|December 22, 2017
This page describes the minimum steps required from download to rendering your first image.
Download the package appropriate for your system, either .bz2 for Linux or .7z for Windows
Unzip the package anywhere, I prefer
/home/dick/qtpov. Unzip in this directory to create
qtpov.exe either from the shell, or by double-clicking on it.
Define your workspace. This is just where metadata is stored. The default location is fine.
default for the name of your workspace, and click save.
Now you are ready to create a source file. Click the
New File icon
Type in a name for your file. I chose
first.pov, and click Ok.
Now click the
Insert Menu dropdown and select
Ready made scenes and
Basic scene 01 - Checkered plane