Linux Graphics

My personal list of graphics applications made or ported to linux (Incomplete)

  • PlayOnLinux

    Free Mac Linux BSD Wine FreeBSD Website

    PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac at ) is a tool to help Linux (and Mac) users run games and programs for Windows on Linux (or Mac, FreeBSD), via the use of (as a front-end for) Wine. Few games are compatible at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the migration to this system. PlayOnLinux brings an accessible and efficient solution to this problem, cost-free and respectful of the free software.


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  • CrossOver

    Commercial Mac Linux Android Chrome OS Website

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.


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  • Repetier

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Software for controlling RepRap style 3D-printer like Mendel, Darwin or Prusa mendel. Works with most firmware types. It is optimized to work with Repetier-Firmware Other working firmware is Sprinter, Teacup, Marlin and all compatible firmwares. It does not contain a slicer directly, rather it uses either Slic3r or Skeinforge.


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  • Cura

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Cura aims to be a end solution for personal 3D printing with RepRap based machines. It is tuned toward the Ultimaker, but can be used on any RepRap based design.


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  • ReplicatorG

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    This is the software that will drive your MakerBot Replicator, Thing-O-Matic, CupCake CNC, RepRap machine, or generic CNC machine. You can give it a GCode or STL file to process, and it takes it from there. It's cross platform, easily installed, and is based on the familiar Arduino / Processing environments. ReplicatorG is used by thousands of MakerBot Operators, and has printed tens of thousands of objects and counting.


  • 3D-Coat

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production ready, fully textured organic or hard surface model.


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  • nanoDLP

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Website

    NanoDLP is a host and control software for SLA / DLP 3D printers.
    Raspberry Pi, Windows and Linux desktop versions are available.


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  • MatterControl

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    MatterControl is a free, open source app that lets you organize and manage your 3D prints. It's designed to help you get the most out of your 3D printer - making it easy to track, preview, and print your 3D parts.


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  • Printrun

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Printrun is a full suite of host interfaces for 3D printers and CNC, consisting of:

    Pronterface, a fully-featured GUI host
    Pronsole, an interactive command line host for the console lovers (or printing over ssh, or...)
    Printcore, a standalone non-interactive G-Code host

    Both Pronterface and Pronsole let you interactively control your machine, slice objects directly from the host, print objects, upload to SD cards and run SD prints...
    Printrun supports both serial and ethernet connections and has been used with great success on a wide range of 3D printers and CNC machines.


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  • VK9

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    VK9 (Formerly SchaeferGL).
    Runs Direct3D 9 applications on Windows or Linux (/w Wine) over Vulkan.


  • OctoPrint

    Free Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Connect your printer to a small embedded and WiFi enabled device such as the popular Raspberry Pi, install OctoPrint on it and you have an instant wireless printer.


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  • Proton

    Free Mac Linux Steam Website

    Proton is a tool for use with the Small Steam iconSteam client which allows games which are exclusive to Windows to run on Small Linux kernel iconLinux kernel and Small macOS iconmacOS operating systems. It uses Small Wine iconWine to facilitate this.

    Most users will prefer to use Proton provided by the Steam client itself. The source code is provided to enable advanced users the ability to alter Proton. For example, some users may wish to use a different version of Wine with a particular title.

    Getting Started with Proton from Steam Play
    Make sure you are opted into the Steam Client Beta!
    Proton requires graphics drivers that are more recent than what is typically packaged in most distributions; please read the list of requirements and quickstart for Ubuntu 18.04 users:
    Install and play games! Please refer to this post for more information:


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  • ChituBox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Slicer compatible with a wide range of DLP/LCD/SLA 3D printers.
    Can generate instructions for nanoDLP.


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  • D9VK

    Free Linux Website

    A d3d9 to vk layer based off DXVK's codebase. Contribute to Joshua-Ashton/d9vk development by creating an account on GitHub.


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  • Photonic3D

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Photonic3D is the most customizable and powerful resin printer software available. Packed full of features, Photonic3D has been designed from the ground up to be lightning fast, accessible, and open.


