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Kinect v3 (Azure) plugin for Cycling74 Max


dp.kinect3 is a plugin for the Cycling ’74 Max development environment to use your Microsoft Azure Kinect sensor (the 3rd generation Kinect) on your Windows 10 computer.

  • Color image, depth, and IR sensor output in many pixel formats
  • Onnx model machine learning inference engine to run your own onnx models
  • More resolutions, frame rate control, and undistortion
  • User identification, location, and occlusion
  • Skeleton joint tracking with orientations
  • Point clouds, accelerometer, and gravity
  • Optional hardware acceleration and GPUs for image processing
  • Data alignment, filtering, smoothing, rotation to gravity
  • jit.anim.node can be connected to automatically recalculate all Kinect data for a VR world, compensate for your Kinect’s location, or to coordinate and combine multiple Kinect sensors
  • Output data in native Max messages or OSC; compatible with the output of  dp.kinect2, dp.kinect, and jit.openni to aid in migration
  • Based on official Microsoft Azure Kinect drivers for reliability and support

Cost of License

This dp.kinect3 download includes a 14 day trial registration to use for evaluation. After this trial period, you may purchase a license here in this store. Please refer to the full terms and conditions.

One license = one computer. You must buy a license for each computer.
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Download, Setup, Tutorials, Documentation

Download: dp.kinect3-v1.3.20240219
Rare Nvidia addons (read doc): optional-nvidia-addons.zip

Setup guide, tutorials, and documentation at docs.hidale.com.

Support and Feedback

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I am interested to hear your feedback on any bugs, crashes, or performance problems you have with dp.kinect3. I recommend you open a new issue here.


Many of the dp.kinect3 features are compatible with dp.kinect2, dp.kinect, and dp.oak.
Your existing patches may work with only a change of the object name to (dp.kinect3).

Some features of previous Microsoft sensors will not be implemented in dp.kinect3. Microsoft has deprecated or eliminated underlying technology. These features are

  • Face recognition/shape, smile detection, eye engagement, hair/skin color
  • Body leaning/restriction, hand open/closed/lasso
  • Sound localization
  • Speech recognition