Avalon (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Walnut Creek - 1995 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Packaging cover Avalon.
Product ID 47851-07901
Product UPC 747851079013
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Walnut Creek
Category(s) Graphics, Clip Art, 3-D Clip Art
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Avalon is the popular 3-D Internet archive site at ftp.cdrom.com, formerly at chinalake.navy.mil

Get demo and trial versions of commercial software including:

  • Bubble3D v2.0 Demo.
  • Real3D, Windows-based graphics/animation package.
  • Real Light2.1, complete demo package.
  • Caligari's TrueSpace, a functional demo.
  • Vector Reality Version 1.1 and Version 1.2.
  • Softimage demos.
  • Morph packages.
  • Renderer packages.
  • Computer graphics resource listing.

Enjoy lots of resources for graphics programmers and artists including:

  • Hundreds of texture images and 3-D objects (These files are in Macintosh and PC format and for many of them, you need your own object viewer).
  • File format information and conversion utilities.
  • Programmer's guide to object formats, including Drawing Interchange and File, Wavefront .obj, OFF, POL 3D (PostScript), Imagine 2.0, Neutral File Format, 3D Studio, Chunk Type 18 (FLI_PSTAMP), Animation Pro Cel Files.
  • Source code and tools for 3-D wireframe graphics, both in binary and C source forms.
  • Applications and programs, including POV Raytracer.
  • Radiance models.
  • Strata StudioPro models.
  • Video card hardware programming source code and techniques.
  • Frequently asked questions and answers.

Included graphic formats:

  • 3D Studio
  • Alias Sketch
  • TPoly
  • AOFF
  • ArchiCAD
  • AutoCAD dxf
  • DKB Raytracer
  • IGES
  • Raw
  • Extended NFF
  • SGI Inventor
  • Wavefront Objects and Textures
  • Povray v.2.2
  • Amiga LightWave
  • Povray v2.2 Scene
  • Neutral File Format (used by SPD).
  • Neutral File Format (used by WTK).
  • NURBS (spline surfaces).
  • Many more!

System Requirements

Required CPU AT 286
Required RAM 640K
Mac System 6.0.7
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 2MB

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