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18 Sep 2021 07:39:28 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Looking for a interactive viewer  
From: lelama
Date: 22 Sep 2016 05:10:00
Message: <web.57e39f654ca2376721263ef70@news.povray.org>
Ok, thank you guys for the answer. I prefer not to start with something which is
already outdated, spending minutes or hours to bypass the problems that will
eventually happen.

Bishop 3D is unfortunatly only for windows as far as I understand.

Laurent.



Stephen <mca### [at] aolcom> wrote:
> 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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