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Raster Imaging Pro for .NET

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Categories: Graphics

Author: LEAD Technologies

Latest version: 14
Added 2004-06-14

Extends and simplifies the .NET framework and GDI+.
Supports over 22 file formats including TIFF, JPG, J2K, PDF, and GIF using various compression schemes like JPEG, JPEG2000, LZW, CCITT G3/G4, and CMP. Scans, captures, 200+ image processing filters, high speed display (resize, rotate, quality controls), etc.

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Tessnet2

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Categories: Graphics

Author: RÚmi Thomas

Latest version: 2.04.1
Added 2009-10-28

Open source OCR assembly based on the Tesseract engine.
Tesseract is a raw OCR engine. Tessnet2 is a C++/CLI wrapper that expose this OCR in .NET.

Features include:
- multi-threaded
- can process English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and Dutch
- can be trained to work in other languages

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ActiveFlash

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Active Up

Latest version: 1.0
Added 2007-01-03

Component that provides Flash support for all common functions including creating real SWF (Flash) files, shapes, buttons, text, text edits and sprites on-the-fly, monitoring and respond to application triggers and events, and adding full streaming MP3 and sound effect support.

Features include:
- Ability to create SWF
- Ability to create various shapes, buttons, text, text edits, sprites
- Events and Actions support
- Ability to add sound (mp3), including mp3 streaming audio
- Font embedding support, work with OTF and TTF font format

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SharpGL

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Dave Kerr

Latest version: 1.7
Added 2004-01-09Updated 2004-07-06

C# wrapper of OpenGL and fully object orientated Scene Graph.

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Tao

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Categories: Graphics, Sound - Audio

Latest version: 1.2.0
Added 2003-07-11Updated 2005-11-16

The Tao Framework is a collection of bindings and libraries to facilitate cross-platform games-related development utilizing the Mono and .NET platforms.

Supports Cg, DevIL, FreeGLUT, GLFW, GLU, OpenAL, OpenGL, SDL, WGL.

Includes the previous Tao.OpenGl and Tao.OpenAl projects.

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MSAGL

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Microsoft

Latest version: 2007
Added 2007-04-02

Graph layout engine and viewing tool.
MSAGL (Microsoft Automatic Graph Layout) is built on the principle of the Sugiyama scheme; it produces so called layered, or hierarchical layouts. This kind of a layout naturally applies to graphs with some flow of information. The graph could represent a control flow graph of a program, a state machine, a class hierarchy, etc.

Previous name: GLEE

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DirectX SDK

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Microsoft

Latest version: 9.0
Added 2003-12-18

Group of technologies designed for running and displaying applications rich in multimedia elements such as full-color graphics, video, 3-D animation, and surround sound, on Windows-based computers.
DirectX 9.0 brings the first release of the Managed API for developing DirectX-based programs and games.

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GapiDraw.Net

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Intuitex Software

Latest version: 3.01 beta 4
Added 2003-07-03

.NET wrapper around GapiDraw (fast games graphics), a graphics library for the Pocket PC.

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SDL.NET

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Categories: Graphics, Miscellaneous, Sound - Audio

Latest version: 3.1.0 Alpha 1-1
Added 2005-05-12

Set of object-oriented CLS-compliant .NET bindings for the SDL gaming library.
SDL.NET provides high-level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, TrueType fonts, various image formats, sound mixing, MPEG-1 movies and 3D hardware via OpenGL, 2D video framebuffer.

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ImageGlue .NET

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Categories: Graphics

Author: WebSupergoo

Latest version: 6.0
Added 2003-07-25Updated 2007-09-17

set of ASP.NET extensions for professional quality still image manipulation. Read and write core image types like BMP, PNG, TIFF, JPEG/JFIF, GIF, Photoshop, QuickDraw PICT, Targa, PDF, EPS, Macromedia Flash, QuickTime Image, Silicon Graphics, MacPaint and FlashPix. Read images from movie types like AVI and MOV. Plus support for over 50 other graphics file formats.

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VG.net

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Prodige Software Corporation

Latest version: 6.2
Added 2004-02-13Updated 2010-12-14

Animated vector graphics system for .NET developers, built with 100% managed code, layered on GDI+.

