The standalone python links point to a package containing a binary executable that you can simply download, unpack, and run to create visualizations using VTK’s python interface. For Tcl or Java support, or for more full-featured Python integration, you will have to compile VTK from source code using CMake and compiler for your platform. Note that compared to the git master branch, the latest release option is better tested and easier to install, but it will not have the newest features being developed in the git repository. You can also:

Latest Release (9.2.2)

Documentation

Platform Files sha256
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VTKDataFiles-9.2.2.tar.gz 02f9f80adc702cb539db3ca970d2dc72af7ced49a37e90ed17139ff3b7a3c7c2
VTKLargeData-9.2.2.tar.gz 656b4f8135d08ceac92e8a6f20b8f3b44438f1e5c9d3d443bd3881c01464ed97
VTKLargeDataFiles-9.2.2.tar.gz cbdd2f3413977da6a2c07ee3be183f104816278b61511525515f67d89004b2b5
Python Wheels vtk-9.2.2-cp310-cp310-macosx_10_10_x86_64.whl 7d144aa36514f68d5dd8a42db5f65adc5c0a4c1d90dd8e70f3e8ee672a9c6dfb
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vtk-9.2.2-cp36-cp36m-macosx_10_10_x86_64.whl 22082699b6e7c9d9048b34929ab3635574b68bb721985efde23d5c98532647b1
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Documentation vtkDocHtml-9.2.2.tar.gz 2fcf529c22a6a894a79484fab6cb7099bb4a18e4e935835cf19fbd2414e81d51

git tag: “v9.2.2”

Previous Release (8.2.0)

Platform Files MD5
Source VTK-8.2.0.zip 94ba8959b56dcfa6bac996158669ac36
VTK-8.2.0.tar.gz 8af3307da0fc2ef8cafe4a312b821111
Data VTKData-8.2.0.zip fc609b766fa890cf5c73ee1ca9ff1e87
VTKData-8.2.0.tar.gz a6eab7bc02cee1376ee69243dde373ce
VTKLargeData-8.2.0.zip 7f4c093a84936bd07c54ce1b7d4b4b54
VTKLargeData-8.2.0.tar.gz def386ee0a3b988c52255e14af49b7b9
vtkDocHtml-8.2.0.tar.gz 909c289d404fb5902b7df20e45dee7a3

git tag: “v8.2.0”

An Earlier Release (7.1.1)

Platform Files MD5
Source VTK-7.1.1.zip ee9f921fc5bdc0d2ff8733a28c3e30e6
VTK-7.1.1.tar.gz daee43460f4e95547f0635240ffbc9cb
Standalone Python Interface (Installer) vtkpython-7.1.1-Windows-64bit.exe f75e6f49c167c464192fbc8ef473954a
vtkpython-7.1.1-Darwin-64bit.dmg c8392d0691d3cdc23a22aa484711449c
vtkpython-7.1.1-Linux-64bit.tar.gz f1be159d5779d441a21bc3cd1493d4e0
Data VTKData-7.1.1.zip aa276ce7a447c900bec4c41a355ed000
VTKData-7.1.1.tar.gz 3a424d51e8407497ce5f783323ac9b46
VTKLargeData-7.1.1.zip f78bf510cb3cfa23c7a1b0177ec91d94
VTKLargeData-7.1.1.tar.gz 17d9996cf6382037d1bb0a03c855a68b
Documentation vtkDocHtml-7.1.1.tar.gz e4ac0059a18a6e562e1e0008b4878180

git tag: “v7.1.1”


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Access the Git source-code repository

VTK development is hosted in Git here: https://gitlab.kitware.com/vtk/vtk


Download additional components

Nightly Documentation Archive – The documentation for the nightly build of VTK is also available as a gzipped tarball: vtkNightlyDocHtml.tar.gz. This is useful if you would like your own local copy of the VTK documentation without spending the extra time and effort to build it yourself. MPEG2 Source Code – Download a CMake-ified source tree of the patented MPEG2 library with the different flavors of line endings from one of these links: Windows: vtkmpeg2encode.zip or Unix/Mac: vtkmpeg2encode.tar.gz. FFMPEG Source Code – The FFMPEG multimedia library source code can be obtained either from the sourceforge web site or by downloading ffmpeg_source.tar.gz. The tar file also contains instructions on how to link Paraview to the library.


Questions / Problems

For problems or questions, we recommend that you join to the VTK discourse, and post your questions there. Or, send an email to: kitware@kitware.com.