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Panoramic imaging is featured on a variety of websites on the Internet. This is just a
small selection of interesting sites.
panoramas.dk - a very comprehensive site about VR
photography, by Hans Nyberg.
Hires panoramas, international photographers, links, tutorials.
StadtPanoramen - a large gallery with
panoramas from numerous German cities, by Helmut Kölbach.
Lots of panoramas in different resolutions, links to other city panorama galleries
(wordwide). In German language.
From Paris - panoramas and other photos from
Paris, by Eric Rougier.
Excellent panoramas in different resolutions. Virtual tours around the Eiffel tower,
Notre Dame etc.
Technical page, postcards, ...
Lausitz-Bild - High-quality panoramas and
other pictures from the Lausitz region and other places, by Jörg Friebe.
Nice layout, easy navigation, made by a professional photographer.
The images are offered for sale. The site claims to be a pre-release; but you would hardly
notice it. In German language.
Deutsches Museum München - A
large renowned museum with some impressive panoramic presentations.
Unfortunately, requires installation of an old-fashioned Quicktime VR browser plugin.
Featuring panoramas from hundreds of photographers all over the world.
Historical panoramic images from America.
Digital Imaging in General
Online magazine about digital imaging, in 5 languages.
News, cameras, an image gallery, forum discussions; focussed on cameras.
Panorama Tools -
basic tools for editing and viewing panoramic pictures,
by Prof. Helmut Dersch.
There is a well-engineered Java viewer. Some tools are real pioneer work, some are
experimental. Many other developers' work is based on these tools. Non-commercial.
open source, based on the Panorama Tools, by Pablo d'Angelo et al.
It's beeing improved steadily.
PTGui - originally, an interactive user interface for the
Panorama Tools, by New House Internet Services B. V.
A hight-quality, very versatile program with lots of options. It's able to stich
multi-row and full-spherical panoramas. Starting with v.5.0, PtGui provides an automated mode
for creating matching control points which can be combined with manual processing. As an
alternative to Panorama Tools, native PTGui tools can be used, some of which are better or
faster. Constantly being improved and extended.
PT Assembler - another Panorama
Tools frontend, by TawbaWare.
Can be run in automatic mode.
There are some similarities in all Panorama Tools frontends.
Panorama Studio -
stitcher for single-row panoramas, by Tobias Hüllmandel.
Good user interface, providing good results. Some time-consuming calculations occur
professional stitching software, by EasyPano.