SDPSL provides tools for discovering a RenderMan shader's arguments at runtime in a render-engine neutral way, either with external, per-shader XML metafiles, or by parsing a shader's source directly. This significantly simplifies the development of render-engine-neutral 3D graphics tools, by eliminating linking to multiple, proprietary parsing libraries (such as libslcargs.a for BMRT, libsloargs.a for PRMan, etc.) It also allows a shader author to communicate a much richer set of data to modelling apps in a standardized way. For example, a shader metafile can specify that a string argument is intended for use as a texture; a modelling app can use this information to adjust its UI accordingly.
The X3D library is used to load an X3D file and render it using OpenGL (an X3D file is an XML file describing a 3D environment that can be rendered with OpenGL.) The library supports all the objects as defined in the X3D specification in 2006. The render library is still somewhat limited, though. It works well under Linux. It is likely to work on any Unix, and has worked under MS Windows before. The project includes a test that makes use of FLTK version 2.0-m3. That version of FLTK can be downloaded from the project repository, as FLTK itself actually ended up not publishing a concrete 2.0 version of the library.
Behemot Graphics Editor is a graphics program which allows you to model and render 3D objects and scenes. It can create and graphically modify b-rep, blob, NURBS models. It can also logically intersect or subtract objects, render text into solid objects, edit polyline and NURBS curves, build rotation and sweep solids and link objects into groups for easy movement. Complex animations and advanced modelling operations can be realized Prolog scripts. Customizable vector fields allow you to deform the model. It can export scenes in DXF or VRML format or animation in MPEG format, and import some DXF and 3DS files.
OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a class library written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce games and demos utilising 3D hardware. It exposes a number of useful objects allowing you to create and manipulate a 3D environment and render it to your specifications, while removing the unnecessary complexities of the underlying system libraries like Direct3D and OpenGL.
CryptEngine is a fast 3D engine for Java. It is based on OpenGL and provides components and objects allowing the description and rendering of 3D scenes. Unlike several other 3D engines, it focuses on rapid application development and makes it possible to create and render complex 3D scenes without having to learn OpenGL. A large collection of demos are included, demonstrating the many features and providing you with valuable design techniques and tricks. It also facilitates game design with a sound system, scripting, and networking.
Isoworld can render 3D isometric cubes from three page elements. It takes the identifiers of three page elements and adjusts their CSS transform properties so they form the faces of a cube which appears in the page with the 3D isometric perspective. It can also use a fourth element to be displayed as the shadow of the cube on top of another element which appears as the ground.
QGLViewer allows people programming in OpenGL to play around with three dimensional scenes or to write software that uses OpenGL. It provides a set of classes for camera control, as well as comfortable user interface that allows you to control your viewing parameters via mouse and buttons. A framework for camera paths and their interpolation is provided, as is a simple scene tree. QGLViewer is object oriented and programmed in C++ such that the programmer simply instantiates a viewer and connects it to their own render routines.
The Interverse is the evolution and combination of the Web, chat, instant messaging (IM), and voice communication. It is not just a graphical user interface (GUI), but an immersive user interface (IUI). The Interverse is a virtual universe running on top of the Internet. It uses the Crystal Space 3D engine to render the user's view of the world.