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Free3d is/was an incomplete implementation of a "100% efficient, 100% portable" real-time C++ 3d rendering library. Since it's incomplete, it's primarily of interest as a C++ code base. The author has ceased work on Free3d though.
The code was pretty efficient for C++ on an i486. However, it ignored superscalar architectures and is certainly not what author would write today. The code is probably most useful as a treatise in how to design an efficient, platform-independent 2D image manipulation framework, and as a good working example of the GNU Autoconf installation utility. Also, there are some examples of C++ class wrappers for X11 / Xt / Motif.

Current Version:   0.18

License Type:   GPL

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It was designed to be easily ported to any operating system. The current installation software is designed for UNIX/X11 systems.

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