Millumin : 64 bits optimized for Mountain Lion
Hello, I’m very excited today as I’m releasing an important update : 64 bits support that I’ve been working on since summer 2012 ! And it brings great optimizations for Moutain Lion, especially with large movies (fps up to 3 times better). Example : On a MacMini (last generation with Intel HD 4000 and SSD) On OSX Mountain Lion 10.8 With a global resolution of...
Millumin : dynamic mask with matte, Hap support,...
Hello, Here is a small update but with very interesting features. In brief : Dynamic mask with matte Hide locked layers in list Hap codec support (optimized GPU codec) Save Quartz patch parameters New option : keep input sources “hot” I’m sure it’d make you happy, and as usual, feedback is appreciated —-> email@example.com Have a nice day,...
Multi-mask & Split a Layer & more-more-more
Hello, Since december 2012, I worked hard on this brand new update, but I’m sure it was worth to. The main features : Multi-mask Split a layer (very handy for videomapping) Performance optimizations Advanced antialiasing Screen transformations (shift/scale/rotate/corners) Blur & Soft Crop effects The scroll follows the played column and the timeline cursor You...
Kinect Mask & other things
Hello, Yes ! Kinect support is there. Please download the application and follow this tutorial ;) Don’t hesitate to leave a word or two on the forum ! By the way, I updated Millumin with some features : a counter in dashboard, ability to change composition time in dashboard, … Enjoy ! Have a nice day, Philippe
About small but useful features ...
Hello, A new update for Millumin is available. Despite it doesn’t bring a big features, it adds a lot of small but useful ones. Here are some :[[MORE]] Keyboard Mapping Test Card Edge Blending for first/last Screens Insert and Move Column anywhere Preview Library Sources (and reload them) Default Resolution in Preferences Take Screenshots Change the Time when Playing a...
Millumin is launched + update + workshop
Hello, 10 days ago, I launched Millumin during a party in Paris. It was very great, and really enjoyed talking with some of you. Thank you very much ! As my presentation was in french (but the slides in english), I added subtitles to the 20 minutes of speech, and you can now watch it on Vimeo ;) And here are some pics provided by Sharypic.com :[[MORE]] Millumin Launch photos> ...
2 new tutorials for Millumin
Hello, It have been in my mind for a long time, but I finally took the time to record this 2 tutorials for Processing and VDMX. I hope you’ll enjoy them :) By the way, remember that Millumin will be launched on October, the 4th. If you’re in Paris, you’re welcome to the party ! —-> register and get detail here <—- Have a nice day, Philippe
Millumin : Launch Date & Big Update
Hello, First of all, Millumin will be launched on October, the 4th. There will be a party in La Cantine of Paris to celebrate this ! I’ll start by some slides about next evolutions for Millumin, then food & drinks around some audiovideo installations ;) —-> register and get detail here <—- Ok and now, here comes a big update : I spent the whole summer on...
Millumin : effects & transitions
Hello, Well, big update today : effects for layer and media automatic transitions feathered masks As usual, I made a short video to introduce these new features : Tips : you can now maintain the SPACEBAR to move in the workspace. Like in Photoshop :) Feel free to send feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org ! Best, Philippe
Millumin : mask & fill layer
Hello, Working hard. Really hard. But I’m so proud to present you the mask tool. But there is another great new type of layer : the “fill” layer, that you can use with a solid color or a gradient. Here is a short overview of these new features : If you got a suggestion, feel free to send me an an email :) By the way, check out this nice video by Legoman, that...
Millumin : new mapping features !
Hello there, As I talked about here, I worked hard on new videomapping features during the 3 last weeks. And here they are : a new toolbar (the beginning on some interface refreshments) rigid and bezier curves to warp copying and pasting mapping ONLY As usual, please find below a short video tutorial to show you this : Waiting for your feedback. So don’t hesitate to drop me...
Millumin : render compositions & forum
Hello, Here is a new release for Millumin. In brief : render composition to MOV files select multiple keyframes (with magic SHIFT) change Quartz composition size I made a short video tutorial to show you this (and a few useful tricks). I also created a forum. Only 3 categories (I want to keep it simple and efficient for the moment) : FAQ : quick replies ;) LAB : talk...
