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How to Use LED Walker Software to Make Stunning LED Effects - Free and Easy


LED Walker Software: A Free and Easy Tool for Creating LED Animations




If you are a lighting designer or an LED enthusiast, you might be looking for a software that can help you create stunning LED animations for your projects. You might have heard of LED Edit, a popular software for programming pixel LEDs, but you might also find it complicated or expensive to use. In this article, we will introduce you to another software that is free, easy, and powerful for making LED animations: LED Walker Software.




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What is LED Walker Software?




A brief introduction to the software and its features




LED Walker Software is a software designed by LEDwalker, a company that specializes in LED controllers and solutions. It is an expert in making LED actions or LED lighting animation, and it is suitable for personal or corporate use. It is easy for anyone to use, even if you have no prior experience in programming or designing LEDs.


The software can make near-real lighting animation effects for your customers and the beautiful LED effects will attract your customers and help you to undertake lighting engineering or LED projects. It supports the output of AVI video or SWF format animation files. And your client does not need to install any plugins to play your lighting animation works.


The benefits of using LED Walker Software for lighting designers and LED projects




There are many benefits of using LED Walker Software for your lighting design or LED project needs. Here are some of them:



  • It is free to download and use, unlike some other software that require a license fee or a subscription.



  • It is easy to learn and use, with a user-friendly interface and intuitive functions. You can create your own LED animations in minutes without any coding or complex settings.



  • It is compatible with various types of LEDs, such as WS2811, WS2812B, WS2815, SK6812, TM1814, etc. You can choose from different pixel shapes, colors, sizes, and arrangements according to your project requirements.



  • It has a rich library of built-in effects and templates that you can use or customize for your own projects. You can also import your own images, videos, or texts to create unique animations.



  • It supports multiple output formats, such as AVI video or SWF animation files. You can export your animations to play on different devices or platforms, such as PC, TV, mobile phone, web browser, etc.



  • It works well with various types of LED controllers from LEDwalker, such as LW-6800 series, LW-6810 series, LW-6820 series, etc. You can easily connect your PC with your controller via USB or Ethernet cable and upload your animations to your controller.



How to Download and Install LED Walker Software for Free?




The system requirements and the download link for the software




To download and install LED Walker Software on your PC, you need to meet the following system requirements:



  • Operating system: Windows 7/ Windows 8.1/ Windows 10



  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or above



  • RAM: 4GB or above



  • Hard disk space: 500MB or above



  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or above



  • Display resolution: 1920x1080 or above



You can download the latest version of LED Walker Software (V1.5) from this direct link. The file size is about 9.84 MB. You can also find other versions of the software from other websites , but we recommend you to use the official link for safety and reliability.


The steps to install and run the software on your PC




After downloading the software file (LEDWalkerV1_5.zip), you need to unzip it to a folder on your PC. Then follow these steps to install and run the software:



  • Double-click on the file "LEDWalkerV1_5.exe" in the folder.



  • Select the language (English or Chinese) and click "OK".



  • Click "Next" on the welcome screen.



  • Select the destination folder where you want to install the software and click "Next".



  • Select the start menu folder where you want to create shortcuts for the software and click "Next".



  • Select whether you want to create a desktop icon for the software and click "Next".



  • Click "Install" to start installing the software on your PC.



  • Wait for a few seconds until the installation is complete.



  • Click "Finish" to exit the installation wizard.



  • If you created a desktop icon for the software, double-click on it to launch the software. Otherwise, go to the start menu folder where you created shortcuts for the software and click on "LEDWalkerV1_5" to launch it.



How to Use LED Walker Software to Make LED Animations?




The main interface and functions of the software




When you launch the software, you will see the main interface as shown below:


![The main interface of LED Walker Software](https://ledpixeltm.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/led-walker-software-interface.jpg) The main interface consists of four parts:



  • The menu bar at the top, where you can access various options such as file management, settings, help, etc.



