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AERO (Animation Editor for Realistic Object motion) is an X-window based tool for simulation and visualization of rigid-body systems. AERO contains a 3D scene editor for designing simple blocks world scenes. Objects may be placed in space, linked to each other, and forces may be exerted onto them. AERO can be used for exploring the physical laws of mechanics and also for generating realistic computer animations. AERO is available free of charge as public domain software.

Current Version:   1.7.0

License Type:   Free with no warranty,

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Source Code Availability:   Yes (from FTP site below)

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   Yes (from FTP site below)

Targeted Platforms:

Unix/X such as DecStation, IRIS4D, Solaris, SunOS, HP, Linux, IBM.

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