Xplanet

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Xplanet

http://xplanet.sourceforge.net
Draws the earth or other planets

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.

Documentation

User README included


Download

Download version 1.3.1 (stable)
released on 13 March 2016

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey21 December 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Hari Nair Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:hari@alumni.caltech.edu
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xplanet-development


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Source requirementor TIFF libraries.
Weak prerequisiteGLUT
Source requirementAt least one of the GIF
Source requirementJPEG
Source requirementPNG
Weak prerequisiteFreeType library
Source requirementPNM
Weak prerequisiteOpenGL or Mesa

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.



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