After extracting the zip file you are left with a directory with this contents:

  • ProtoPixel Create App
  • examples folder
  • License PDF
  • CHANGES file

You can copy the application in your Applications folder if you like. To run ProtoPixel Create, just open the application. If you see a message like this one:


You’ll have to rightclick and select Open. Like this:


Then proceed to select Open again.


The examples folder contains scripts and projects you can use as inspiration.

Software Update

Every time you open ProtoPixel Create, it will check for online updates. In case of finding one, a dialog will be presented to you:


Click download to download the new version. You can simply replace the old ProtoPixel Create App with the new one.


ProtoPixel Create will run in demo mode unless you purchase a subscription. Please refer to Subscriptions for more details.


ProtoPixel Create in Demo Mode will interrupt all its output to light controllers periodically.