iTunes Visualizer plug-in (Mac)

I'm working on a new iTunes visualizer plug-in. The working name is "Milky Way". Here is a video that shows how it currently looks: 

Music: Anna Ternheim "Shoreline"

Please download and test the plug-in (Mac only for now)  and post some feedback as comment to this post!

Install help:
1. Unzip the .zip file (double click it) if needed.
2. Place MilkyWay.bundle in the iTunes Plug-ins folder. Normally this is:
(username)/Library/iTunes/iTunes Plug-ins
3. Restart iTunes
4. In the menu select View>Visualizer>Milky Way
5. Play a nice tune
6. Hit Command-T to start the visuals! (And Command-H to enter fullscreen)


Here is an earlier iteration of the plug-in:

Music: Autechre "Kalpol Introl"

You can find the older iTunes plug-ins from Trapcode here:

Trapcode SoundThing
Trapcode Klangfarbe
Trapcode AlphaOmega 

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Reader Comments (4)

Hi Peder,

First of all I would like to say that this new website is going to be awesome, really like that fact that it becomes more interactive with us readers and that we can post our humble thoughts and opinions on your great products.

I downloaded the Milky Way visualizer and think it looks really neat and hypnotic, it certainly lends itself better to low tempo songs for some reason. My only comment would be that when the particles are born they are almost a bit too white and blown out. And as they come shooting out quite often (when playing a more intense song) and you don´t have that dramatic structure that you get with a softer song, the whole experience becomes a bit too intense.

These where my 5 cents on the whole thing. But nevertheless thank you for your great stuff and keep up the good work!

Hurra Hurra!


December 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSebastian

Hi Sebastian!
Yes, I'll have to agree. I've mostly tested it with soft/dynamic music. I'll probably try and put some settings/modes in there so you can select the look you like.

Thanks for your feedback and kind words! I'm totally excited about this new site :-)

December 11, 2009 | Registered CommenterPeder Norrby

The download link for your visualizers doesn't seem to work... I would really like to try them out, since they appear to look astonishing.

March 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMorten

Morten: thanks for the heads up! The links in this post have now been updated.

Peder Norrby / Trapcode

March 10, 2010 | Registered CommenterPeder Norrby

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