Coin is a set of libraries used for creating 3D graphics applications. Coin is portable over a wide range of platforms:
Mac OS X, any UNIX/Linux/*BSD platform, and all Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Coin is fully compatible with SGI Open Inventor 2.1, the de facto standard for 3D visualization and visual simulation software in the scientific and engineering community. Additional features in Coin include VRML97 support, 3D sound, 3D textures, and parallel rendering on multiple processors.
Coin is released under 3 licenses:
- Coin Professional Edition: for the development of commercial applications. Annual fee per developer for commercial use, no royalties or run time fees.
- Coin Evaluation Edition: for the evaluation of Coin (requires registration). To register, please sign up for Coin evaluation on our company website.
- Coin Free Edition: under the GPL for Free Software development.