Re: PTViewer v Pureplayer pro's and con's
- --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Bjørn K Nilssen <bk@...> wrote:
>fine with jpeg and
> 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
> xml files too.(Oops, I should have said ".ivp", not ".ivr". A little slip of the
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