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What is Pixilang

Pixilang is a pixel-oriented programming language for small graphics/sound applications and experiments. Originally created by Alexander Zolotov (NightRadio) and Mik Razuvaev (Goglus) for non-programmers, demosceners and designers. It is cross-platform and open source (MIT License).

Pixilang programs are stored in text files (UTF8) with extensions .txt or .pixi. So you can use your favorite text editor to create/edit these files. Pixilang has no built-in editor.

Key features:
  • universal containers (pixi-container) for any type of data;
  • dynamically typed variables (for integer or floating point numbers);
  • functions for sound synthesis and recording;
  • functions for block data processing;
  • supported file formats (load/save): WAV, PNG, JPEG, GIF (animated);
  • supported sound systems: ASIO, DirectSound, MME, ALSA, OSS, JACK (iOS and Linux);
  • native code (external dynamic libraries) support;
  • OpenGL acceleration;
  • MIDI In/Out.

Applications created with Pixilang

Virtual ANS spectral synthesizer
PixiTracker - simple and fun sample based tracker with minimalistic pixel interface
PixiVisor - revolutionary tool for audio-visual experiments
PixiScope library for oscilloscope vector graphics generating
Soul Resonance - audio-visual album
PixelWave and SpectrumGen synths
Northern Forests and Dragon's Game videos
Tangerine Birthro 2012