Millumin : compositions & cue points
Hello there, Today, I’m releasing one of the biggest update for Millumin ! In brief, it brings : compositions with cue points use SHIFT to snap in workspace or in composition page edition set times in minutes and seconds Have a look to this short video :p Ok now, I’m waiting for your feedback —-> email@example.com Best, Philippe
Some videos that amazed me !
Hello, Despite I do my best to release the (big) Millumin update for next week, I watch video sometimes ;) Here is some of my recent favorites ! “Archifon”, very inspiring videomapping, interactions and ambiance “The Small and the Wonky’s anecdote”, marvellous story “Noisy Jelly”, (1) create your jelly with chemistry lab, (2) play ...
New tutorials : Pure Data and Resolume
Hello, A short post to tell you that I wrote 2 new tutorials : Pure Data, Syphon and OSC Resolume into Millumin I hope you’ll like them :) Philippe
Workshop in Madrid this sunday
Hello, The nice guys from VJSpain organize a workshop about Millumin, this sunday : February 26th. It will be presented by Enrique Ramirez, and I’ll reply questions after the workshop. More news here ! Thanx VJSpain and see you there, Philippe
Tutorials and more OSC
Hello there, I wrote a couple of tutorials that you can read in Millumin’s lab. I also extended the OSC support. You can now map with your iPhone or your iPad via TouchOSC. Have a look to this short video : In the end, I created Monomal, an experimental app to plug your Monome with Millumin. This week, I planned to work on improving stability. So now, time to chase bugs ! ...
Millumin : OSC support ... and opening the lab !
Hello there, Here is a new update bringing OSC support : so you can control Millumin with another software, or via a device that supports this protocol ! By the way, I opened the Millumin’s lab. On this place, you’ll see tutorials, read documentations, and try experiments. Stay tuned ;) To begin, I post 2 layouts for TouchOSC : As usual, be free to send me...
My favorite 2011 albums
I love listening music. Especially when coding :) It was hard to choose, but below is my shortlist for 2011 …. And you, what’s your favorite 2011 albums ? DJ Food - Magpies, Maps and Moons Deep and subtle food for DJ. Weird jazzy downtempo Rustie - Glass Swords Happyness everywhere. This album gave me back my teenager smile. Future-retro abstract hip-hop Machinedrum -...
Layer warping, Audio routing ... and happy new...
Hello there, To finish 2011, I recorded 2 videos to show you the last features I released on Millumin. Mapping & Warping layers by Millumin Audio routing by Millumin As usual, be free to send me feedback —-> firstname.lastname@example.org I wish you all a very happy new year ! Best, Philippe
What's next for Millumin ?
Hello ! Wondering what’s coming next, but don’t dare to ask ? Here is a smell : Warp layer Audio routing and level (per layer) MIDI out OSC and ArtNet support Cue points for the timeline Of course, I got bugs to fix. Of course, the interface should be improved a lot. Millumin is still young and I working hard on these things too ! So (I always say that) the...
Millumin : MIDI support
Hello there, These last two weeks, I didn’t post an update (big or small). But I’m coming back ! This new update brings : MIDI support better support for MPEG files small interface improvements bugfixes Thanx for the feedback and all the ideas you provided so far. Now, it’s time for me to stand back, and figure out what I’ll work on during the next months...
Siri does not provide a service, it creates an emotional link between the user...
reAnimed : my video blog about animation
Do you line animation ? I really do (when I’m not working on Millumin). Over the past years, I’ve been digging animation short movies, and I decided to put the best ones on this video blog : reAnimed.anomes.com I post 4 or 5 movies a week, so you won’t be overloaded. Feel free to subscribe via one of these :
Millumin : multi-selection, copy & paste and more...
Hello there, This week, I release a medium update. No big feature but many small ones : select multiple layers copy & paste (layer, timeline item, keyframes) keyboard shortbuts new blend modes (hue / saturation / color / luminosity keystone (multiscreen setup) a “pause” button As usual, I fixed a few bugs. After releasing my next big feature, the MIDI support,...
Millumin : blend mode and multi-screen
Hello there, Here is a new update : blend modes like in Photoshop (multiply, screen, add, overlay, …) and multi-screen/soft-edge. I tested it on my Matrox TripleHead and it works well :) Please let me know what you think of all this, so I could go further ! As usual, to update, just run Millumin and check for updates :) Now, let’s finish the MIDI support ! ...
