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SDSC Installed Visualization Software


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

CMake
Cross platform make.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none
 
Linux: /projects/vis/tools/cmake-2.4.2/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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)
DataStar: /opt/freeware/bin/ (1.2.2 pre-installed)
TeraGrid: Not Installed. Too many requirments

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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps/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/
DataStar: /opt/freeware/bin/ (5.4.2 pre-installed) /usr/local/apps32/imagemagick-6.2.8/
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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps/libpng-1.2.8/ /usr/local/apps/libpng-1.2.8-64/
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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/mesa-6.4.2/
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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/RasMol/RasMol_2.7.1.1/ (pre-installed)
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/rasmol/

Tecplot
Tecplot 360 is CFD & Numerical Simulation Visualization Software. Finally, with just one tool you can analyze and explore complex datasets, arrange multiple XY, 2D and 3D plots, create animations and then communicate your results with brilliant, high-quality output.
License: Commercial
Requires: Mesa
Notes: Example Movies, How to run Tecplot
 
Linux: Not Installed.
DataStar: /usr/local/apps/tecplot/
TeraGrid: Not Installed

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.
DataStar: /usr/local/apps/vapor-1.1.2/
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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/svt-2.1/(Waiting for fixed release)
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/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps32/vtk-5.0.0/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/vtk-4.2/

zlib
Compression library.
License: Free, Open Source
Requires: none
 
Linux: /projects/vis/tools/zlib-1.2.3/
DataStar: /usr/local/apps/zlib-1.2.2/
TeraGrid: /usr/local/apps/zlib-1.2.2/