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  • DXVK

    Free Linux Wine Website

    A Vulkan-based translation layer for Direct3D 10/11 which allows running 3D applications on Linux using Wine.

    For the current status of the project, please refer to the project wiki.

    How to use
    In order to install a DXVK package obtained from the release page into a given wine prefix, run the following commands from within the DXVK directory:

    export WINEPREFIX=/path/to/.wine-prefix
    winetricks --force setup_dxvk.verb
    This will copy the DLLs into the system32 and syswow64 directories of your wine prefix and set up the required DLL overrides. Pure 32-bit prefixes are also supported.

    Verify that your application uses DXVK instead of wined3d by checking for the presence of the log files d3d11.log and dxgi.log in the application's directory, or by enabling the HUD (see notes below).

    Build instructions
    wine 3.10 or newer
    Meson build system (at least version 0.43)
    MinGW64 compiler and headers (requires threading support)
    glslang compile
    Building DLLs
    The simple way
    Inside the DXVK directory, run:

    ./ master /your/target/directory --no-package
    This will create a folder dxvk-master in /your/target/directory, which contains both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of DXVK, which can be set up in the same way as the release versions as noted above.

    Compiling manually

    64-bit build. For 32-bit builds, replace

    build-win64.txt with build-win32.txt

    meson --cross-file build-win64.txt --prefix /your/dxvk/directory build.w64
    cd build.w64
    meson configure

    for an optimized release build:

    meson configure -Dbuildtype=release
    ninja install
    The D3D10, D3D11 and DXGI DLLs as well as a shell script to set up DXVK for a specific wine prefix will be located in /your/dxvk/directory/bin.

    Notes on Vulkan drivers
    Before reporting an issue, please check the Wiki page on the current driver status and make sure you run a recent enough driver version for your hardware.


  • IceSL

    Free Windows Linux Website

    IceSL aims at making our latest research in modeling and slicing available as quickly as possible, in powerful yet accessible software.


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  • DXUP

    Free Windows Linux Website

    A D3D10 -> D3D11 Translation Layer, which can be serve to convert D3D10 -> Vulkan via DXVK.


  • Laigter

    Free Windows Linux Website

    This tool lets you generate normal maps for 2D textures, with little effort. Specially designed for Sprites in 2D games.

    Normal Maps lets you create awesome realistic lights for games. This tool is primary intended for illuminating 2D sprites for 2D games, although can also be used for 2D textures for 3D games.

    Future versions may include more 3D features.

    Version translated to spanish and english!

    This beta version is available for free.


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  • Regard3D

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Regard3D is a free, multiplatform, open-source structure-from-motion application. It creates 3D models of objects, based on photographs from different angles.


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  • Neobarok

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Neobarok is a 3D modeling software aimed at artists and users of all levels. It allows you to quickly give shape to your artistic, design, or engineering ideas, to create highly complex objects using a relatively simple toolkit.


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  • 3DEqualizer

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    For more than a decade, Science.D.Visions has been developing enterprise matchmove software. Right from the start, it has been our goal to concentrate on the problems and needs of professional users, only. Our efforts resulted in the market leading brand "3D-Equalizer". Fact is, if you go to the box office today to watch the latest visual effects driven blockbuster movie, you will most likely be entertained by the help of our work!


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  • AC3D

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    AC3D is one of the longest established 3D design software programs available today. In development from 1994 and commercially available since 1996, AC3D has grown to become a highly regarded and popular program.

    Use AC3D™ to create 3D models for:
    games, virtual reality and flight simulation, scientific, medical and general data visualisation, rapid prototypes of 3D designs, high resolution 3D renderings, Google Earth, Second Life and much more...


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  • Alchemy

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Alchemy is an open drawing project aimed at exploring how we can sketch, draw, and create on computers in new ways. Alchemy isn’t software for creating finished artwork, but rather a sketching environment that focuses on the absolute initial stage of the creation process. Experimental in nature, Alchemy lets you brainstorm visually to explore an expanded range of ideas and possibilities in a serendipitous way.


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Comments on Linux Graphics

· Jan 2019 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Nice.. Would like to try those apps


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