What is Processing?

Processing is a flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts. Since 2001, Processing has promoted software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology. There are tens of thousands of students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists who use Processing for learning and prototyping.

Quick Information

VENDOR: The Processing Foundation
PRODUCT: Processing
PLATFORM: Windows, Mac and Linux

Who is licensed to use Processing?

No license is required to use this software.

How do I request access to Processing?

Processing is available to all users on their MSU Denver issued PC laptops through Software Center. For MSU Denver issued Mac computers, Processing will appear in Self Service and can be installed from there. If you require Processing to be installed in a department lab, please submit a Software Request for University Devices so that we can schedule a deployment.

How do I access Processing?

Processing is available in Software Center on MSU Denver Windows machines and is pre-installed in select computer labs on campus.

If you wish to install Processing on a personal computer visit https://processing.org/download

If you require assistance using the application, please contact your instructor, department tutor, or supervisor for help.

If you experience trouble installing the application or you feel it is not running correctly, please submit a Software Issues & Errors request.

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