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3d modeller with integrated ray tracer

Gphoton is a simple 3d modeller with integrated ray tracer. It lets you construct/manipulate/modify a 3d model while approximating the scene with OpenGL. It renders with either the software ray-tracer or OpenGL; screenshots can be saved to TIF. You move around in the scene interactively with keyboard/mouse combinations and/or dialog clicks. It's intended primarily for artistic use (as opposed, for example, to use as a 3D modeller for games). As a ray-tracer entirely implemented in software, the program is extremely slow compared to hardware 3d graphics. However, being software, it is extremely flexible and extensible, more hardware independent, and can produce images of outstanding quality and very high resolutions (ie ANSI-E size 300 dpi images).


User guide available in HTML format from http://gphoton.sourceforge.net/infopages/readme.txt



version 0.78 (beta)
released on 11 January 2002

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Janet Casey

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22 March 2002

Leaders and contributors

Matt Shepard Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=12963
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/gphoton-devel
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/gphoton-users

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteOpenGL
Source requirementGTK+
Source requirementGNOME
Source requirementlibtiff

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 March 2017.


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