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Visualization Software Installed at SDSC


Software Linux TeraGrid
CMake Yes Yes
GIMP Yes No
GnuPlot Yes Yes
ImageMagick Yes Yes
libpng Yes Yes
Mesa 3D Yes Yes
Molden Yes Yes
MPEG-2 Codec Yes Yes
NCL Yes Yes
ParaView Yes Yes
RasMol Yes Yes
Vapor No No
VisIt Yes No
Vista Yes Yes
VTK Yes Yes
zlib Yes Yes

CMake
Cross platform make.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/cmake-2.4.2/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/cmake2.2.0/

GIMP
GNU Image Manipulation Program for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: pkg-config, GTK+ version 2.4.4, PangoFT2, FreeType2, fontconfig, libart2, libpng, libjpeg, libtiff, gimp-print (4.2.x), gtkhtml-2, libmng, librsvg, libwmf

Linux: /usr/bin/ (1.2.2 pre-installed)
TeraGrid: Not Installed

GnuPlot
Portable command-line driven interactive datafile (text or binary) and function plotting utility.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: zlib, libpng

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/gnuplot-4.0.0/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/gnuplot-4.0.0/

ImageMagick
Collection of tools and libraries to read, write,
and manipulate an image in many image formats.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: libpng, perl, tiff, zlib

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/imagemagick-6.2.6/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/imagemagick-6.1.9/

libpng
PNG image file format library.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: zlib

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/libpng-1.2.8/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/libpng-1.2.8/

Mesa 3D
Mesa 3D graphics library similar to OpenGL.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/mesa-6.4.1/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/mesa-6.4.1/

Molden
Molden is a pre and post processing program of molecular and electronic structure.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/molden-4.4/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/molden-4.4/

MPEG-2 Codec
MPEG-2 video encoder and decoder.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/mpeg2vidcodec/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/mpeg2vidcodec/

NCL
The NCAR Command Language (NCL) is a free interpreted language designed specifically for scientific data processing and visualization. NCL has robust file input and output. It can read in netCDF, HDF4, HDF4-EOS, GRIB, binary and
ASCII data.
License: Free, Binary Distribution
Requires: glibc

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/ncl-4.2.0/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/ncl-4.2.0/

ParaView
ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform, extensible application designed for visualizing large data sets.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: CMake, Mesa (off-screen)
Notes: How to install and run Paraview

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/paraview-2.2.1/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/paraview-2.2.1/

RasMol
Molecular graphics visualization.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/rasmol/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/rasmol/

Vapor
VAPOR is the Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: Expat 1.95.6, NetCDF 3.6.0, Qt 3.3.4

Linux: Not Installed.
TeraGrid: Not Installed.

VisIt
Interactive parallel visualization and graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: CMake, Mesa, Python, Qt, Silo, VTK

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/visit-1.6/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/visit-1.5.3/(missing libXrandr.so.2)

Vista
Multithreaded, platform independent, scalable
and robust volume renderer.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: libpng, Corba

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/svt-2.0/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/svt-2.0/

VTK
3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: CMake, Mesa

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/vtk/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/vtk-4.2/

zlib
Compression library.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none

Linux: /projects/vis/tools/zlib-1.2.3/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/zlib-1.2.3/


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