Cortona3D is a fast and highly interactive 3D viewer
A set of optimized 3D renderers guaranties the best visual quality on both PCs with the latest video-cards and those with more basic video card capabilities.
Cortona3D Viewer (previously known as Cortona VRML Client) works as a VRML plug-in for popular Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera) and office applications (Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word). At this time the Cortona3D Viewer is available on the Windows platform.
But Cortona3D is more than just a viewer! The powerful API allows for integration of Cortona into any third-party application supporting ActiveX technology. With Cortona3D, you can create a wide range of 3D applications – from visualization of scientific data to advanced 3D-enabled online services.
- Complete VRML97 support
- Support for modern 3D accelerators via DirectX and OpenGL
- Advanced rendering: mipmapping, Phong lighting, reflection mapping and enhanced anti-aliasing
- Additional nodes and capabilities extending the VRML specification
- Support for Adobe Flash
- Powerful API based on the ActiveX Automation technology
- Customizable user interface
What's New in Cortona3D Viewer 8.4:
- The user interface is now localized in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean.
- Support for customizable rounded corners on panels (the Panel node).
- Support for audio playback, if the audio file is inlined in the url field of the AudioClip node as a Base64-encoded data.
- Addresses the issue with crashing when clearing the RootNodes collection if the scene contains the MovieTexture node.
- Addresses the issue with ambient lighting when the Phong lighting model is turned on.
- DirectX 7 is not supported any longer.
LICENSING and ordering
Cortona3D Viewer is free for personal, non-commercial, and academic use.
The RapidAuthor license allows you to copy and distribute Cortona3D Viewer to third parties alongside content generated from RapidAuthor.
In other cases use you need to purchase a license.
You can get up to 15% discount in case of ordering Cortona3D Viewer online. Visit Cortona3D Shop for more information.
- Cortona SDK provides an application programming interface (API) that enables developers to integrate Cortona ActiveX control into third-party applications which support ActiveX technology. Cortona SDK describes the objects, properties, and methods exposed by the Cortona ActiveX control. Download a brief overview of Cortona SDK.
- VRML extensions supported by Cortona3D Viewer (documentation and samples).