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Visualization Toolkit (VTK)

Category: Analysis-Graphics

Description

According to the VTK Homepage:

"The Visualization Toolkit (VTK) is an open-source, freely available software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization used by thousands of researchers and developers around the world. VTK consists of a C++ class library and several interpreted interface layers including Tcl/Tk, Java, and Python. Professional support and products for VTK are provided by Kitware, Inc. VTK supports a wide variety of visualization algorithms including scalar, vector, tensor, texture, and volumetric methods; and advanced modeling techniques such as implicit modeling, polygon reduction, mesh smoothing, cutting, contouring, and Delaunay triangulation. Additionally, VTK has an extensive information visualization framework, has a suite of 3D interaction widgets, supports parallel processing, and integrates with various databases on GUI toolkits such as Qt and Tk. VTK is cross-platform and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac and Unix platforms."

Use

Versions of VTK are available as modules.

module avail vtk
module load vtk

Compiling example:

<compiler> -o example example.c -lvtkCommon [-l ...]

Additional information about VTK is available on the VTK Wiki.

Support

This package has the following support level : Supported

Available Versions

Version Available Builds
intel pgi gnu Other
5.6
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5.2.1
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