Features include:
- Graphical editor integrated in Visual Studio
- Graphical objects: rectangles, rounded rectangles, ellipses, arcs, pies, polygons, polylines, splines, paths, images, text, and groups
- Automatic screen updates to simplify runtime animation
- 100% managed code
- Mouse events
- Transformations
- GDI+ based Fill, Stroke, and Text display properties
- Appearance "inheritance"; Opacity (transparency)
- Classes for vector graphics calculations
- Export Pictures to MyXaml xml files
- With VG.net you can build graphical components that are classes, not data files
- A free version is available: the Lite Designer has several limitations and missing features. The run-time component, Prodige.Drawing.dll, is free and can be freely redistributed with your applications.
- Supports Visual Studio 2010 (versions 6.x), 2008 (versions 5.x), 2005 (versions 4.x)

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SharpMap

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Categories: Geoprocessing, Graphics

Latest version: 2.0 Beta 1
Added 2006-12-19Updated 2007-11-03

Map renderer that renders GIS data for use in web and desktop applications.

Features include:
- Embed the engine using any .NET language
- PostgreSQL/PostGIS support; SQL Server, Oracle, OleDB support
- ESRI Shapefile support-
- Support for WMS layers
- Support for MapInfo File, TIGER, S57, DGN, CSV, GML, Interlis 1, Interlis 2, SQLite and ODBC through a third-party plugin.
- Support for ECW and JPEG2000 raster images (and most other formats through a third-party plugin)
- Windows Forms user control with dynamic pan and zoom; HttpHandler for ASP.NET applications
- Support for Points, Linestings, Polygons, MultiPoints, MultiLineStrings and MultiPolygons, * GeometryCollections etc. according to the OpenGIS Simple Features Specification.
- Renders attributes as labels; Thematic maps using delegates; On-the-fly transformations
- Can act as a WMS1.3.0 server
- Extensible with additional dataproviders, layertypes and geometry types
- Anti-aliased maps using native GDI+ functions. Customize the rendering using all the GDI+ brushes and pens.
- Completely written in C# .NET 2.0

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AForge.NET

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Categories: Graphics, Math - Logic - AI - Rules

Latest version: 2.0.1
Added 2007-06-28Updated 2008-03-04

C# framework designed for developers and researchers in the fields of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence - image processing, neural networks, genetic algorithms, machine learning, etc.

The framework is comprised of five main libraries:
- AForge.Imaging: a library for image processing routines and filters
- AForge.Neuro: neural networks computation library
- AForge.Genetic: evolution programming library
- AForge.Vision: computer vision library
- AForge.Machine Learning: machine learning library
Additional features include:
- Classes to access local video capture device (USB web cameras, for example) and video files using DirectShow
- Motion detection
- AForge.Robotics.Lego: classes for manipulation of Lego Mindstorms NXT devices

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ImageMan.Net Twain

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Data Techniques

Latest version: 2.10
Added 2006-06-13

Set of 100% managed .NET Windows Forms controls and classes for building applications capable of scanning and acquiring images from Twain compatible cameras and scanners.
The ImageMan.Net Twain controls allow applications to control Twain compliant scanners and cameras and returns image data as a .NET Bitmap object allowing it to be integrated into your applications.

Features include:
- Supports Version 1.9 of the Twain specification
- TwainGui control provides a Treeview oriented customizable scanner interface
- Support for client-side use in Internet Explorer including file upload support
- Support for querying support scanner capabilities
- Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) and Duplex scanner support
- Support for setting, getting and negotiating all Twain capabilities
- Returns scanned image data as .NET Bitmap objects for compatibility with other classes

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yFiles.NET

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Categories: Graphics

Author: yWorks

Latest version: 2.4.0.2
Added 2006-06-26

Class library that provides algorithms for graph analysis and functionality to automatically calculate layouts for graphs, diagrams, and networks.

Features include:
- essential classes and data types for graph analysis tasks. It provides for implementations of data types such as Graph and Priority Queue. Furthermore, it makes available a variety of graph and network algorithms.
- a suite of graph layout algorithms. Diverse layout styles including hierarchic, orthogonal, or circular are provided as components that can be configured programmatically. The different layout styles also now include incremental algorithms, for example incremental hierarchical layout. In addition, yFiles.NET provides edge routing algorithms that make it possible to route edges into existing diagrams.

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Spire.Flash

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Categories: Graphics

Latest version: 1.2
Added 2005-09-13

Library for creating Macromedia Flash (SWF) files from your applications.

Features include:
- The methods and properties for drawing graphics are same as those available in the .NET Graphics class. If you know how to use the Graphics class to draw in .NET, you know how to use Spire.flash.
- Most of the graphical objects are supported, allowing you to add geometrical primitives, images, text labels, edit boxes, or audio streams to the frames.
- 100% pure .NET class library.
- Create multi-frame animation effects.

