This page introduces each function of nizima LIVE along the screen.

Please refer to the nizima LIVE Tutorial for specific instructions on how to load models and connect to the “nizima LIVE TRACKER” mobile application.

Price Plans

  • To use it, you need to register as a member of nizima.
  • The free version has some functional restrictions such as logo display.

Contents

Main window

Model list

Camera settings

Background setting

Item List

Item Operation

Collaboration function

Movement settings beta(ARKit)

parameter settings

Model properties

Settings / Others


Main window

In the main window, the icons for each function are displayed on the left side of the screen.

How to operate models and items

Featureoperation
moveDrag with mouse cursor over model or item
Move all models and itemsDragging with the wheel button
Zoom in/outMouse wheel scroll
rotationctrl key + scroll
Reset position, scaling, and rotationESC key
Hide menuDouble-click anywhere other than the icon
full screenF11 key

How to operate when displaying multiple models

When multiple models are displayed, an icon of the currently displayed model appears at the bottom of the window.

Select Model

Clicking on a model with the cursor over it makes the model selected.
You can also click on the model icon to make it selected.

The selected model is displayed with the model icon circled in purple.
More than one model is always selected, and multiple selections are possible.

While a model is selected, click on “Camera Settings,” “Expression/Motion,” “Parameter Settings,” or “Model Properties” from the icons on the left side of the screen to configure individual settings for the selected model.
Clicking on any other icon will allow you to make common settings for the entire main window, regardless of which model you have selected.

Featureoperation
Select next modeltab key
Select ModelPress down on a model (when pressed, not clicked)
Select additional modelsctrl key + click on model icon
Deselecting Multiple SelectionsClick on Background

model icon

The model icon on the right is displayed in the foreground.
The model icons can be grabbed and swapped left and right positions.

The model icon image is displayed as an automatically cropped square image of the icon image set in the model properties.

List of lower right icons

entryFeature
screenshot
Take a screenshot. The background will be the one currently selected in the main window (transparent backgrounds are also supported).
Save model settings
Saves model settings such as parameter settings and model properties in .live.json format.
help
The screen explanation page (this page) opens.
Lock operation
Locks the movement / enlargement / reduction of the model. Click it again to unlock it.

Model list

Click the model list icon to display the following screen.
After selecting the icon of the Live2D model to be moved, you can click the “Open in New Window”, “Open”, and “Add to Same Window” buttons.

+ Mark

You can register your own Live2D models by adding built-in Live2D model data.

  • The “export data” sold by nizima corresponds to the Live2D model for embedding.

Open in new window

Open the currently selected Live2D model in a new window. Use this feature when you want to display Live2D models in separate windows.

Add to the same window

Adds the currently selected Live2D model to the current window.
The model is displayed on the right side of the currently displayed model at approximately the same size as the first model.
Up to 8 bodies can be displayed.

change

Opens the currently selected Live2D model in the current window. If a Live2D model is already displayed, the Live2D model will be changed.
Recommended when you want to display only one Live2D model.


Camera settings

Click the camera setting icon to display the following screen.

webcam

Select the webcam used to move the Live2D model.
When you select a webcam, the selected camera will be selected by default from the next time onwards.

mobile

You can select it by setting the connection with the mobile application “nizima LIVE TRACKER”.
You can choose which mobile device’s camera to use.

Collaboration camera

Used in the collaboration function. Select the camera you want to collaborate with to assign motion to the Live2D model from here.

OFF

Deselect the camera.

Mobile settings

Click to display the following screen. Used to connect to the mobile app “nizima LIVE TRACKER”.
You can select whether to connect via Wi-Fi or USB using the tabs.

Connect via Wi-Fi

Connect via USB

Camera reset

Set the state of the face shown by the camera to the front of the Live2D model.
If you use it when the Live2D model does not work well, the movement may be improved.

Webcam image display

Tracking landmarks are displayed based on the live-action video read by the webcam.

  • Live-action video is not displayed.

Virtual Camera ON/OFF

When turned on, nizima LIVE video can be output as a virtual camera for videoconferencing tools, etc.

  • By using a virtual camera, nizima LIVE video can be displayed directly as an avatar without having to go through distribution software such as OBS Studio.
Virtual Camera Namenizima LIVE Virtual Camera
resolution1920×1080
frame rate30fps
Items displayed as virtual camera images– Live2D Models
– Items
– Backgrounds (image, single color)
– Logo (in the free version, displayed in the same state as the application side)
Items not displayed as virtual camera images– Model List
– main menu
– Bottom right control icons (help, lock, etc.)
– Icons for switching between multiple models (when multiple models are displayed)
– General UI other than model display launched in a new window
Behavior with transparent backgroundBackground is not transparent and is displayed in black
  • If appearance correction or low light correction is applied on the meeting tool side, the color of the Live2D model may be blown out.
    Please turn off the correction setting in the conference tool.
  • The Mac version does not support a virtual camera.

