marble keyboard Software Related Tools

There is a wide variety of computer graphics related software packages available on the net. The resources we list here are ones we consider particularly useful to researchers. Most resources listed here come with source code. Also examine the comp.graphics FAQ collection for useful information about all sorts of free resources. Freeware and open-source media players are listed on CleanSoftware.org.

General Image Manipulation File Formats
2D Rendering Computational Geometry Modelers
3D Object File Formats, Viewers, and Files Interactive 3D Rendering Photorealism and Global Illumination
Visualization Volume Rendering  

General Image Manipulation 2D Rendering Geometric Computations and Computational Geometry Modelers
There are many shareware and freeware modelers available for specific rendering programs, particularly for POV-Ray. See their links page for a good guide to these. Listed below are only those modelers which have source code available with them. 3D Object File Formats, Viewers, and Files Interactive 3D Rendering Photorealism and Global Illumination Visualization Volume Rendering

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Eric Haines, erich@acm.org
Last change: June 18, 2008