How to Download and Install Facetracknoir V170 for Headtracking in Games
Facetracknoir is a headtracking program that makes gaming more fun and immersive. It allows you to control the camera view in games by moving your head, using a simple webcam or other devices. Facetracknoir supports multiple face-trackers, filters and game-protocols, such as Free-track, FlightGear, VJoy, TrackIR, SimConnect and FSUIPC.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install Facetracknoir V170, which is the latest stable version of the program. It contains many improvements compared to the previous versions, such as joystick support, CSV-protocol, new trackers (Oculus Rift, Visage facetracker, Tobii EyeX, HAT-tracker), separate curves for left-yaw and right-yaw, gazePoint-support for eye-trackers, secondary protocol and more.
Step 1: Download Facetracknoir V170
To download Facetracknoir V170, you need to visit the official website of the program at https://facetracknoir.sourceforge.net/information_links/download.htm. There you will find a link to download the setup file (SetupFaceTrackNoIR_v200.exe), which is about 87 MB in size. You can also find other useful information and links on the website, such as documentation, support forum, donation page and more.
Alternatively, you can use this direct link to download the setup file from SourceForge: https://sourceforge.net/projects/facetracknoir/files/SetupFaceTrackNoIR_v200.exe/download.
Step 2: Install Facetracknoir V170
Once you have downloaded the setup file, you need to run it as administrator and follow the instructions on the screen. The installation process is simple and straightforward. You can choose the destination folder for the program and select the components you want to install. You can also choose to create a desktop shortcut for easy access.
After the installation is complete, you can launch Facetracknoir from the start menu or the desktop shortcut. You will see the main window of the program, where you can configure your settings and preferences.
Step 3: Configure Facetracknoir V170
The first thing you need to do is to select your tracker source from the drop-down menu on the top left corner of the window. Depending on your device and preference, you can choose from different options, such as SM FaceAPI Tracker (webcam), PointTracker (IR-tracker), Oculus Rift Tracker (VR headset), Visage Tracker (webcam), Tobii EyeX Tracker (eye-tracker) and more.
Next, you need to select your filter from the drop-down menu on the top right corner of the window. The filter is used to smooth out the input data from the tracker and reduce noise and jitter. You can choose from different options, such as Accela Filter Mk2 (default), EWMA Filter Mk2 (experimental) and No Filter.
Then, you need to select your game protocol from the drop-down menu on the bottom left corner of the window. The game protocol is used to communicate with your game and send the headtracking data. You can choose from different options, such as FreeTrack 2.0 (compatible with many games), FlightGear (for FlightGear simulator), VJoy (for virtual joystick emulation), TrackIR (for games that support TrackIR), SimConnect (for MS Flight Simulator X) and FSUIPC (for MS Flight Simulator 2004).
Finally, you need to adjust your curves from the tabs on the bottom right corner of the window. The curves are used to map your head movements to your camera movements in game. You can adjust different parameters for each axis (yaw, pitch, roll, x, y, z