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'white_dune' is a graphical editor, simple NURBS/Superformula 3D modeller, and animation tool for the VRML97(Virtual Reality Modelling Language)/X3D, which is the standard for displaying 3D data over the web via browser plugins. 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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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey27 September 2001

Leaders and contributors

J. Scheurich Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help E-mail
Help Newsgroup comp.lang.vrml
Help Newsgroup comp.os.linux.announce
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build OpenGL/Mesa
Weak prerequisite 3D modeller with VRML97/X3D export
Weak prerequisite hardware and software supporting "quadbuffer" stereoscopic view
Weak prerequisite libjpeg
Weak prerequisite jogl
Weak prerequisite Ascension Flock of Birds device on serial line
Weak prerequisite libpng
Weak prerequisite other 3D input devices (e.g. joystick)
Weak prerequisite zlib
Weak prerequisite expat
Weak prerequisite libsball
Required to build X11 and Motif/Lesstif
Weak prerequisite X3D browser plugin or X3DOM capable webbrowser
Weak prerequisite glut


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