Perfectly complementing our Pharos Designer range of controllers is our versatile, bespoke software, Pharos Designer 2. Available for both Windows and macOS, it’s free to download.
Intuitive, yet powerful
Designer 2 is a powerful program with an intuitive graphical user interface that allows even new users to start work immediately and takes them through each stage of their lighting project. It also has a vast array of precise control options and features for advanced users to experiment with on their larger lighting and video installations.
A powerful, free software used to configure the whole Designer range, supporting systems of up to 40 controllers and 200 remote devices
Design the big picture; control every pixel. Create 2D maps of your lighting fixtures within the Designer software, with a simple drag-and-drop interface with tools for setting up large scale projects quickly. Then use Designer Mapping to create visually striking effects or play video across the entire array. Powerful controls allow you to build maps fast with pixel precise adjustment. Read more
Based on individually controllable and independently running timelines and scenes, the intelligent Designer Engine gives you complete control, letting you build dynamic, precise, fully customisable pre-programmed lighting displays, all while giving you the freedom of real-time manual overrides, flexible multi-zone control, prioritisation and more. Read more
Designer Trigger is a rules engine that uses conditional logic and a broad range of interfaces and protocols so you can control your lighting with responsive, reactive programming. Send and receive any command, to and from any system. Conditional logic is supported, along with a powerful built-in scripting language for unlimited flexibility for integration and show control. Read more