The ParaView LightViz is a Web application that aims to enable scientific visualization on the Web using a ParaView backend for data processing and rendering.
If you encounter any problems when using ParaView LightViz, you can find the solutions in Troubleshooting or ask me on GitHub or Mailing list. If you can’t find the answer, please report it on GitHub.
ParaView LightViz is a standalone application that leverage ParaView capabilities on the backend to produce interactive visualizations over the Web. The LightViz application can be used locally as a command line tool or remotely when properly deployed.
The ParaViewWeb LightViz aims to provides a simple and customizable visualization application for your browser.
It only takes few minutes to set up ParaView LightViz. If you encounter a problem and can’t find the solution here, please submit a GitHub issue.
ParaView LightViz require ParaView 5.2+ which can be downloaded here which also bundle the ParaView LightViz application along.
In order to install and execute the LightViz application on your system from your command line environment, just run the following commands assuming Node is available on your system:
$ npm install -g light-viz
Once you’ve added your dataset(s) to your LightViz data directory using the
--add-dataset option, you will be able to open it/them with a command line similar to the one below.
$ LightViz --paraview /Applications/paraview.app --data ~/LightViz-database
LightViz as opposed to other visualization tools requires to pre-process your data so it can make smarter choice via the user interface.