You can learn much more about geomview online.
ghostviewis an X windows PostScript viewer. Ghostview is actually a front end for the
ghostscriptPostScript interpreter. The program is mostly self explanatory, though there are many options explained in the man page.
Preview.appis the NeXT PostScript previewer. It lives in
/NextApps, and is also self-explanatory.
displayis an X based application which is part of ImageMagick, a public domain collection of image tools. Display can deal with almost all common image formats including gif, jpg, TIFF, SGI, FIT, PNM and many more. One can also invoke many image processing features from within
display. Clicking on the image brings up a menu. There is online help, and a man page.
imgseeis a Geometry Center tool for displaying a wide variety of image types on SGI machines. It is quicker than the ImageMagick viewer, but it does less. For details, consult the man page.
/LocalApps. Because the NeXT uses 12 bit color instead of 24 bit, NeXT images are frequently inaccessible to other viewers. Note, you can use OmniImage to convert NeXT images to portable formats.
smovieis an SGI tool for displaying a sequence of images. You can step through a frame at a time, loop and control various other options. You can also capture NTSC video input. To start smovie, you must specify a list of image files, that will become the frames of the animation.
xanimis a general purpose animation viewer that runs under X11. It handle a huge variety of formats, including FLI, FLC, DL, AVI, Quicktime and more.
mpeg_playis an X11 tool for playing MPEG movies. It is self explanatory, though the man page describes a number of technical options.
/LocalApps. MPEG_play requires mpeg files have extension .mpg, and it doesn't seem to work very well.
Created: Fri Sep 8 11:39:00 1995 --- Last modified: Jun 18 1996