we just released the new 0.9 Version of MT4j.
For those who don’t know it yet:
MT4j - Multitouch for Java - is an open source, cross platform Java development framework, created for rapid
developement of graphically rich 2D or 3D applications and is designed to support different kinds of
input devices with a special focus on multitouch support.
Many bugs have have been fixed, new features added and countless little improvements have been made.
The new version is faster, less memory hungry and more stable in general.
One of the exciting new features is the native Windows 7 (multi-)touch support which enables MT4j applications to run on most of the new multi-touch hardware solutions.
So, what else is new in version 0.9?
» more examples! Interactive Water, MT-Shell application loader, Air-Hockey and more
» new components - MTList, MTOverlayContainer, MTSceneWindow..
» easy to use 2D physics engine integration with examples
» some memory leaks fixed, consumes less in general, loads faster
» lots of bug fixes and improvements
» all examples have been overhauled and improved
» scene transitions more robust, ability to use transition effects (blend, fade, slide etc, easily extendable)
» you can add global touch feedback with one line of code
» multiple mice support on linux
» new and improved tap&hold gesture, new gesture example scene, showing all available gestures and how to use them
Get the new version now at:
The installation instruction can be found here:
And the documentation here:
MT4j is for developing your own multi-touch applications, but it also contains many cool ready to use example applications.
The mapping application now allows to switch between different map providers
(Microsoft, Open Street Maps, Blue Marble..) with a cool sliding menu.
You can o/c push the foto button and search for geo-tagged flickr photos, that are displayed where they where taken.
Try it out guys