The VISR (Versatile Interactive Scene Renderer) framework

The VISR is a software framework for audio processing.

It will be released under a permissive open-source license (ISC license).

The open-source release is scheduled for October 2018.

The VISR is implemented in C++ and Python and provides APIs for both languages.

Introduction and tutorial

An introductory paper can be found here:

Franck, A. and Fazi, F. M., “VISR – A versatile open software framework for audio signal processing,”
in Proc. Audio Eng. Soc. 2018 Int. Conf. Spatial Reproduction, Tokyo, Japan, 2018.

The tutorial examples (in Python) used in this paper are hosted on GitHub

They can also be be downloaded  from here:


Installation packages

Installation packages will be made available as the software is being released.

The following platforms will be supported:

  • Windows 64 Bit
  • Mac OS X 64 bit (10.9 or newer)
  • Linux (Intel x86_64, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)
  • Linux (Raspberry Pi, Raspbian Stretch)