Background setting

Click the background setting icon to open the background setting window.

background image

Select a background image and click “Set as background” to apply it to the background.
You can add an image from “+”. (File format: PNG, JPG)

* Images smaller than the window size will be enlarged and displayed, so if you want to display the background clearly, it is recommended to use an image with a size equal to or larger than the window size.

Monochromatic background

Select a color from HSV or RGB, or enter the color code directly and click “Set as background” to apply the selected color to the background.

Transparent background

Select it and click “Set as Background” to make the model background transparent.


Collaboration function

Create your own collaboration room or join a collaboration room created by another user.

  • If you are using the nizima LIVE free plan, the collaboration function has a 5-minute usage time limit.
    Please see the price plan for details such as function comparison with the paid plan and price list.
  • Versions prior to 1.1.0 and 1.1.0 or later cannot collaborate.
    Please use the version among the participants of the collaboration.
    nizima LIVE latest version download page
  • The maximum number of simultaneous connections is 8.
  • For voice, you need to use a separate calling application.

Room common setting items

user name

This is the name that will be displayed to participants in the collaboration room.

Model data transmission

If checked, the Live2D model data of the displayed name will be sent and the participant will be able to display your Live2D model. (Check is recommended)
When multiple models are displayed, the currently selected model is selected as the model to be sent.
If unchecked, only tracking data will be sent to the participants.

Select tracking

Select the camera to use when collaborating.

  • Select only when “Send model data” is not checked.

When making a room

The room ID input field is not displayed, and the ID is displayed after the room is created.

Room creation

Create a collaboration room.

When joining a room

Room ID

Enter the room ID you received from the creator of the collaboration room separately.

participate

I will participate in the collaboration room.

Behavior of items during collaboration

When an item is tied to a model that is being sent in a collaboration, the item and its movement will be shared with the collaborator. Items that are not tied to a model will not be shared.
In addition, the items of the collaboration partner cannot be manipulated.


Item List

You can register and manage items and place them in windows.
Click the Item List icon to open the Item List window.

entryFeature
Live2D Item TabMaintains a list of Live2D items (supported format: model3.json).
Animation Items Tab Maintains a list of animation items (supported formats: gif, sequentially numbered png folder, sequentially numbered jpeg folder).
Note: In the case of sequentially numbered folders, even folders with a mixture of png and jpeg can be played back.
Still Image Items TabManage a list of still image items (supported formats: png, jpeg).
+ buttonRegister the item.
The registered items are stored under the settings folder >/items in the < application.
Find additional materialsOpen nizima in your browser.
Place an itemPlaces the currently selected item in the window.
cancelClose the window.
  • By dragging and dropping item data directly into the main window, items can be temporarily placed without registering them in nizima LIVE.

Setting items for registered items

entryFeature
Item NameRename the item.
Item DescriptionChange item description.
thumbnailYou can set and change the image to be used as a thumbnail. (Recommended size: 184 x 184px)
If there is a file named “ico_xxx.png” in each item’s folder, that image will be displayed.
If there is no “ico_xxx.png”, automatically generated thumbnails will be displayed as default for Live2D items (only those registered on nizima LIVE), animation items (all) and still image items (all).
physical operation scaling factor
Note: Live2D items only
Sets the magnification factor for physics calculations between 0%-100%-200%.
If the Live2D item does not have physics (.physics3.json), it will be disabled.
respiratory rate
Note: Live2D items only
As with the model settings, set the numerical playback speed in ms for the respiration parameter.
Parameters with the ID of ParamBreath (old style PARAM_BREATH) are automatically selected, and if the Live2D item does not have a breath parameter, it will be disabled.
FPS
Note: Animation
Item only
Sets the animation playback speed.
FavoriteClick on the ★ symbol in the upper left corner of each item to register it as a favorite, and it will appear first in the list.
× buttonDelete registered items from nizima LIVE.

Loading and saving registered items

Click […] in the upper right corner of the item list window to display the Load/Save menu.

entryFeature
Reading item settingsLoads each item in the “Registered Item Setting Items” saved in .live.json format.
overwrite saveOverwrite and save each item in the “Registered Item Setup Items” in .live.json format.
Save AsSave each item in the “Registered Item Setup Items” as an alias in .live.json format.

