Wholehog 2 Software Downloads


Most of our downloads are available as compressed Zip files.
PC users will require a decompression utility such as WinZip or PKZip, while Mac users can use StuffIt Expander.

The Wholehog 2 operating system software is complete. No further development or bug fixes are planned. Library creation by Flying Pig Systems and High End Systems is also complete as of July 1, 2007. The complete catalog of library files made over the history of the Wholehog 2 is now available for download from the library page.


Wholehog 2

 

Last Official Release: V3.3, Build 177
This maintenance build only contains new fixture libraries. No software changes have been made since the previous version.
If you're using LED fixtures, please read the 'LED Library Changes' technote.

 

Download (1.1MB Zip)

 

Release Archive
We recommend you use the latest release (above) to ensure you have the most recent fixes and library information. However, you may also download previous releases from our archive, should you need them.

  View Archive

Hog 500/1000
 

Last Official Release: V3.3, Build 177
This maintenance build only contains new fixture libraries. No software changes have been made since the previous version.
The Hog 500 maximum channel count has increased from 512 to 1024 channels!
If you're using LED fixtures, please read the 'LED Library Changes' technote.

  Download (1MB Zip)
       
 

Release Archive
We recommend you use the latest release (above) to ensure you have the most recent fixes and library information. However, you may also download previous releases from our archive, should you need them.

  View Archive




Hog 2PC
 

Last Official Release: V3.4.3.160 (June 25, 2008)
This is the final build of Hog 2PC.  This maintenance build only contains new fixture libraries. No software changes have been made since the previous version.  It has support for the USB Programming and Playback Wings, USB LTC Widget, and the USB DMX Super Widget.

Note:

Please read the release notes for the last version with software changes.
If you're using LED fixtures, please read the 'LED Library Changes' technote.

The download file includes full Hog 2PC and Wholehog 2 manuals in PDF format, support for ESP Vision, Wysiwyg, Martin Show Designer, LewLight Capture and USB device drivers.

Hog 2PC requires Windows 98,ME,2000 or XP and 20Mb of hard drive space.
We recommend using a system with at least a 400MHz processor and 96Mb of memory

Windows 98 and ME users may need to download this update from Microsoft in order to install Hog 2PC.

If you wish to print reports from Hog 2PC, please read our how-to.  Additional libraries may not display a manufacturer name, refer to this chart for details.

 

Download (4.9MB Zip)





Visualizer Demos

 

ESP Vision Demo
This demo is for use with Hog 2PC. Follow the instructions on the download page for information on installing ESP Vision.

  Go to ESP Vision Website
 
 

ESP Vision has also provided a Hog 2PC show to match the above demo.

  Download Show (35KB zip)
 

Martin Show Designer Demo
This demo is for use with Hog 2PC Build 156 onwards. The Scene contained in the Zip file is a fixed rig and cannot be altered in any way. For information on how to install, please see ReadMe.txt in the zip file.

  Download Demo (2MB Zip)
 

MSD has also provided a Hog 2PC show to match the above demo.

  Download Show (22KB Zip)
 

Lewlight Capture Demo
This demo is for use with Hog 2PC Build 168 onwards. Follow the instructions on the download page for information on installing Capture. The first time you use Hog 2PC and Capture together, please start Capture before starting Hog 2PC.

  Go to Capture Website
 

Lewlight have also provided a Hog 2PC show to match the above demo.

  Download Show (28KB Zip)

Utilities
 

Wholehog 2 Fixture Libraries
The complete catalog of library files made over the history of the Wholehog 2 is now available for download from this page.  In addition, resouces for assisting in user created library files are available.

  Library Page
 
 

FPS Effects Creator v2.1
This program runs in Window 95, NT, 2000 or XP and enables you to generate your own effects tables for use in the Wholehog 2 Effects Engine, in addition to the standard math functions already offered.
The tables can be generated either numerically by entering values or by sketching with a mouse, and be renamed, stretched or have their number of steps varied. The duration of the effect can also be set. Standard auto math functions (sine, cos, etc) are available within the editing environment.

  Download (200KB Zip)
 
 

Wholehog 2 Quick Reference Guide
This is Susan Rose's Quick Reference Guide for the Wholehog 2, which she has generously agreed to share with the Wholehog 2 community. The 11 page document covers everything from patching through to XYZ control of fixtures.

  English Version (82KB PDF)

French Version (81KB PDF)
 
 

Library Generator
Denis Hessberger created a Wholehog 2 Library Generator Application to assist when you wish to build your own library files.  His website has downloads, instructions and a forum.

  Denis Hessberger's Website
 
 

Shape Create
Shape Create is a third-party utility designed to generate pan and tilt movement effects. More information and a free demo version are available from the author's website.

  Shape Create Website
 
 

Shape Create Effects Show
This is a Wholehog II show with 25 custom effects programmed by Jeremy Thompson - The Meaning Of Lights, using his "Shape Create" program. These effects can be transferred to your own shows by copying rttable.dat from the included zip file to replace the rttable.dat file in your show. You may want to take a backup copy of your show first in case you later wish to revert to your original show.

  Download (12KB Zip)
 

Legacy Files
If you are using an old show with version 2.3 or greater software and want to access the new effects tables, you'll need to merge these files into your old fixture library.

  Download (3KB Zip)
 

 

Hog2PC: V3.3, Build 177
This is a legacy build of Hog 2PC. It has support for the USB Programming and Playback Wings, USB LTC Widget and is provided for users having installation problems with newer versions.

  Download (9MB Zip)


     

 


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