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== Basic Library ==
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For a full list of Unix/Linux tools, see the [[:Category:Software:Platform:Linux|Linux category]] page.
  
[[Panorama Tools]] is a high quality and free panorama stitching software package.
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== Hugin ==
  
== Stitching Software ==
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There isn't much competition here, [[Hugin]] is currently the most sophisticated and easy to use tool for stitching photos and assembling panoramas on Unix/Linux systems (also available for Windows and OS X).
  
[[Hugin]] provides an easy to use graphical user interfaces for [[Panorama tools]].
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[[Hugin]] is a standalone [[GUI front-ends|GUI program]] which depends on [[Helmut Dersch]]'s [[pano12]] library to perform much of the hard work.
There is a FreeBSD Port under preparation
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== Helper ==
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There are some optional tools that can be used in conjunction with [[hugin]], but none of these are actually required to produce high quality results:
  
[[Autopano]] automatically identifies control points. Works with Hugin, PTAssembler, PTGUI
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* [[autopano-sift]] - Save time by automatically generating control-point pairs, requires the mono .NET runtime.
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* [[autopano]] - Similar to autopano-sift (Freeware).
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* [[enblend]] - Perform sophisticated blending of seams when overlapping photos have varying brightness.
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* [[PTStitcher]] - Freeware alternative to [[nona]], the internal [[hugin]] stitcher.
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* [[PTmender]] - Open Source replacement for PTStitcher, part of the [[pano12]] package.
  
[[Enblend]] overlays images so to make the seam invisible. Works as a plug-in for Hugin, PTAssembler, PTGUI
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== Tools ==
  
== Viewer ==
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* [[dcraw]] and [[UFRaw]]: Convert camera [[RAW]] images.
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* [[PTblender]] - Match image brightnesses, part of the [[pano12]] package.
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* [[ImageMagick]]: Optionally batch process images before using [[Enblend]], e.g. when you have large black areas because of a [[pitch]] angle.
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* [[PanoCube]]: Converts [[equirectangular]] panoramas to [[QTVR]] cubic movies.
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* [[clens]] command-line version of [[PTLens]]
  
[[panoglview]]
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== Panorama viewers ==
  
[[panoviewer]]
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* [[PTViewer]]
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* [[panoglview]]
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* [[freepv]]
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* <strike>[[panoviewer]]</strike> superseded by [[panoglview]]
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* [[Quicktime]] can be [http://www.frankscorner.org/index.php?p=qt651 installed via wine]
  
== Plugins for the [[Gimp]] ==
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== Plugins for the Gimp ==
  
[[gimp_pandora_plugin|pandora plugin]]
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The [[Gimp]] is a sophisticated image editor.
  
[[gimp_PanoTools_plugin|PanoTools plugin]]
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There are several [[Gimp#Panoramic photography related gimp plugins|panoramic photography related gimp plugins]] that can be used to manipulate panoramas.
  
[[gimp_phfluuh_plugin|phfluuh plugin]]
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== Other Software ==
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* [[PanoPoints]]: Perl-Based control point picker for use with [[Panorama Tools]]
  
[[gimp_Wideangle_plugin|Wideangle plugin]]
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[[Category:Software:Platform:Linux]]
 
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== Non-Panoramic use ==
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[[PT Lens]] lens distortion correction
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== Other Software ==
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Latest revision as of 05:53, 16 November 2010

For a full list of Unix/Linux tools, see the Linux category page.

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[edit] Hugin

There isn't much competition here, Hugin is currently the most sophisticated and easy to use tool for stitching photos and assembling panoramas on Unix/Linux systems (also available for Windows and OS X).

Hugin is a standalone GUI program which depends on Helmut Dersch's pano12 library to perform much of the hard work.

There are some optional tools that can be used in conjunction with hugin, but none of these are actually required to produce high quality results:

  • autopano-sift - Save time by automatically generating control-point pairs, requires the mono .NET runtime.
  • autopano - Similar to autopano-sift (Freeware).
  • enblend - Perform sophisticated blending of seams when overlapping photos have varying brightness.
  • PTStitcher - Freeware alternative to nona, the internal hugin stitcher.
  • PTmender - Open Source replacement for PTStitcher, part of the pano12 package.

[edit] Tools

[edit] Panorama viewers

[edit] Plugins for the Gimp

The Gimp is a sophisticated image editor.

There are several panoramic photography related gimp plugins that can be used to manipulate panoramas.

[edit] Other Software

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