icicle animation using xLights Gilrock, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:48 AM
  3. Vixen

    The free Vixen software that has over the years been geared more toward the DIYer. Vixen 3 is a complete rebuild in functionality and operation (e.g. multi-element effects, groups and layers) to the earlier channel/node-based Vixen 1.x-2.x software.
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    Latest: Newbie Question - Audio Length and Resources vk3hft, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:12 AM
  4. LightShow Pro (LSP)

    LightShow Pro is an easy to use and extremely powerful light sequencing software that creates stunning and interactive theatrical and public light performances.
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    Latest: LightShow Studio Public Beta Wombat, Oct 16, 2017 at 4:27 PM
  5. HLS (Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer)

    Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer, more commonly known as HLS, by Joe Hinkle
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    Latest: Just 4 fun . angus40, Aug 12, 2016