Fugio (pronounced foo-gee-oh) is a free and open-source visual programming system designed for rapid development of digital art and other projects.
It is designed to enable anyone who wants to work creatively with technology to learn and experiment without needing to get bogged down in how ideas need to be implemented in programming.
Fugio has been designed and coded by artist Alex May who uses it for his installations.
Download Fugio for Windows, macOS, Ubuntu, Arch, and Raspberry Pi
The source code is available on GitHub:
Build on Linux
Getting Started Tutorial
See the Get Started With Fugio tutorial to see how to build your first patch
Video tutorials that cover various aspects of Fugio are being uploaded to YouTube:
There are also other tutorials at Category:Tutorial
Learn about Paired Pins
The appearance of Fugio can be radically changed using stylesheets.
Projects Using Fugio
See what people have been creating with Fugio:
- Category:Nodes - node documentation
- Category:Plugins - plugins documentation
- Timeline - timeline overview
- MIDI - working with MIDI
- OSC - working with Open Sound Control (OSC)
- Stylesheet - stylesheet overview
The name Fugio is:
- A portamento of fug (from bigfug) and I/O (for input/output)
- Is a Latin word meaning "speed" and "hasten"
Not really related but a "Fugio Cent" was the first official cent of the United States. It was designed by Benjamin Franklin and the first authorized by Congress (1787)
Fugio Roadmap - find out what is planned for future releases of Fugio.
Fugio History - a brief history of how Fugio came about.
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