The following packages contain the full source code for the core components of the Ray Tracing Visualization Toolkit, as described in the i3D 2012 paper.  The code is distributed under the BSD 3-Clause License.  Additional information, including basic instructions for building the the application from source and a list of third-party dependencies, is available in the README file.

Source code – v1.3.7

Additionally, read-only access to the rtVTK development repository is available via HTTP with git:

git clone

Binary installers – v1.3.7


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v1.3.7 now available

rtVTK v1.3.7 source code packages and binary installers for Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows systems are now available via the Downloads page.  In addition to a number of bug fixes and general improvements, this release includes a plugin template for invoking GPU kernels using the CUDA runtime API, a collection of plugins leveraging the Rayforce ray tracing engine, and several improvements to components supporting ray state visualization, among others.  The code is distributed under the BSD 3-Clause License; additional information is available in the README file.

Read-only access to the rtVTK development repository is also available via HTTP with git:

git clone

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