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pixl Grid

Our very own LED pixl grid generator. Now available in support of

Teenage Cancer Trust in aid of logo cmyk_0

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/pixlgriddonate

Saves PNG grids for custom size LED screens

  • Live Output with moving cursors
  • Multiple grids in one canvas
  • Offset markers
  • After Effect script generator
  • Canvas Mask option
  • Many different colour palettes

Free to download and use. Mac and PC version.

Download here.

PiXL Grid Mac

PiXL Installer PC

Grid Demo List

After Effects export video

v2.177
Many bug fixes and improvements.
v2.174
New feature. HALF TILE SUPPORT!. Enter 4.5 in the rows for 4xfull rows and 1xhalf row. Use preferences to define top row or bottom row. (nobody needs half columns??)
New feature. In grid offsets and canvas size, you can use basic maths functions to calculate. ie 30×2 or 50+60 etc…..
New feature. In grid offets you can also shift a grid by an entire grid offset by entering 1g in the offset box.
New feature. Full or partial cursors.
Bug fixes. Hopefully stops crashing when opening grids from finder, or pressing cancel button in dialog.
Bug fixes. Tracks changes to files in a better way and warns when a grid needs saving.
Bug fixes. After effects export wasn’t adding grids to layers.
Application is now donation ware, Please consider donating to our chosen charity if you find pixl Grid useful.
v2.171
New Feature. Whole tile offset. Just enter #t in OffsetX or OffsetY. ie 2t for a two tile offset etc
New Feature. svg export of canvas. Useful for Millumin Output setup
New Feature. Resolume XML export for setting up input/output maps (A real bodge, so don’t expect too much!
New Feature. Will now ask you to save before quiting.
Changed Grid file format to XML. You can still open old files. All new files will save as .pg3 files
Moved some button to the menubar to make way for future options
Bug Fixes in live output
New version scheme, with build numbers

 

v2.166
Added chequerboard to canvas
fixed PC install

v2.164

Now supports awesome looking macOS Mojave ‘dark mode’!

Various UI improvements.

v2.163
Added temporary custom logo option!
Paid upgrade for addition of permanent logo, contact for details
Debugging improvements
Small routine efficiencies

v2.162
Added Red, green, blue, yellow, orange, cyan, purple, magenta flat colour backgrounds

v2.161
Added copy grid or canvas to clipboard
Fixed update links

v2.160
changed update links

v2.158
new logo handling

v2.157
Minor bug fixes

v2.156
Added multiple select for copy function
Added check for update on startup

v2.155
Added multiple select to Save grids and Delete Grids
Added dropShadow to grid list file save

v2.154
Optional drop shadow, added to small text as well

v2.152
Fixed lower left grid text size for smaller screens.

v2.151
Added Mask and Cursor layers to AE export
AEexport with Grids, now saves grids,mask and cursor to same folder as Script

v2.149
Added de-select for large grid lists
Added Veg (yuck) and Camouflauge colour palettes

v2.148
Added option to export AE script with links to grids as layers

v2.147
Added Transparent canvas option
Mask mode now hides cursor, name and switches BG on

v2.145
Added option to id cols or rows with letters
Hopefully fixed a bug where old version preferences would cause crash
If not, delete preferences and re-launch application to create new prefs file

v2.143
Added preference
Toggle random colour / gray solid generation in AE script generator

v2.142
Bug Fix
Scaling CPU usage bug
Hi-DPI support!

v2.141
New features!
-Optional Column letters
-Reduced/Full range check palette
Bug Fix
-prevent crash on opening old version grid lists

v2.140
Improved Fit and zoom functions
Bug fixes

v2.139
Bug fix
PC version autolauch from grid file

v2.138
Added Fit H, Fit V and 1:1 Buttons to view scaling
Grids now open to canvas view and scale to width
Fixed bug prevented app from closing when closing window

v2.137
Bug Fix. Mac double clicking file to open app would crash
v2.136
Added After Effects script export
– Creates a script which will build an AE composition for each grid and pre-comp them all into a Canvas
Added mouse click to dismiss splash screen
Added preferences for AE rate and duration
Fixed Save all grids
– Would sometimes export multiple copies of first grid only

v2.135
Added Mask feature to canvas output

v2.134
Added Canvas Name with preset positions
Internal tidyup and bug fixes
Resized main window to 16:9 ratio
Changed colour of Diagonal

v2.133
Added enter key and shift enter key for vertical editing in list

v2.132
Bug Fix: Tab key entry on PC crash
Logo size fix

v2.131
Added escape key to exit fullscreen
Grayscale V and H
Fixed logo size/pos

v2.130
Added delete and backspace key
Fixed Canvas TL text size and position for various resolutions
Added Full RGB background
Added White Grid option

v2.129
Better text scaling and positioning
Fruit co. inspired colour scheme

v2.128
URL fixes for update
sponsor splash screen and link

v2.127

Drag grid list to re-order

minor performance tweak

v2.124
Bug Fixes
More Colours inc. Grayscale

v2.0
New Multi Grid Version
Add many different sized grids to a canvas
Save list of grids
Several new background colour options
Moving cursor on individual grids or whole canvas
Large Grid name and colour option
Grid or Canvas viewer
Added Canvas raster
Added top left co-ordinates for each grid within a canvas
Added repeating save on grid save if nothing selected
Fixed TAB key in grid list
Fixed corner circle scaling for small grids
Added close button on Main Window

V0.53

  • Toggle cursor colour
  • More Bgnd palettes
  • cursor size/shape fixed
  • improved low resolution text/position
  • improved logo size and position
  • fixed max window size bug

V0.52

  • 8 more Background options
  • Horizontal Mouse scroll
  • Check for updates mechanism

V0.47

  • Squashed a bug in the window zooming that’s had me going for days!
  • Renders large grids much faster
  • New Live output canvas with resizable moving cursor
  • 32767 x 32767 pixels maximum
  • New background options including white
  • Text scaling improved
  • Added blue diagonal cross
  • More background options