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Pure Data Workshop

Pure Data (Pd) is a universal, Open Source software environment for real-time generation and processing of audio, graphics, video and sensor data. It's a visual programming language which allows to program in an easy and intuitive way, and is therefore widespread in the artistic community.

Workshop Contents


  • General introduction to Pure Data
  • Audio and Signal Processing


  • Video and 3D Graphics (OpenGL)
  • Vertiefung, Wiederholung, Questions, Special topics suggested by the audience

Workshop Materials

Special materials for the Metalab workshop are here. Enjoy!


Please bring your own computers and install Pure Data before!!! You can download the software for your operation system here (please use the pd-extended installers).

If you have any problems with the installation you can contact me.

Participants (Jan 2011)


solenoid concert, by Roman Häfeli

made with pd, an arduino and a selfmade relayboard

as an illustrating example, appetizer