[Chimera-users] viewing VRML files in chimera

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Mar 9 21:16:48 PST 2007

On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, preethi at bu.edu wrote:

> I used an SGI compiled "ivtovrml" program to convert a .iv file to .wrl
> file in order to view it in Chimera. I got an error,
> not in VRML97 formatError near line 1: and this was repeated a few times.
> Is there any other program that is available to convert it to the right
> VRML format readable by Chimera? I did a little searching on the web
> and coudnt find one.

The ivToVRML program converts inventor files to VRML 1.0.  To convert the 
result to VRML97, a.k.a., VRML 2.0, use the vrml1tovrml2 program.  Both 
programs are part of the SGI's cosmoplayer.sw.cosmoplayer product, so if 
you have one, you should have the other.

 	Greg Couch
 	UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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