Item Operation

You can manage the items being placed in the window.
Click on the item operation icon or click on “Place Item” in the item list window to open the item operation window.

entryFeature
Show/Hide
Toggles the display of items.
The entire batch can be operated at once in the header section of the list.
Lock/unlock operation
Toggles whether operation is possible or not.
The entire batch can be operated at once in the header section of the list.
delete
Deletes the item from the window.
Since this is different from unregistration, the same item can be displayed again from the item list even if it is deleted.
Follow the modelToggles whether the model can be followed.
If disabled, the item will not follow the model (will not stick to the model) even if it is placed on top of the model.
inversion functionFlip left/right and up/down.
physical operation scaling factor
Note: Live2D items only
As with the model settings, set the numerical value of the physics multiplier in %.
Breathing rate (ms)
Note: Live2D items only
Set the numerical value of the respiration parameter speed in ms (milliseconds).
Parameters with the ID of ParamBreath (old style PARAM_BREATH) are automatically selected, and if the Live2D item does not have a breath parameter, it will be disabled.
Animated FPS
Note: Animated items only
Sets the animation playback speed.
  • If an item is placed on the model with “Follow Model” turned on, the item will be attached to the model using the cursor position at the time of drop as the reference point.

Change display order

Change the display order by dragging and dropping the order of the listings.
The higher the item/model on the list, the more it appears in the foreground.

Delete all items

Click […] in the upper right corner of the item operation window to display “Delete All Items”.
Clicking removes all items from the window. This is different from unregistering, which allows you to view the same item again from the item list even after it is deleted.

Highlighted items

When you “ctrl+left click” on an item thumbnail from the item operation window, the corresponding item will be highlighted with a red frame.
Highlighting is not displayed on the output destination (OBS, web conferencing tools, etc.) when OBS plug-in or virtual camera is used.

To remove highlighting, click on the main window.


Movement settings beta(ARKit)

The exp3.json (facial expression file) and motion3.json (motion file) associated with model3.json are listed.
By pressing ▽ on the right side of each item, you can set shortcut keys and so on.

Motion mode (motion column only)

Normal

Plays only once without repeating the motion.

loop

Play the motion repeatedly.

Idle

Set as an idling motion that is automatically played even when no motion is selected.
Note: If Idle is selected for multiple motions, the motion for which Idle is selected will be played randomly.

display name

You can change the display name on nizima LIVE.

Shortcut

By entering any shortcut key and pressing “Save”, the facial expression and motion will be reflected in the model just by pressing a specific key on the keyboard.

+ button

Facial expressions and motions can be added.

  • The display is different for each model.
  • Please contact the model author for the configuration files (exp3.json, motion3.json).

parameter settings

You can adjust camera tracking items and Live2D parameters on nizima LIVE.
You can make fine adjustments on nizima LIVE, such as the timing and association of parameter transitions that were previously operated with Live2D Cubism.

Top tab menu

Featureoperation
Movement settingsMake fine adjustments to the mapping of tracking items and Live2D parameters and how to reflect the parameters in the Live2D model.
Movement settings beta(ARKit)Configure settings related to ARKit tracking items used in nizima LIVE TRACKER.
Motion sensitivityAdjust how much the movement read by the camera is reflected in the tracking item.
PhysicsAdjust the motion magnification for the Live2D parameters for which physics is set.
auto playSet Live2D parameters such as breathing that are automatically played repeatedly.
Loads and saves the parameter settings set on nizima LIVE.

Movement settings

Parameter selection panel (left side)

A list of parameters that can be tracked on nizima LIVE and the Live2D parameters associated with them.

Select a tracking item to switch the advanced settings panel on the right.

You can close or open the linked UI by pressing the ▲ on the right of the tracking item.

nizima LIVE automatically associates Live2D parameters with tracking items.
Each associated parameter is displayed by default below the tracking item.

The notation of each parameter is displayed by the set name in the case of model data including cdi.json, and by ID in other cases.
With the + button, you can add a new Live2D parameter associated with the tracking item.
With the × button, you can cancel the association between the tracking item and the Live2D parameter.

Tracking items for iOS are also displayed regardless of whether or not you have a mobile version connection.

Advanced settings panel (right side)

Parameter ID

The ID of the parameter of the Live2D model is displayed.

Motion magnification

You can set the magnification to reflect the movement of the body to the movement of the Live2D model in the range of 0 to 200%.

Smoothing

You can set the smoothness of the movement of the Live2D model in the range of 0 to 100% by integrating and correcting small shaking of the body.

Playback reversal

Inverts the movement of the Live2D model with respect to the movement of the body.

curve editor

You can edit the waveform how the movement of the Live2D model changes with respect to the movement of the body.

Points in the selected state are purple. The green dot on the waveform is the current value.

Click […] in the upper right corner of the curve editor to display the various operation buttons.

operationContents
left clickmark with a point
right clickDelete points
Copy entire curve
or ctrl+C
Copy the shape of the entire curve.
Paste the entire curve
or ctrl+V
Paste the entire curve shape that you have copied.
undo
or ctrl+Z
Return to operation.
redo
or ctrl+Y or ctrl+Shift+Z
Redo the returned operation.
Show/hide default valuesShows/hides the default values of the parameters that the Live2D model has.
Enable/disable snappingToggles whether the point snaps to the grid, edge of the screen, etc.
resetInitializes the edits and returns the curve shape to its initial value.
arrow keyUse the arrows up, down, left, and right to move points.