  • The toolbar below the menu bar, where you can access various tools such as new project, open project, save project, export project, etc.



  • The project window on the left side, where you can see your current project name, pixel type, pixel number, pixel shape, pixel size, pixel arrangement, etc. You can also adjust these parameters by clicking on them.



  • The effect window on the right side, where you can see your current effect name, effect duration, effect speed, effect direction, effect color, effect brightness, effect mode, etc. You can also adjust these parameters by clicking on them. You can also preview your effect in this window by clicking on "Play" button at the bottom. You can also add new effects, delete effects, copy effects, paste effects, move effects up or down, etc. by using the buttons at the bottom.



The process of creating, editing, and exporting LED animations with the software




To create, edit, and export LED animations with the software, you need to follow these steps:



  • Create a new project by clicking on "New Project" button on the toolbar. A dialog box will pop up where you need to enter your project name, pixel type, pixel number, pixel shape, pixel size, pixel arrangement, etc. You can also select a template from the drop-down list, such as "10x10", "20x20", "30x30", etc. These templates are pre-defined pixel arrangements that you can use for your project. Click "OK" to create your new project.



  • Edit your project by adding effects to it. You can click on "Add Effect" button at the bottom of the effect window to add a new effect to your project. A dialog box will pop up where you can choose from various types of effects, such as "Color", "Gradient", "Picture", "Text", "Video", etc. You can also select a sub-type of effect, such as "Rainbow", "Fireworks", "Snow", etc. Click "OK" to add the effect to your project.



  • Adjust the parameters of each effect according to your preference. You can click on the effect name in the effect window to select it and then click on the parameter name to change its value. For example, you can change the effect duration, speed, direction, color, brightness, mode, etc. You can also drag the slider or enter a numerical value to change the parameter value.



  • Preview your effect in the effect window by clicking on "Play" button at the bottom. You can also click on "Stop" button to stop the preview. You can also use the arrow keys or the scroll bar to move forward or backward in the preview.



  • Repeat steps 2-4 to add more effects to your project until you are satisfied with your LED animation. You can also delete, copy, paste, move up or down any effect by using the buttons at the bottom of the effect window.



  • Export your project by clicking on "Export Project" button on the toolbar. A dialog box will pop up where you can choose the output format (AVI video or SWF animation), the output folder, and the output file name for your project. Click "OK" to start exporting your project.



  • Wait for a few seconds until the export is complete. You can see a progress bar and a message box showing the export status. Click "OK" to close the message box.



  • Find your exported file in the output folder and play it on your PC or other devices or platforms.



How to Choose the Right LED Controller for LED Walker Software?




The compatibility and specifications of different LED controllers




To play your LED animations on your LED lights, you need to use an LED controller that is compatible with LED Walker Software. LED Walker Software works well with various types of LED controllers from LEDwalker, such as LW-6800 series, LW-6810 series, LW-6820 series, etc. These controllers have different specifications and features, such as:



Controller ModelPixel NumberPixel TypeOutput PortInput VoltageCommunication Mode


LW-68031024WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.4DC5V/DC12V/DC24VUSB/Ethernet


LW-68062048WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.8DC5V/DC12V/DC24VUSB/Ethernet


LW-6810A4096WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.16DC5V/DC12V/DC24VUSB/Ethernet/WiFi


LW-6810B8192WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.32DC5V/DC12V/DC24VUSB/Ethernet/WiFi


LW-6820A16384WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.64DC5V/DC12V/DC24VEthernet/WiFi/SD Card


LW-6820B32768WS2811/WS2812B/WS2815/SK6812/TM1814/etc.<


128DC5V/DC12V/DC24VEthernet/WiFi/SD Card


You can choose the right LED controller for your project based on your pixel number, pixel type, output port, input voltage, and communication mode requirements. You can also compare the prices and features of different LED controllers from LEDwalker's website or other online platforms.


