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Welcome to the documentation for Synesthesia, an audio-reactive visual instrument used by VJs, musicians, and creative coders worldwide.

If you haven't yet downloaded Synesthesia, that's a good place to start (Mac/Windows).

Creating Synesthesia Scenes

Synesthesia is primarily a tool to run and perform with scenes, which are essentially GLSL fragment shaders that create visuals with code. If you're looking to create your own scenes, you can start with the documentation for the Synesthesia Shader Format (SSF).

Or you can dive right in with the "Getting Started" tutorial, which will walk through creating your first scene.

To learn more about GLSL and fragment shaders, check out the GLSL Resources page.

More Resources

Check out the Synesthesia Resources page for more information, videos, articles, and tutorials.