Before downloading EQUINOX-3D, please see the licensing page and please, like the EQUINOX-3D Facebook page.
Manual with clickable table of contents, and quick-reference guide. Both in PDF format:
v0.9.8 preview version (.dae load/save temporarily disabled due to a bug + a couple more minor bugs. Still in progress...): EQUINOX-3D v0.9.8, Linux
Just extract the file: right-click->Extract (in KDE), or in a shell, type:
tar xzvf equinox3d-0.9.7*.tgzThe main executable will be "eqx" in the newly created directory. You can run that from a shell, or create an icon for it in KDE/Gnome, using the image "eqx.png".
Please, install the proper graphics driver for your system. The one provided by the manufacturer of your graphics hardware (NVidia or AMD).
The default driver on most Linux systems (Mesa) does not support proper 3D graphics!
You will be missing out on the advanced features of EQUINOX-3D, or it might not work correctly at all!
Please check back in a week or so!
tar xzvf equinox-3d.examples.tgzWay better example scenes coming soon!
To download the program, save the link appropriate for your operating system:
The package contains the following:
As of version 0.9.0, EQUINOX-3D is "installation-free" on all operating systems.
Type the following (replace "package_name" with the name of the of the file you downloaded):
gunzip package_nameThis will create a new file with a ".tar" extension, which now you can unpack with:
tar xvf name_of_this_new_fileThe main executable will be "bin/eq" in the newly created directory.
System requirements to run EQUINOX-3D:
You can find a rough sketch of the plugin API on the Help page (it's a work in progress). You
can also use the provided plugin source code as template.