From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2008 - 21:34:57 CDT

On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Dong Xu wrote:

p.s.: for some really stunning images, you may want to check out:

i recently did some images using the AO feature and my
colleagues were quite impressed. ;-)


DX> Hi All,
DX> I was trying to get high quality images using VMD's Pov-Ray rendering on a
DX> Windows XP computer. I rendered my current VMD window to a *.pov file and
DX> load it into Pov-Ray 3.6. Then I clicked "Run" in Pov-Ray, Pov-Ray saved the
DX> rendered image to a *.bmp. However, the bmp file quality is quite low. Does
DX> anyone have similar problem? What do I have to do to get high-resolution
DX> snapshots?
DX> Thanks!

Axel Kohlmeyer
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