With Linear, Step, Invert Step, Bezier at the bottom of the screen, you can select which type to connect to the point to the right of the selected point.

Linear: A straight line connects the selected point and the point to the right of it. The animation is constant and variable, with linear movements.
Step: The selected point and the point to the right of it are connected by a horizontal straight line that matches the numerical value of the selected point. The animation moves so that the previous and next pictures change in an instant.
Invert Step: The selected point and the point to the right of it are connected by a horizontal straight line that matches the value of the point to the right. The animation moves so that the previous and next pictures change in an instant.
Bezier: Select to display the purple Bezier handle. You can move it up, down, left and right by grasping the rounded part, and you can freely edit the shape of the curve.

Movement settings beta(ARKit)

You can set up tracking of movements that can be taken by iPhone (ARKit).
The view and operation of the screen is the same as for movement settings.

Auto-link function
If the tracking item name in ARkit prefixed with “Param” and the parameter ID of the Live2D model model match, the tracking item and parameter are automatically linked.

example

The Cubism parameter ID “ParamEyeBlinkLeft” is automatically associated with the tracking item “EyeBlinkLeft”. The Cubism parameter ID is case-insensitive.
以下どちらでもOK

  • ParamTongueOut
  • ParamtongueOut

Motion sensitivity

The value of TRACKING RANGE INPUT points to the tracking parameter.

  • It is easy to understand if you adjust the Min and Max values while actually moving the model.

Physics

On the left side, you can see the parameters set for the physics calculation.

Parameter ID

The ID of the parameter of the Live2D model is displayed.

Motion magnification

You can set the magnification to reflect the movement of the body to the movement of the Live2D model in the range of 0 to 200%.
The closer you get to 200%, the more the Live2D model will move with respect to your body movements.

auto play

Parameter selection panel (left side)

+ Button

You can add new Live2D parameters for which you want to set autoplay.

Advanced settings panel (right side)

Parameter ID

The ID of the parameter of the Live2D model is displayed.

Repeat type

Loop playback Note: This is recommended when you want to breathe on the model.

A movement that repeats back and forth between maximum and minimum.

Repeat playback

When it exceeds the maximum, it starts from the minimum and repeats.

Playback speed

You can specify the speed from the minimum to the maximum in ms.

in the upper right […] > [Save Overwrite] or [Save As]
You can save the settings in “.live.json” format.


Model properties

You can edit Live2D model information such as model name and model description.

Model name

By default, the name of model3.json is included and can be changed. If you change it, only the notation in nizima LIVE will be changed.

Change thumbnail

You can change the thumbnail image displayed in the model list.
(File format: PNG, JPG Recommended size: 240 x 184px)

Model description

You can write a description of the model.

save

Save the contents set above in “live.json”.


Settings / Others

Click the icon to open the menu item.

nizima account

You can check the information of the nizima account you are signed in to.

option

Profile

user name

Set the user name to be displayed to the participants when collaborating.

言語設定

UIの言語を設定します

Advanced Settings

Drawing FPS

You can select from 30FPS and 60FPS.
The number of frames per second is displayed at 60FPS, which is smoother than 30FPS, but increases the load on the PC.

Physics FPS

You can select from 30FPS and 60FPS.
It represents the internal calculation settings for the physics operations of the model displayed in the window.
By matching the settings in the Live2D Cubism Editor at the time of model creation, the shaking width of physics calculations, etc. can be made the same as that displayed in the Live2D Cubism Editor.
In Live2D Cubism Editor 4.2 or later, if the calculated FPS is exported to the physics settings file, that value will take precedence.

Tracking quality

Lowering the number will reduce the quality of tracking, but it may make the Live2D model move more smoothly.

ウィンドウの最前面固定化

他のアプリケーションよりもnizima LIVEが前面に表示される機能です。
The main applications include the ability to check the movement of a Live2D model while playing a game during game distribution, or to create a simple layer structure on the desktop for easy distribution instead of creating layers in OBS.

screenshot

Shortcut

Sets a shortcut key for taking screenshots.
The F3 key is set by default.

Where to save screenshots

“Open Folder” opens the current storage location.
Change the destination with “Browse”.

File Location

Location of model, location of background image, location of items

You can open the folder where models in the Model List, images in the Background Settings, and items in the Item List are stored and add or delete them directly.

  • To reflect the changes to nizima LIVE, it is necessary to restart nizima LIVE.

help

About nizima LIVE

Contains version information and more.

Display a simple function description

The simple function explanation screen displayed when the application is started is displayed again.

Tutorials

The nizima LIVE tutorial page opens.

Screen explanation

The nizima LIVE screen explanation page (this page) opens.

Contact Us

The contact page opens.