Installation Guide



Install the latest version from the Python Package Index using pip (which comes with the default installation of Python) from the command line by executing:

pip install FoxDot

Alternatively, you can build from the source on GitHub:

git clone
cd FoxDot
python install

Open SuperCollder and install the FoxDot and BatLib Quarks (this allows FoxDot to communicate with SuperCollider) by entering the following and pressing Ctrl+Return on each line (this evaluates a line of code):


Recompile the SuperCollider class library by going to Language -> Recompile Class Library or pressing Ctrl+Shift+L


Open SuperCollider and evaluate the following:


SuperCollider is now listening for messages from FoxDot. To start FoxDot from the command line, just type:

python -m FoxDot

The FoxDot interface should open up and you’re ready to start jamming! Check out the starter guide for some useful tips on getting to know the basics of FoxDot. Happy coding!

Please report any issues or bugs on the project’s GitHub or if you have any questions, feel free to leave a message on the discussion forum.