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* Interactive route and track designer
 
* Interactive route and track designer
 
* Great circle and rhumb lines calculation (Leg calculator)
 
* Great circle and rhumb lines calculation (Leg calculator)
* Winds download and visualization tools
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* Wind forecasts download and visualization tools (NOAA GFS winds)
 
* Track animation
 
* Track animation
 
* Polar chart creation and edition
 
* Polar chart creation and edition
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* Regatta host with embedded webserver and iphone client
 
* Regatta host with embedded webserver and iphone client
 
* 3D views (using OpenGL)
 
* 3D views (using OpenGL)
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* Compatible with Virtual Regatta and VORG games.
 
* All data files in text format
 
* All data files in text format
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== System requirements ==
  
 
The software is available for Windows PCs ( XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, Windows 7 )
 
The software is available for Windows PCs ( XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, Windows 7 )
 
with a minimum of 1 GB memory. Also works on Pentium Macs using Windows emulation
 
with a minimum of 1 GB memory. Also works on Pentium Macs using Windows emulation
software (like Parallels) and Linux PCs (with Wine).
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software (like Parallels) and Linux PCs with Wine.

Latest revision as of 16:04, 31 May 2012

VRTool is a program to help you plan sail boat routes. The focus is on boat and wind data visualization and track calculations.

  • Interactive route and track designer
  • Great circle and rhumb lines calculation (Leg calculator)
  • Wind forecasts download and visualization tools (NOAA GFS winds)
  • Track animation
  • Polar chart creation and edition
  • Weather routing (track optimization)
  • Regatta host with embedded webserver and iphone client
  • 3D views (using OpenGL)
  • Compatible with Virtual Regatta and VORG games.
  • All data files in text format

System requirements

The software is available for Windows PCs ( XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, Windows 7 ) with a minimum of 1 GB memory. Also works on Pentium Macs using Windows emulation software (like Parallels) and Linux PCs with Wine.