Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Animata Open Source Real-time Animation

In my efforts to explore the use of technology in art and social change. Looking at few ideas in creating new media installation art. Following my friend Prayas's advice I first looked at Animata developed by Budapest Kitchen.

The software is not currently in active development. Though I was able to compile it on Ubuntu gnu/Linux machine using the latest code. They were some stability issues.

Animata open source real-time animation software on linux

Here are the instructions to compile and run Animata on Ubuntu LTS.

# Download Animata from https://code.google.com/archive/p/animata/source/default/source

 $ wget https://storage.googleapis.com/google-code-archive-source/v2/code.google.com/animata/source-archive.zip

# Uncompress the archive

 $ unzip source-archive.zip

# Change direction into animata source directory

 $ cd animata/trunk

# Install the dependencies

 $ sudo apt-get install scons
 $ sudo apt-get install libfltk1.1*

# Build

 $ scons

# Run the build

 $ ./build/animata

That's all folks. Please let me know your experiences with Animata.

No comments:

Post a Comment

You can leave a comment here using your Google account, OpenID or as an anonymous user.

Popular Posts