How To Integrate TouchDesigner With Bitwig Studio

Our new integration with the visual programming environment TouchDesigner allows you to create deeply synchronized audio-visual art. 

We've compiled some helpful learning resources that have appeared following the launch of the collaboration, so you can learn how to connect the audio and visual worlds. Read on if you're interested in creating custom touch interfaces to control Bitwig Studio or designing visuals that interact with your music.


TouchDesigner Tool Kit by Derivative

Derivative recently published a set of example files for TDBitwig. This release is a combination of a TouchDesigner environment file, a Bitwig project, and a detailed Wiki document to guide you through it. Learn more in their blog post.

Beginner Interface with TouchDesigner & Bitwig - TDBitwig

Learn how to turn your tablet into a custom Bitwig Studio controller in less than 15 minutes with this quick video from Bitwig expert Polarity. He demonstrates how to build a simple patch for controlling volume and panning of tracks in Bitwig Studio using a touch interface.

Visuals with Bitwig & TouchDesigner

Polarity's follow-up video walks through the process of making visuals in TouchDesigner that interacts with music produced in Bitwig Studio. In this 30-minute lesson, he designs visuals in TouchDesigner, sketches out some music in Bitwig Studio, and then uses the TDBitwig components in TouchDesigner to make the visuals react to the music.

Free Lesson for Bitwig & TouchDesigner for Audio Visual Production

Bitwig Certified Trainer Stanislav Glazov live-streamed a free lesson about making audio-visual art with Bitwig Studio and TouchDesigner that covers some common use cases for integrating the programs. In this crash course, he presents the basics of sound design and Bitwig Studio to visual artists and also introduces Bitwig users to TouchDesigner. If you're interested in more instruction from Glazov, check out his platform for online courses Hou2Touch.
Oktober 10, 2023

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