Xplanet is similar to xearth, but draws the earth or another planet with user-supplied maps. It renders the image in the root window or an X window. Azimuthal, Mercator, Mollweide, orthographic, and rectangular projections can be drawn, and clouds can be optionally overlaid. Xplanet can read and write GIF, JPEG, PNG, PNM, and TIFF image file formats. The home page includes links to planetary, solar system, and cloud maps. The source code is available with or without a day and night map of the earth.
DocumentationUser README included
released on 17 June 2005
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|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||21 December 2001|
Leaders and contributors
|See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xplanet-development|
|Weak prerequisite||FreeType library|
|Weak prerequisite||OpenGL or Mesa|
|Source requirement||or TIFF libraries.|
|Source requirement||At least one of the GIF|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 May 2005.
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