erect2qtvr man page

erect2qtvr — Assemble a Quicktime QTVR file from an equirectangular image


erect2qtvr --erect=mypanorama.tif


This tool generates a cubic QTVR from a single equirectangular image, see <…> for more details of the input file format.

A QTVR file is created with the same path as the input image except with a .mov extension.

Calling syntax

erect2qtvr [options] --erect=mypanorama.tif


--erect    Filename of equirectangular input (required)
--pitch    pre-rotates the entire panorama.  eg. if your panorama
           has the nadir in the centre set this to -90
--yaw      pre-rotates the entire panorama.
--quality  JPEG quality for QTVR tiles, defaults to 70
--cleanup  set to '0' to keep temporary files, defaults to '1'

A subset of jpeg2qtvr options are also accepted:

--date     date in seconds since January 1st 1970, defaults to current time
--name     title of the panorama
--outfile  output filename, defaults to input filename with mov extension
--width    preferred window width, defaults to 1024
--height   preferred window height, defaults to 768
--pan      initial pan (yaw), defaults to 0.0 degrees
--tilt     initial tilt (pitch), defaults to 0.0 degrees
--fov      initial vertical angle of view, defaults to 60 degrees
--min-fov  minimum vertical angle of view, defaults to 10 degrees
--max-fov  maximum vertical angle of view, defaults to 120 degrees";


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

See Also

perl, Panotools::Script


March 2007, Bruno Postle <bruno AT>


2013-05-12 perl v5.24.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation