Process images and create 3D computer graphics with the Visualization Toolkit.

The Visualization Toolkit (VTK) is open source software for manipulating and displaying scientific data. It comes with state-of-the-art tools for 3D rendering, a suite of widgets for 3D interaction, and extensive 2D plotting capability.

VTK is part of Kitware’s collection of supported platforms for software development. The platform is used worldwide in commercial applications, as well as in research and development. For examples, please see VTK in Action.

Introducing glTF 2.0 support in VTK and ParaView

The glTF file format glTF is an API-neutral royalty-free specification for the efficient transmission and loading of 3D scenes and models by applications. It is … Read More

Reading point cloud (LiDAR) data in ParaView (VTK)

ParaView (VTK) provides two readers for point cloud data. LAS Reader (vtkLASReader) uses libLAS to create the point cloud data into a VTK format in … Read More

Vis on the Web

Kitware has been exploring web visualization for almost a decade. We have built web-based libraries and toolkits for data visualization and image processing, tools for data management and analysis, and full simulation environments. Our example applications demonstrate how these tools and applications can be customized for specific workflows. … Read More