New to Clarisse?

Welcome to the Clarisse Community!


You’re probably eager to get started right? Don't worry this 5 steps guide will help you get you up and running with Clarisse in no time!





Our Clarisse Personal Learning Edition (PLE) gives you the opportunity to learn and explore all aspects of Clarisse iFX and Clarisse BUiLDER at your own pace and for free. Exclusively for non-commercial purposes.



Our trial and evaluation licenses give artists studios and educational institutions the chance to test Clarisse iFX, Builder and Cnode for a limited time and with the support of our sales team. 


Already own a Clarisse license? Check your Purchase Confirmation email for your license and getting started details. Or if you’re looking to buy, learn more about all our great offers today.





Creating an account

In order to download Clarisse installation package you must first create an account on our website. Creating an account is very simple and shouldn't take you longer than a couple of minutes to complete.

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Downloads and Installation


Software, docs and example content can be downloaded from the My Download Area of your User Account. Where multiple Service Packs have been released, you’ll only need to download the latest Installation package for a full install of Clarisse.

Don’t forget to check out the ReadMe file and Release Notes provided with each release, and ensure you’re running the optimum hardware setup for Clarisse by checking out the minimum system requirements.

Download Clarisse


Before downloading Clarisse installation package, we first kindly recommend you to check that your system meets the minimum system requirements.

Double click on the installation executable file you’ve downloaded and follow the on-screen instructions and click on Finish
Download the Clarisse Disk Image, open it, and copy the "Isotropix" folder to the desired destination folder in the Mac. You may need to install Python 2.7 or 3.7 if not already installed.
Download the Clarisse archive and extract it in the desired destination folder on the PC. You may need to install Python 2.7 or 3.7 if not already installed.

If you are planning to use the Clarisse PLE, you can skip the licensing section below.


For more in-depth instructions on how to install your license, see the Installation and Licensing section of our User Guide or follow along with our installation tutorials for node-locked and floating licenses.




Getting started

Running Clarisse for the first time? We’ve created a series of beginner's tutorials to get you familiarized with all the aspects of Clarisse in no time. Or if you are looking to improve your skills and go further with Clarisse, we’ve got a whole host of Tutorials covering advanced workflows ready for you.




Need help?

For help and support from our team, as well as our global community of artists, stay connected at any time of day via our Community and Discord Forums