Update : the timeline (and some other things)
Hello there, Today, I released an important update for Millumin. Please open Millumin and check for updates : In this new version, you got the timeline, and big performance improvements (especially in fullscreen and when loading files). Of course I fixed bugs and changed a bit the interface as well. Thanx to all of those reported me bug : keep doing so ! Now I’ very busy...
Small update : rearrange layers !
Hello there, Today, I released a small update for Millumin. Please open Millumin and check for updates : In this new version, you can now rearrange the layers, and if it crashes, you’ll be able to send me a report in one-click. The rest is minor bug fixes and UI improvements. Thanx to all of those reported me bug : I’m working on them ! Right now, I’m very...
The beta is out !
Hello there. A small post to let you know that the beat of Millumin is out (if you subscribe to the beta, you should have receive an email). www.millumin.com Keep in mind it’s an early beta, that doesn’t reflect the final product. Expect minor updates every week. A major every month. I’ll talk much about it in the next days … Best, Philippe
I just received a gift : this VMX v64
LeCollagiste kindly sent me a Codanova VMX v64. This is a nice MIDI controller with big lines of luminescent buttons, many knobs, sliders and a jog. Expect Millumin to work with it :) More photos below …
Sneak preview : Quartz & Camera & Syphon (video)
Hello, Here is a video to show you Quartz, Camera and Syphon support in Millumin. I hope you’ll enjoy ! Once again : THIS IS NOT THE FINAL INTERFACE ! Next video will be about mapping and warping output. Sneak preview : Quartz & Camera & Syphon from Millumin on Vimeo. Particule Quartz Composition by HybridVisuals Previous videos :
Iduun @ Paris Jeunes Talents
As a member of Iduun, I’m very pleased to say that we were finalist for the Paris Jeunes Talents competition ! Indeed, two months ago, we passed an audition for our last show : Kadâmbini Sadly we didn’t get the price, but the party in Paris city hall was very huge ;) Here are some pics and video about Kadâmbini
When the Millumin's beta will be released ?
Despite I’m working very hard on Millumin, I’m a bit late. So instead of july, Millumin’s beta will be released on August 24th, 2011. I know a lot of people can’t wait, but I definitly want to release something of quality. Which platform will be supported ? I decided to focus my effort on Mac first. Once I’d stabilize the Mac version, I’ll work on the...
Sneak preview of the Dashboard (video)
Hello, I recorded this video to show you the last thing I’ve been working on : the Dashboard. Of course, I’m still trying different approaches, but it gives a good idea of the direction I took. Again : THIS IS NOT THE FINAL INTERFACE ! Sneak Preview of the Dashboard from Millumin on Vimeo. Sorry for my french accent, I hope it’s still understandable. Other...
My last readings
Hello. Recently (and all of my life), I’ve read so interesting books. I couldn’t resist to share them with you : Philosophy and life of Gunpei Yokoi What a touching book. My favorite. The philosophy of this humble guy, “Lateral thinking with withered technology”, inspired me so much. Additionally, he co-created Mario with Miyamoto, invented the GameBoy,...
Sneak preview of the timeline (video)
Hello, As promised, here is what you’ll be able to do with the Millumin’s timeline. THIS IS NOT THE FINAL INTERFACE ! Sneak Preview of the Timeline from Millumin on Vimeo. Sorry for my french accent, I hope it’s still understandable. Other videos :
MadMapper is out !
MadMapper, the video mapping software, just went out. I mean right now ! I had a try, and I can say that it’s pretty easy to use (despite I think the ergonomics could be improved a bit). It took me 5 minutes to dive in it, and the blue-and-gray interface is pleasant : As I’m the maker of Millumin, I could say that I’m sad, scared, or furious, because Millumin and...
My first weapon : PAPER !
Sometimes, humans (like you and me) got ideas ! When the magic happens, I grab some paper and start sketching something … Any piece of paper can do the job, even an envelope. Don’t waste your time buying the greatest sketchbook : SKETCH-SKETCH-SKETCH, that’s all ! I called this whole thing : early paper prototyping. Here is some very-early prototypes of...
Starting the story ...
Thanx for reading and … Hello ! Why did I start this blog ? Because I am starting to build my own product : Millumin. And hell yeah ! I wanna tell the story of this product : how my first idea evolved, and how it is growing now how I am working and what I discovered along the path the new functionalities I am working on and some new ideas and surpises of course...