POV-Ray

The persistence of vision ray-tracer

POV-Ray is a good, free software only available for Windows, that belongs to the category Design & photography software with subcategory 3D Design (more specifically 3D Design & Modelling). View full description

POV-Ray is a good, free software only available for Windows, that belongs to the category Design & photography software with subcategory 3D Design (more specifically 3D Design & Modelling).

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It's available for users with the operating system Windows 95 and former versions, and it is available in English. Its current version is 3.6.1 and it has been updated on 2/17/2006.Since we added this program to our catalog in 2006, it has obtained 14,516 downloads, and last week it gained 7 downloads. POV-Ray is a slick software that needs less storage space than most software in the section Design & photography software. It's very heavily used in many countries such as Brazil, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

The Persistence of Vision Ray-Tracer creates three-dimensional, photo-realistic images using a rendering technique called ray-tracing. It reads in a text file containing information describing the objects and lighting in a scene and generates an image of that scene from the view point of a camera also described in the text file.

Ray-tracing is not a fast process by any means, but it produces very high quality images with realistic reflections, shading, perspective and other effects.

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POV-Ray 3.6.1