C++ Vfx

Open-source C++ projects categorized as Vfx

Top 8 C++ Vfx Projects

  • OpenVDB

    OpenVDB - Sparse volume data structure and tools

    Project mention: openvdb: NEW Data - star count:2055.0 | /r/algoprojects | 2023-05-06
  • appleseed

    A modern open source rendering engine for animation and visual effects

    Project mention: Appleseed – open-source, physically-based global illumination rendering engine | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-04-15

    for more reading, the submission from 2017: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13567594

    It is MIT: https://github.com/appleseedhq/appleseed/blob/master/LICENSE...

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • OpenShadingLanguage

    Advanced shading language for production GI renderers

    Project mention: Node based shader editors are so annoying | /r/computergraphics | 2022-12-22

    Most DCC tools allow you to write shaders using OSL, these are usually used for pattern generation of some type. The node editors are used to wire up layers and the BRDF inputs from these other nodes.

  • OpenImageIO

    Reading, writing, and processing images in a wide variety of file formats, using a format-agnostic API, aimed at VFX applications.

  • MaterialX

    MaterialX is an open standard for the exchange of rich material and look-development content across applications and renderers.

  • zeno

    ZEn NOde system - a simulation & rendering engine in nodes (by zenustech)

    Project mention: It's recommended to build software on Arch Linux | /r/linuxmemes | 2023-04-15

    Buiding guide

  • SideFXLabs

    Project mention: Trying to get Sidefx Labs installed in Uni and getting this Error, silly question but what's the fix? Where do I find the Launcher so it let's me update the Sidefx Labs toolset? | /r/Houdini | 2023-05-16

    Best bet would be to try method 3 here https://github.com/sideeffects/SideFXLabs

  • Sonar

    Write Clean C++ Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean C++ code every time. With over 550 unique rules to find C++ bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • AE_tl_math

    An After Effect plugin to code in GLSL directly inside After Effect or to write math expressions to code your own filter

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-16.

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What are some of the best open-source Vfx projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 OpenVDB 2,095
2 appleseed 2,080
3 OpenShadingLanguage 1,883
4 OpenImageIO 1,680
5 MaterialX 1,438
6 zeno 880
7 SideFXLabs 803
8 AE_tl_math 110
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