What's New Cortona3D Viewer V.5.1

 

Release date:   20th November 2007

 

1.  Improved installation procedure

Now Cortona3D Viewer can be installed for both “Current Users” and “All Users.” The users that do not have administrative permissions and can’t access Programs Files can install Cortona3D Viewer to work only with Microsoft (R) Internet Explorer.

 

2.  Ability to print your 3D view

Cortona VRML Automation interface now allows for adding the printing feature to the custom applications supporting ActiveX technology.

 

3.  Bug fixes

The following bugs were fixed:

 • Sound problems when the window with Cortona viewer loses and then gains focus.

 • Incorrect behavior of the Panel node as a child node of the Switch node.

 • Unexpected termination of Cortona if the value of the width field of the Panel node is set to 0.

 

Hardware and system requirements

  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® ME/2000/XP.
  • Internet browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 or a later version, Netscape® Browser 8.0 or a later version, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or a later version, Opera 8.5 or a later version.
  • Processor: Pentium® II 300 MHz or better.
  • Random Access Memory (RAM): minimum of 64 MB.
  • Free disk space: 6 MB of hard disk space for program files.
  • Display: The 1024x768 true color mode is recommended.
  • DirectX 9 compatible graphics card is recommended.
  • Input devices: Mouse and keyboard, joystick optional.
  • Sound card: optional.

 

Cortona3D Viewer 5.1.         WHAT'S NEW?

Release date: 24th January 2007

 

1. Performance improvements

Improved rendering performance of 3D scenes containing a large number of reused Appearance nodes.

Reduced loading time of VRML files with large amount of ROUTE statements.

 

2. Bugs fixing

The following bugs were fixed:

Memory leak when the 3D scene contains a Script node.

CreaseAngle field values greater than pi/2 ignored.

Unexpected termination of Cortona on computers with Intel Core Duo processors.

Objects in the 3D scene illuminated by the light source in an inactive child of a Switch node.

Unexpected termination of Cortona upon exit if the 3D scene contains a Script node.

Unexpected termination of Cortona if the panel size given in a Panel node is too small.

Unexpected termination of Cortona upon exit if the 3D scene contains a KbdSensor node.