Personal tools
You are here: Home downloads Pd-L2Ork
Document Actions

Pd-L2Ork

RSS Feed Category: Distributions — Other products by this author
Linux-centric monolithic distribution based on pd-extended with focus on solid/stable core, enhancements, and usability features including infinite undo, gui-based iemgui object editing, accelerated visual editor and gui operations, improved appearance, K12 education mode, and more. The distribution is developed for and maintained by Virginia Tech's Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork).

Current release: Pd-L2Ork 20151223

Released 2015-12-22 — tested with pd 0.44

Linux Laptop Orchestra's pd-l2ork offers a slew of usability improvements and a large collection of 3rd party externals. This is likely the last major release before transitioning from tkpath onto node-webkit renderer. Please note pd-l2ork continues to be developed on a regular basis with over dozen minor releases since the last major release posted on puredata.info. Once again, tons of new updates, most notably expanded K12 module including Raspberry PI GPIO with comprehensive PWM and I2S support, bunch of small improvements and bug fixes (e.g. comments with endlines or iemgui labels with spaces), documentation improvements, and comprehensive Wiimote support using a custom libcwiid fork (included in the source, also available as a separately downloadable tarball) offering interleaved motion plus and expansion data retrieval, as well as recently added support for the new version of MotionPlus Inside wiimotes. Pd-L2Ork is a monolithic release that includes most of the pd-extended libraries in one convenient package with a growing number of externals having their own standardized help files. In this latest version, pd-l2ork can be installed alongside other pd variants and there are no lingering conflicts between various packages.

List all releases… Full release announcement…

Get Pd-L2Ork for Linux (28MB)

Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit deb (also available as a source tarball)

Experimental releases

There are no experimental releases available at the moment.

Project Description

Project resources

Linux-centric monolithic distribution based on pd-extended with focus on solid/stable core, enhancements, and usability features including infinite undo, gui-based iemgui object editing, accelerated visual editor, improved appearance, and more. The said distribution is used exclusively by Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra. The software has been in development since fall 2009 and is currently distributed as an independent fork of pd and pd-extended. While Pd-L2Ork is not binary compatible with pd or pd-extended, it provides most 3rd-party externals as part of its monolithic distribution. Furthermore, all externals' source is fully compatible with Pd-L2Ork and can be compiled without any alterations.

Pd-L2Ork also offers a user-friendly K12 mode (see screenshot) geared towards use in MAKEr workshops targetting elementary and high-school students. The project is known for its nimble development cycle and robust, feature-rich core pd experience. Pd-L2Ork is currently Linux-centric. If interested in contributing to porting efforts to other platforms, please contact us on the l2ork-dev mailing list.

Pd-L2Ork is appropriate for Pd newcomers and veterans alike on Linux platform.

by Ivica Ico Bukvic last modified 2013-09-22 07:52 AM

Powered by IEM Powered by Plone Section 508 WCAG Valid XHTML Valid CSS Usable in any browser