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Re: PTViewer v Pureplayer pro's and con's

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  • Bob Bright
    ... fine with jpeg and ... (Oops, I should have said .ivp , not .ivr . A little slip of the neurons there.) Yes, you re quite right, the IVP packages are
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 8, 2007
      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Bjørn K Nilssen <bk@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 8 Feb 2007 at 14:01, Bob Bright wrote:
      >
      > > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "ptgroup" <ptgroup@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > Actually Immervision isn't free. The viewer is free, of course, but
      > > the Pure Tools software for creating the .ivr pano packages is around
      > > US$35.
      >
      > But the IVR packages are not necessary to run the viewers. They run
      fine with jpeg and
      > xml files too.

      (Oops, I should have said ".ivp", not ".ivr". A little slip of the
      neurons there.)

      Yes, you're quite right, the IVP packages are not necessary to run the
      *Java* viewer. However, AFAIK the IVP packages *are* necessary to run
      the Flash viewer -- it won't work with standalone jpg/xml files.

      > > Another important advantage of Immervision is that they have a decent
      > > Flash viewer which works with exactly the same .ivr packages as the
      > > Java viewer. So you can display your panos with the Flash viewer, and
      > > only fall back to Java in the unlikely event that your customer
      > > doesn't have Flash installed.
      >
      > Which makes it a very attractive solution IMO.
      > --
      > Bjørn K Nilssen - http://www.bknilssen.no - panoramas and 3D
      >
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