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Software for interacting with virtual environments over the Internet

VREng (Virtual Reality Engine) is a C++ and OpenGL API-based interactive distributed Web3D application for navigating in and interacting with virtual environments over the Internet through their avatars, chat, audio/video channels, shared white-boards and document publishing. It uses XML to describe VR environments, and supports object manipulation and persistence, new multimedia and models types, and built in image and motion capture. It run on *nix platforms using X11 throught the Ubit toolkit.


Developer documentation available in HTML format from http://vreng.enst.fr/html/doxygen/html/index.html


Download version 8.4.0 (stable)
released on 28 September 2016


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey8 February 2005

Leaders and contributors

Eric Lecolinet Contributor
Philippe Dax Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:vreng@inf.enst.fr

Software prerequisites

Source requirementlibjpeg
Required to buildautomake
Required to useX11
Source requirementlibpng
Weak prerequisiteIP Multicast routing
Required to useubit
Source requirementlibmpeg
Weak prerequisiteMozilla
Required to uselibungif
Source requirementwget
Weak prerequisiteFirefox
Required to uselibXpm
Source requirementssh
Source requirementlibmysqlclient
Required to buildautoconf
Required to useOpenGL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2017.


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