Smode Designer – 1 Year License


Deliver world-class live experiences. On-time.

Smode Designer is the end-to-end toolchain for live professionals.

It integrates seamlessly content creation, stage simulation, and playback, achieving real-time performance at every step of the process.

Unleash your creativity and watch it unfold live on stage: don’t let rendering times get in the way of the perfect show.

Important: if you don’t have a Smode dongle yet, we can offer one, but we ask you to pay for the Fast & Secure International Shipping. If you order a license without shipping, we’ll search for an already existing dongle and generate a license update for it. If we don’t find your dongle or in case of ambiguity, we’ll drop you an email to ask.


What can I do with Smode Designer that I could not do with Smode Studio?
  • Create your own stage, simulate video projectors, LED structures, architectural & complex mapping,
  • Synchronize with timecode, make cue lists, control with DMX ligting consoles,
  • Interact via position tracking protocol such as BlackTrax, OptiTrack, PosiStageNet or Augmenta,
  • Remote control instances of Smode Station via the Smode-NET,
  • ... (see the full comparison chart)
Is it an extension of Smode Studio?
  • No Smode Designer is an independent software.
Can I open/create Studio compositions in Smode Designer?
  • Yes. Smode Designer integrates all the features of Smode Studio. Every content created with Smode Studio can be imported inside Smode Designer compose and projects.
What is the limit of Smode Designer?
  • Smode Designer video inputs and outputs, as well as DMX/Art-Net/sACN outputs are watermarked.
How can I remove the watermarks?
  • For this, you need I/O channels. We will provide a flexible public offer for I/O channels soon, but in the mean-time, you are welcome to to say hello at or contact one of our partners.
How is Smode Designer license stored?