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Nevron Diagram for .NET

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Nevron

Latest version: Q4 2007
Added 2004-09-21Updated 2008-03-14

Fully managed diagramming framework for Windows Forms and ASP.NET.

Features include:
- AJAX support
- Design-time support for VS 2008/2005/2003
- Document Object Model (DOM): set of objects that you can use to build a diagramming document
- Shape Factories: many predefined vector shapes
- Windows Forms views, controllers and tools
- Layouts: automatically arrange DOM objects
- Programmable templates
- Diagram designer components

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IconWorkshop Lite for Visual Studio 2008

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Axialis Software

Latest version: 6.3.1.1
Added 2009-01-28

Plug-in for Visual Studio 2008 for creating and edition icons.

Features include:
- Make icons for Windows up to 256x256 PNG-compressed icons for Windows Vista and include them in your software projects
- Use an icon editor with various tools, filters and effects
- Create icons from images or ready-to-use image objects
- Integrated workspace with librarian, built-in file explorer with thumbnail preview, image viewer and more.

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QuickGraph

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Jonathan de Halleux

Latest version: 3.0
Added 2004-01-13Updated 2008-10-24

Generic graph library written in 100% C#.
QuickGraph provides generic directed graph data structures and algorithms. It comes with algorithms such as depth-first search, breadth-first search, shortest path, network flow, etc.
Supports MSAGL, GLEE, and Graphviz to render the graphs.
The design of QuickGraph is inspired from the C++ Boost Graph Library (BGL).

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ImageMan.Net

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Data Techniques

Latest version: 1.01
Added 2007-02-20

Set of 100% managed classes and Windows Forms controls for building imaging and document management applications.

Features include:
- Fully managed assemblies supporting X-copy deployment with no COM code or dependencies
- Support for reading and writing image formats including TIFF, BMP, FAX, DIB, RLE, PCX, DCX, JPG, JPEG2000, PNG, GIF, WMF, EMF and PDF Export (Requires optional PDF Export Addon)
- Works with the ImageMan.Net Twain controls to add scanning support to applications
- Windows Forms controls including Image Viewer, Thumbnail Viewer and File Open Dialog with image preview
- Reusable forms, and user controls
- Supports manipulating all images at their native bit depths

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GoDiagram for .NET

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Categories: Charting, Graphics

Author: Northwoods Software Corporation

Latest version: 2.5
Added 2006-09-11

Build custom interactive diagrams, network, workflow editors, flowcharts, or software design tools. Includes many predefined kinds of nodes and links. Available for Windows Forms, ASP.NET or the Compact Framework.

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Piccolo

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Categories: Graphics

Author: Human-Computer Interaction Lab / University of Maryland

Latest version: 1.2
Added 2005-03-16Updated 2005-12-14

Toolkit that supports the development of 2D structured graphics programs and Zoomable User Interfaces (ZUIs). A ZUI is a new kind of interface that presents a huge canvas of information on a traditional computer display by letting the user smoothly zoom in, to get more detailed information, and zoom out for an overview. Piccolo uses a "scene-graph" model that is common to 3D environments. Basically, this means that Piccolo maintains a hierarchal structure of objects and cameras, allowing the application developer to orient, group and manipulate objects in meaningful ways.

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Visual3D.NET

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Categories: Frameworks, Graphics, IDEs - IDE add-ins, RAD - Dev automation

Author: RealmWare Corporation

Latest version: Beta 1.3
Added 2006-03-20Updated 2007-09-05

Shader-based 3D engine and design toolset for rapid development of 3D games and simulations built on .NET and XNA.
Visual3D.NET provides a visual authoring environment for the design, development, and rapid prototyping of interactive 3D applications including PC and Xbox 360 games, Massive-multiplayer online games (MMOs), simulations, marketing demos, visualizations, engineering environments, and other 3D virtual worlds. This platform is not geared exclusively towards game development, but instead provides a suite of visual tools for rapid, component-based construction of scenes, object behaviors, application workflow, and action sequences as well as tools for application module management and object prototyping.

Features include:
- 3D engine with middleware technologies including 3D Graphics, Animation, GUIs, Physics, Audio, Input, Networking, AI Behaviors
- Shader-based 3D graphics with normal mapping, displacement mapping, shadows, terrain, dynamic visual effects
- Construct environments from objects
- Prototype actors with behaviors for interactivity
- Script Logic with C#, Visual Basic, JavaScript, C++, Java, Python, and Script Diagrams
- Extend the world, engine, and toolset with Visual Studio
- Deploy on PC and Xbox 360 with XNA Framework
- Expand with end-user modding and scenario creation
- Continue using tailored tools and reusable content for the next worlds...

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