||4 months ago|
|.github||3 years ago|
|.gitlab||4 months ago|
|Accelerators/Vtkm||4 months ago|
|CMake||4 months ago|
|Charts/Core||4 months ago|
|Common||4 months ago|
|Documentation||4 months ago|
|Domains||4 months ago|
|Examples||4 months ago|
|Filters||4 months ago|
|GUISupport||6 months ago|
|Geovis||6 months ago|
|IO||4 months ago|
|Imaging||4 months ago|
|Infovis||4 months ago|
|Interaction||4 months ago|
|Parallel||4 months ago|
|Remote||8 months ago|
|Rendering||4 months ago|
|Testing||4 months ago|
|ThirdParty||5 months ago|
|Utilities||4 months ago|
|Views||6 months ago|
|Web||4 months ago|
|Wrapping||6 months ago|
|.clang-format||2 years ago|
|.clang-tidy||9 months ago|
|.gitattributes||3 years ago|
|.gitignore||4 years ago|
|.gitlab-ci.yml||6 months ago|
|.gitmodules||12 months ago|
|.kitware-release-paraview.json||6 months ago|
|.kitware-release.json||6 months ago|
|CMakeLists.txt||4 months ago|
|CONTRIBUTING.md||3 years ago|
|README.md||6 months ago|
VTK is an open-source software system for image processing, 3D graphics, volume rendering and visualization. VTK includes many advanced algorithms (e.g., surface reconstruction, implicit modeling, decimation) and rendering techniques (e.g., hardware-accelerated volume rendering, LOD control).
VTK is used by academicians for teaching and research; by government research institutions such as Los Alamos National Lab in the US or CINECA in Italy; and by many commercial firms who use VTK to build or extend products.
The origin of VTK is with the textbook "The Visualization Toolkit, an Object-Oriented Approach to 3D Graphics" originally published by Prentice Hall and now published by Kitware, Inc. (Third Edition ISBN 1-930934-07-6). VTK has grown (since its initial release in 1994) to a world-wide user base in the commercial, academic, and research communities.
General information is available at the VTK Homepage.
Community discussion takes place on the VTK Discourse forum.
Doxygen-generated nightly reference documentation is available online.
There is now a large collection of VTK Examples that showcase VTK features and provide a useful learning resource.
If you have found a bug:
If you have a patch, please read the CONTRIBUTING.md document.
Otherwise, please join the VTK Discourse forum and ask about the expected and observed behaviors to determine if it is really a bug.
Finally, if the issue is not resolved by the above steps, open an entry in the VTK Issue Tracker.
In general VTK tries to be as portable as possible; the specific configurations below are known to work and tested.
VTK supports the following compilers:
- GCC 4.8 or newer
- Clang 3.3 or newer
- Apple Clang 5.0 (from Xcode 5.0) or newer
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 or newer
- Intel 14.0 or newer
VTK supports the following operating systems:
- Windows Vista or newer
- Mac OS X 10.7 or newer
- Linux (ex: Ubuntu 12.04 or newer, Debian 4 or newer)
See build.md (in Documentation/dev/) for build instructions.
See CONTRIBUTING.md for instructions to contribute.
VTK is distributed under the OSI-approved BSD 3-clause License. See Copyright.txt for details.