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WatRend is a simple, portable 3-D rendering library. It is a highly portable scanline engine. WatRend may be useful as a tool for further research into scanline-based rendering algorithms, since it provides a complete framework for implementing a scanline algorithm: the geometry and object management is there, the hardware/OS abstraction is there, and the basics of most scanline algorithms is there (it maintains the active edge table, etc). Possible improvements include adding scanline coherency or frame-to-frame coherencey, gouraud shading, etc.

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License Type:   Free Binary

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SGIs, 68K and PowerPC Macs, x86 DOS, and x86 Linux.

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