[vtkusers] ANN: MayaVi-1.4 released
prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Wed Feb 2 14:23:17 EST 2005
This is to announce the availability of the (long overdue) MayaVi Data
Visualizer version 1.4.
MayaVi is a free, easy to use, scientific data visualizer. It is
written in Python, uses the Visualization Toolkit (VTK) for the
graphics and provides a GUI written using Tkinter. MayaVi is
distributed under a BSD license. It is also cross platform and should
run on any platform where both Python and VTK are available.
For more information, sources, binaries, screenshots, installation
instructions, documentation etc. visit the MayaVi home page at:
Also bundled with MayaVi is a VTK pipeline browser written in Python
and a utility module that makes using VTK easier from the Python
New in this release:
* Support for data files belonging to a time series. It is also
possible to sweep through the time series. Thanks to Gerard
Gorman for an initial patch!
* Support for user defined modules and filters. A search path may
be specified in the preferences. User defined modules and
filters are searched for in these directories and automatically
picked up by MayaVi. Thanks to Fernando Perez for an initial
* Fixed critical bugs in the Volume module. Anyone using the
Volume module from the 1.3 release should upgrade!
* Miscellaneous enhancements: allow the user to disable rendering
temporarily, user can specify geometry of the MayaVi window.
* Several other bug fixes and minor enhancements.
Many thanks to SourceForge for their continued support in hosting
MayaVi. Thanks also to various users who provided patches, bug
reports, support and suggestions.
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