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17 Sep 2021 22:41:55 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Looking for a interactive viewer  
From: Stephen
Date: 22 Sep 2016 04:33:32
Message: <57e3975c$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/22/2016 9:08 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:

>
> There was Moray http://www.stmuc.com/moray/index.html which was a
> dedicated modeller to POV-Ray 3.5. It was discontinued for all kind of
> reasons and may be revived in a distant future (speculation). In the
> meantime and if you are curious, I recommend to play a bit with it. It
> can still be very useful in different ways.
>
> Otherwise, there is Bishop3D but I do not know much about it. Stephen is
> the expert.
>

In a way you are right but it is StephenS who is the real expert. :-D
I get by with it.

I would recommend against Moray, unless you prefer a coordinate system 
with the Z-axis set as up. (In PovRay the default is Y-axis: up.)

Both Moray and Bishop3D render with older versions of PovRay. Versions 
3.5 and 3.62 respectively. But the files can be manually run in the 
latest version of PovRay, without modification, taking advantage of your 
machine's multi cores . I cannot overstate how important that is. :)

{Actually I think I just did. ;-) }

-- 

Regards
     Stephen


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