VISUAL SHOW DIRECTOR (Version 8.3.0)

Pioneering Innovation in the Digital Art of Pyrotechnics

The First and Only 4D Real Time Multimedia Fireworks Simulation Software for Professional Designers.
Show Director was the first pyrotechnic and multimedia choreography software since 1995. In the International Symposium on Fireworks in Disneyworld, in 2000, we introduced for the first time Visual Show Director the first 3D fireworks simulation software. Since then we have been leading the methods and core ideas for fireworks simulation in the software industry.
Show Director has a worldwide reputation as the fastest and most reliable software architecture for pyrotechnic choreography. It is used in all the major theme parks, large international events and has won more Gold Jupiters in the Montreal International competition than any other design tool: 21 Gold, 10 Silver and 7 Bronze Jupiters.
Visual Show Director is the best professional software tool for designing innovative pyrotechnic and multimedia events, as well as virtual fireworks presentations. It is used in the most important tenders and for the largest fireworks shows worldwide, fired with the major firing systems. It is made for scripting and visualization speed with unique creative tools.
Visual Show Director offers you more than any other software with the most complete set of tools available in the market to enhance your creative experience. You can create fireworks, special effects, lasers, light beams, image projections, object animation, multiple 3D sites, 3D stereoscopic in real time and video render, and more…
The WYSIWYG visual editing features in Visual Show Director allow you to create innovative shows quickly, well rehearsed and budget effective. Compatible with any firing system with the Excel- Access export functionality and SD Tools script translation to any scripting custom format.

Licensing Options:

One Permanent License Dual Installation on 2 Computers
You can install and authorize two computers with one unique license. Only one computer can run at the same time. If you want to use in a second computer the first one has to be logged out for at least one hour. After that you do not have to be online to use the software.You can register a new computer up to 4 times.

Corporate Permanent License. This is a Multi Software license
If your company has purchased 1 Permanent license, contact us for your Discount on Multiple Licenses.

Timed Use License. Not necessary to be online to use it.
Show Director can be rented for use for periods of one week up to months at a very affordable cost. Use it as you need it for the periods of the year when you need it, anywhere in the world. You can install and authorize two computers with one unique license. Only one computer can run at the same time. You can register a new computer up to 4 times.

Demo License
Fully functional low cost demo versions are available for one week period.
It is required to be online with no disconnections longer than one hour.

 

NEW FEATURES IN VERSION 8.3

WAVE
1. Multi-select Shift-Click on Wave dialog to select cues
Selecting In and Out Cue Markers in the wave, selects the corresponding cues in the Script.

2. Music beat detection for cue insertion
A selection in the wave in between two cues or the entire wave can be auto cued based on peak points in the wave form.

3. .mp3 load/convert to .wav for SD
A .mp3 format file can be selected from the File Menu, the application will convert automatically to .wave to display in the waveform and use as time reference. Requires SD Tools subscription.

SCRIPT MANAGER
4. Script Update of Effects.
All Effects or a selection of Effects in a Script can be updated from a new Effects Manager with new information with one key stroke.  CTRL-SHFT-E

5. Add Script Effect to Effects Manager.
A REF in the Script not present in the Effects Manager can be added to the Effects Manager with all the effect information. Ctrl-Shift-A

6. Change CGHZ max to 999

7. Automatic MACRO creation.
A function that by using the values in CGHZ column creates macros, making the times equal and adding the intervals of the sequence to the PFT in firing order.

8.Auto-Number for Module/Pin.
Tallies up all positions then allocates the correct number of Modules and assigns Pins. Specific for Galaxis.

EFFECTS MANAGER
9. Effects Manager MERGE.
Update existing Effects Manager with new products or new product information from New Effects Managers.

10. Script Effects Filter from Effects Manager.
By selecting a row or rows in the Effects Manager it will filter all the same effects present in the Script.

SORTS/FILTERS
11. Quick Sort.
By clicking consecutive columns a sort is put in place.

12. Auto Add Sort.
A quick sort in place can be named and added to the Script or Effects Sort Files in the Project. (.1 Update)

13. Script and Effects Filters Managers Additive.
Selecting multiple filters in the Script or Effects Filters Managers with Ctrl Key creates a filter including all data in those filters.

14. Filter Out Unique.
By selecting a column a filter can be created with unique values; positions, calibers, etc. (.1 Update)

USER INTERFACE
15. Managers Windows Navigation.
Script Effects, Managers, Sorts and Filters windows can be now swapped with SHIFT-TAB. No need to tile, move or collapse.

16. Save All Layouts.
All the Managers windows layouts can be saved in one single command and re imported in new projects.

17. New Menu Items and Icon Toolbars.
The new functions add new menu voices, shortcuts, and new icons.

18. Comm Port selection expanded in TimeCode Configure
To adapt to multiple connections of Modems and Field Controller in the new Pyrodigital FC-A. more ports are available. (Limited to 4 in previous versions

  • MULTI-FIRING SYSTEMS SCRIPTING
  • MAJOR FIRING SYSTEMS SCRIPTS IMPORT EXPORT
  • MULTI FIRING SYSTEMS  AUTO-ADDRESSING HEX AND DEC
  • BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE 5-6-7
  • AUTO-RESTORE (UNDO)
  • MORE COLUMNS and COPY~PASTE COLUMNS
  • CHANGE COLUMN NAMES IN CUSTOM 1>8
  • NEW MILLISECONDS TIME FORMAT
  • DIRECT EDIT IN THE TIME COLUMNS
  • TIME AUTO COMPLETE & AUTO SEQUENCING
  • TIME INTERVALS RESIZABLE
  • AUTO COMPLETE FOR ALL COLUMNS
  • FIND-REPLACE  EVERYWHERE
  • ADDITIVE FILTERS
  • CREATE AUTOMATICALLY FILTERS SELECTING COLUMNS
  • NEW ICONS
  • NO DONGLE-OWN-RENT-ONLINE DEMOS
  • SAVE AND LOAD CUSTOM PERSONALIZED INTERFACE LAYOUTS
  • CUSTOM REPORTS TO EXCEL AND PRINT VIEWS
  • AUTO CREATE EFFECTS MANAGERS FROM SCRIPTS
  • VISUAL APPLICATIONS IN: ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, CHINESE, JAPANESE, KOREAN, RUSSIAN.

 

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