White dune

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Graphical X3D/VRML97 editor/animation tool

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'white_dune' is a graphical editor, a simple NURBS/Superformula/Subdivision 3D modeller, and a animation tool for the VRML97(Virtual Reality Modelling Language)/X3D, which is the ISO standard for displaying 3D data over the web via browser plugins (or webgl via X3DOM or X_ITE javascript) . It supports animation, realtime interaction and multimedia (image, movie, sound). Dune reads VRML97/X3D files, displays, and let the user change scenegraphs/fields. 'white_dune' can also translate a VRML97/X3D file to C, C++ or java. The resulting file can be rendered with OpenGL/jogl. Under GNU/Linux white_dune is a immersive VRML editor. It has support for stereoscopic view via "quadbuffer" capable stereo visuals and support for various 3D input devices supported by the X11 XInput or Linux joystick interface.


* white_dune documentation

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Janet Casey

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27 September 2001

Leaders and contributors

J. Scheurich Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=103356&group_id=3356&func=browse

Software prerequisites

Required to buildX11 and Motif/Lesstif
Weak prerequisiteCGAL
Weak prerequisiteglut
Required to buildOpenGL/Mesa
Weak prerequisitevcglib
Weak prerequisiteX3D browser plugin or X3DOM capable webbrowser
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Weak prerequisite3D input devices (e.g. joystick)
Weak prerequisitehardware and software supporting "quadbuffer" stereoscopic view
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Weak prerequisitefreeglut
Weak prerequisiteexpat
Weak prerequisitezlib
Weak prerequisitecurl
Weak prerequisitejogl
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 August 2018.


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