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QuickQ software is designed with a quick and easy user interface and a comprehensive feature-set that makes programming easy for students, volunteers, or part-time operators, and is even comfortable to use by professionals on small-scale shows. The software's smartphone-like interface features an intuitive home screen and gesture support that makes it easy to use. Fixtures can be visually laid out exactly as they are rigged within the software's home screen, where they can be selected and controlled using simple actions, such as pinch to zoom. The software incorporates powerful fixture effects, which enable fast and flexible programming. Build cues, cue stacks and chases within the software, re-ordering cues simply by dragging and dropping cues with stacks and syncing chases using sound to light or tap to time them.

 

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Note users should NOT use beta versions 1.7.4.4 to 1.7.4.6 to create shows that they plan to use on earlier software versions such as stable version 1.7.4.3. Latest personalities (from v1.7.4.4 and from heads.all file) have CTO and CTB colour assigned to new attributes which if loaded on software versions prior to 1.4.7.3 will appear as pan/tilt attributes Users can easily work around the issue in these earlier versions by editing the heads in the Head Editor to reassign the channels to colour attributes.

QuickQ Designer

Build, Program and Visualise shows offline using the free QuickQ Designer software, which runs on Windows and Mac computers.

Requirements:
  • Windows 7 or above, macOS 10.11 or above, 200MB of disk space.
  • OpenGL 3.3 or above. Full HD screen recommended.
  • QuickQ Designer is an offline editor and does not output DMX.

Features:
  • Create and edit shows offline and transfer to and from the console via a USB stick.
  • Includes built-in visualiser (MagicVis).
  • This is an offline editor that does not support DMX output, networking or external connectivity.
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QuickQ Console

The free QuickQ console software download updates your QuickQ console with the latest version of software features and fixture files.

Requirements:
  • QuickQ 10, 20 or 30 console, USB stick with at least 200MB of spare space.
  • Updating your console will keep all current settings and show files.

Features:
  • Updating your console will keep all current settings and show files.
  • No restriction on downgrading and upgrading software versions.
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QuickQ Remote Control

Via the inbuilt WIFI on the consoles, the QuickQ Remote download for iOS and Android enables users to connect their tablets and phones directly to QuickQ consoles to use as an identical user interface or additional screen.

Requirements:
  • Requires a QuickQ console for use.
  • Android 4.1 or above, iOS 10 or above, 50MB of storage space. An 8 inch or above screen size is recommended.

Features:
  • Use the app to scan the QR code on the console, which will automatically connect to the built-in WiFi network (requiring no network configuration by the user).
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Visualiser

The Free MagicVis visualiser is built into the offline editor, QuickQ designer, for an offline visualisation of QuickQ programmed shows. QuickQ users can use the ChamSys MagicVis visualiser to view the output of a QuickQ console on a Windows or Mac external monitor, while programming on a QuickQ console.



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Key Features

  • Smartphone-like interface offers intuitive menu selection and gesture support that allows for simplified actions like pinching to zoom
  • Cue stacks with fade time, drag-and-drop cue ordering and time code support make programming a breeze
  • Chases with speed, cross fade and tap to time create awesome looks when programming
  • Built-in effects library for position, colour, beam and intensity channels helps build versatile shows
  • Layout screen allows for quick access to fixture and group selections to speed up programming time
  • RDM auto-syncing addresses and patches RDM connected fixtures automatically to your console, so you don't have to deal with doing this manually


Compatibility

Show files can be moved between QuickQ consoles or the QuickQ Designer offline editor and the more advanced MagicQ consoles and software, as well as between versions. When loading a MagicQ show file on a QuickQ console, only the features supported by the QuickQ console will be kept.



Fixture Library

QuickQ uses an extensive personality library of over 24,000 fixture files shared by MagicQ. If a lighting fixture can’t be found in the library, you can import your own head files. Our developers update daily these files daily.



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