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VRML/X3D browser and runtime library

OpenVRML is a VRML/X3D browser and C++ runtime library. +The library includes parsers for VRML97 and VRML-encoded X3D as well as a +full runtime system for playing VRML/X3D content. An XEmbed control is +included along with frontends for use both as a stand-alone player and as a +Mozilla Gecko Web browser plug-in


Programmer's reference guide available in HTML format from
"IRC Help" IRC Help channel

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLDeborah Nicholson21 March 2008
License:GPLv3orlaterDeborah Nicholson21 March 2008
License:LGPLv3orlaterDeborah Nicholson21 March 2008

Leaders and contributors

Lukas Vonblon Contributor
Braden McDaniel Maintainer
Greg Roelofs Contributor
Steve Sycamore Contributor
Clayton Cottingham Contributor
Matt Giger Contributor
Alex Funk Contributor
Jeff Dubrule Contributor
Stuart Anderson Contributor
Delman Lee Contributor
Michael Louka Contributor
Andrew Reitmeyer Contributor
Joe Longson Contributor
Ted Nolan Contributor
Edward A Carter Contributor
Regis Houde Contributor
Anton Eliens Jean-Daniel Fekete Contributor
Kumaran Santhanam Contributor
Thomas Flynn Contributor
Erik Andersen Contributor
S. K. Bose Contributor
Braden McDaniel Contributor
Larry D'Cunha Contributor
Gerall Kahla Contributor
Shelby Moore Contributor
Christopher K. St. John Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
HelpMailing List Info/Archive
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Required to buildBoost
Weak prerequisiteMozilla Gecko SDK
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Weak prerequisiteOpenGL/Mesa
Weak prerequisiteGTK+
Weak prerequisiteSDL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2017.


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