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What is Gem?

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This FAQ applies to: Any version.

GEM is the Graphics Environment for Multimedia. It was originally written by Mark Danks to generate real-time computer graphics, especially for audio-visual compositions. It originally ran under FTS/Max (which is why you might see some papers reference it), but all new development is under Pd.

You can get GEM at

GEM was sponsored by a grant from Intel (

GEM was ported to linux by Günter Geiger

GEM is now maintained by IOhannes m zmölnig.

the core-development team consists of

  • chris clepper
  • günter geiger
  • daniel heckenberg
  • james tittle
  • IOhannes m zmölnig
lots of contributions are made by various people (thanks to all of them)
by IOhannes m zmoelnig last modified 2007-07-10 03:22 PM

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