Getting Started


Hyperchroma is a desktop music player that animates music and images into real-time music videos.

You can use Hyperchroma to play and visualize your favorite music and images together. You can also use it to manage your desktop music library, organize playlists for music and images, and customize effects, visualizations, and the theme of the app.

How To Visualize Music

To get started with visualizations, please see the page on Visualizations.

System Requirements

Hyperchroma hasn't been formally tested with specific hardware setups, but the below system requirements should be enough to guarantee minimal and optimal functionality respectively:


  • Operating System:
    • Windows: Windows-7 64-bit
    • macOS: macOS 10.10 (Yosemite)
    • Linux: Ubuntu 12.04
  • RAM: 8GB
  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 Processor with SSE3 capabilities
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 960 / AMD R9 380


  • Operating System:
    • Windows: Windows 10 64-bit and above
    • macOS: macOS 10.14 (Mojave) and above
    • Linux: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and above
  • RAM: 16GB and above
  • CPU: Intel i5 / AMD Ryzen 5 Processor @ 3GHZ and above
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080 / AMD RX 5700 and above