Hog 4PC

Technical Support



is available from 08:00 am - 17:00 pm (5:00 pm) Central Standard Time (CST)

All other times, call:

Within U.S.: +1 (800) 890-8989
Worldwide: +1 (512) 836-2242

To page a technician in North America for 24 hour, urgent support call: 1 (800) 890-8989 and select option then one of the options below:

  • For CONSOLE support, press 2
  • For FIXTURE support, press 3


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Hog 4PC transfers the functionality of Hog lighting consoles to your personal computer. Create your own control solution to meet your particular requirements and budget. Hog 4PC offers a cost effective and flexible suite of software and hardware components that combine to produce the system you need: from the free Hog 4PC software for viewing and editing Hog 4 OS shows through to a fully fledged DMX console.

Use a laptop for a lightweight portable system or a desktop for installations, rackmount, or tablet PC; it’s up to you.

Hog 4PC is the ideal backup solution and perfect for automated playback in retail and architectural applications.


  • Supports one USB Nano Hog wing and multiple USB playback and Master wings
  • MIDI/LTC Widget provides SMPTE input capabilities and MIDI in/out/thru
  • MIDI In / Out via PC’s sound card or USB device
  • Connectivity with multiple visualizers via Ethernet
  • Wired and wireless networking ability with multiple Hog4PC computers, Hog 4, Full Boar 4, and Road Hog 4 console systems
  • Up to 4096 DMX-512 channels via USB DMX Widgets and Super Widgets
  • Up to 8 Art-Net E1.3.1 (sACN) universes via USB DMX Widgets and Super Widgets
  • Unlimited number of DMX channels via Ethernet DPs
  • Unlimited number of Art-Net and E1.3.1 (sACN) universes via Ethernet DPs
  • Unlimited number of simultaneous crossfades
  • Thousands of Cues, Cue parts, Cue lists, chases, effects, groups, palettes, pages, macros
  • Hog4PC software is compatible as a Remote Focus device for Hog 4, Full Boar 4, and Road Hog 4 console systems.

System Requirements

  • Operating System:
    Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit / SP2 or greater)
    Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit / SP1 or greater)
    Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Processor: Dual Core 1.7Ghz or faster
  • Memory: 2GB minimum
  • Hard Drive: 5GB of free hard drive space

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How to Buy

Console Software Support

Software Downloads

Console Upgrade v3.6.1 (b1440) [fpspkg]

Console Full Install v3.6.1 (b1440) [iso] Full Install Instructions [pdf]

Visualizer Connectivity Driver v3.6.1 (b1440) [msi]

Release Notes v3.6.1 (b1440) [pdf]

Software Archive


Help Documentation

Hog 4 OS User Manual [English html]

Hog 4 OS User Manual [English pdf]

Hog 4 OS User Manual [French pdf]


Third Party Tools

Tools for Making Bootable Console Restore USB Flash Drives:

Linux Live (for Win 7 and Win 8)

Unetbootin (for Mac OS X)

Touch OSC Software and Templates for Open Sound Control:

Touch OSC Software

Touch OSC Templates for Hog 4 Control (iPhone/iPad) [zip]

Fixture Library Support

Hog 4 Fixture Library Downloads

Latest Full Fixture Library v4.16.151 compatible with Hog 4 OS v3.6.0 and greater (List of fixtures in library)

To download the latest individual library files not yet included in the full library: Library Downloader Site

To request a fixture library please visit this link: Hog Library Request Form

Instructions on how to install fixture libraries on Hog 4 OS Consoles: Fixture Library Installation Quick Guide

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