Puredyne is an operating system developed to provide media artists with a complete set of tools for realtime audio and video processing. Puredyne is a live distribution, you don't need to install anything. Simply boot your computer using the live CD and you're ready to start using software such as Pure Data, Supercollider, Icecast, Csound, Fluxus, Processing, Arduino and much much more. Puredyne is optimised for use in realtime audio and video processing. Both the system and the software are tuned especially for low latency and high responsiveness.
You can boot Puredyne from usb stick, CD or DVD. All you have to do to get started is download Puredyne, put it on your preferred medium and boot your computer. Without installing anything you'll have the full system at your disposal, including all the software that comes with it.
Puredyne is developed media artists who build all kinds of creative projects, using Puredyne to do anything from recording and manipulating sound, making live visuals, creating interactive media in installations, and more. Puredyne is also used by media art organisations across the world. Galleries, production centres, school departments and more are finding Puredyne useful for teaching media art skills to their local communities. Puredyne is supported by the Arts Council for England.
A useful tool for media artists, with development driven by those who use it most.