The advantages and disadvantages of using LED Walker controllers vs other controllers




There are some advantages and disadvantages of using LED Walker controllers vs other controllers for your LED projects. Here are some of them:



Advantages:


  • LED Walker controllers are specially designed for LED Walker Software, so they are fully compatible and easy to use. You can simply connect your PC with your controller via USB or Ethernet cable and upload your animations to your controller.



  • LED Walker controllers have high performance and stability, as they use advanced chips and technology. They can support large pixel numbers and various pixel types without lagging or flickering.



  • LED Walker controllers have multiple communication modes, such as USB, Ethernet, WiFi, and SD Card. You can choose the most convenient and flexible way to control your LED lights.



  • LED Walker controllers have a wide range of input voltage, such as DC5V, DC12V, and DC24V. You can use different power supplies according to your project needs.




Disadvantages:


  • LED Walker controllers are not compatible with other software, such as LED Edit, Madrix, etc. You can only use LED Walker Software to make LED animations for LED Walker controllers.



  • LED Walker controllers are more expensive than some other controllers, such as T-1000S, T-4000S, etc. You might need to pay more for your LED project budget if you use LED Walker controllers.



  • LED Walker controllers are not widely available in the market, as they are produced by a specific company. You might need to order them online or from a local distributor.




Conclusion




A summary of the main points and a call to action




In conclusion, LED Walker Software is a free and easy tool for creating LED animations for your lighting design or LED project needs. It has many features and benefits that make it a great choice for LED enthusiasts and professionals. It is compatible with various types of LEDs and LED controllers from LEDwalker, which offer high performance and stability. However, it also has some drawbacks that you need to consider before using it, such as its incompatibility with other software and its higher price than some other controllers.


If you are interested in trying out LED Walker Software and LEDwalker controllers for your LED projects, you can download the software from this direct link and order the controllers from this website or other online platforms. You can also find more resources and tutorials on LED Walker Software from this YouTube channel or this website. If you have any questions or feedback on LED Walker Software or LEDwalker controllers, you can contact the developers or get technical support from this email address: info@ledwalker.com.


FAQs




What are the differences between LED Walker V1.0 and V1.5?




LED Walker V1.0 is the older version of the software that has fewer features and functions than V1.5. For example, V1.0 does not support SWF output format, WiFi communication mode, SD Card storage mode, etc. V1.5 is the latest version of the software that has more features and functions than V1.0. For example, V1.5 supports SWF output format, WiFi communication mode, SD Card storage mode, etc. We recommend you to use V1.5 for better performance and compatibility.


How can I play my LED animations on other devices or platforms?




You can play your LED animations on other devices or platforms by exporting them as AVI video or SWF animation files from LED Walker Software. Then you can transfer these files to your desired device or platform via USB cable, Bluetooth, WiFi, email, etc. and play them with a compatible media player or browser.


What are some tips and tricks to make better LED animations with LED Walker Software?




Here are some tips and tricks to make better LED animations with LED Walker Software:



  • Use the preview function to check your effects before exporting them.



  • Use the copy and paste function to duplicate your effects quickly.



  • Use the move up and down function to change the order of your effects easily.



  • Use the import function to add your own images, videos, or texts to your effects.



  • Use the color picker tool to select any color from your screen for your effects.



  • Use the brightness slider to adjust the brightness of your effects according to your environment.



  • Use the speed slider to adjust the speed of your effects according to your preference.



  • Use the direction option to change the direction of your effects according to your pixel arrangement.



  • Use the mode option to change the mode of your effects according to your project theme.



Where can I find more resources and tutorials on LED Walker Software?




You can find more resources and tutorials on LED Walker Software from this YouTube channel or this website. You can also search online for other sources of information or inspiration on LED Walker Software.


How can I contact the developers or get technical support for LED Walker Software?




You can contact the developers or get technical support for LED Walker Software by sending an email to this address: info@ledwalker.com. You can also visit their website for more information about their products and services.



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