Software for viewing, converting and processing space image data
- eLynx Lab
Windows & Linux image processing tools. Supports the conversion of gray images with the Bayer matrix.
- Free Software for Planetary Science
Tools for viewing and processing Mariner, Venera, Viking Orbiter, and Cassini Orbiter image data; finished images can be saved in BMP or FITS format; by Piotr Masek
Popular image editor
Java-based image processing package
(Please note that there are concerns about the security of Java.)
- ImageJ Plugins
Plugins for Astronomical Image Processing with ImageJ; offers a "Debayer" plugin which creates a colour image from an input Bayer matrix
A package with two applications for image viewing and processing, mainly for FITS images; by Carsten A. Arnholm
Command-line program for converting entire folders of PDS formatted files to PNG; removes reseau marks from Voyager, Viking, Mariner 9 and Mariner 10 images; by Björn Jónsson
Popular graphic viewer; by installing the plugins package, IrfanView supports the JPEG 2000 format
A free Photoshop and After Effects plug-in for reading and writing the JPEG 2000 file format
- JPG Deinterlace
Small GUI-based standalone program for deinterlacing JPEG files; provides excellent results; no installation required, just unpack the ZIP file
- Loader for NASA/ESA PDS/EDR images
- PDS Reader
Plugin for ImageJ; opens and displays PDS image files
Open source graphical tool to resize, especially magnify images in high quality
- The ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator
Standalone and open source image processing software for FITS files
Image stitching software
Automatic Panorama Recognising Tool for Panotools
- AutoPano Pro
Panorama stitching software
Capable of stitching panoramas completely automatically, whether horizontal or horizontal and vertical.
- Creating panoramas with PanoTools and PTGui
A basic guide for using PanoTools together with PTGui. In German language.
A useful cross-platform GUI for Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools
Image stitching software; assembles multiple photos to build genuine mosaics or vast panoramas; also creates complete 360º panoramas in Apple's QuickTime® VR format
- Panorama Tools
The PanoTools sourceforge project
- Panorama Tools Download by Max Lyons
From this page you can download the files from Dersch's Panorama Tools used by PTAssembler
- PT Open GUI
This program uses Helmut Dersch's Panorama tools
A helper program for Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools
A panoramic stitching software for Windows and Mac OSX
- Kees's Terragen
Visualizations of Mars with DEM and Terragen; excellent website by Kees Veenenbos
- Michiel de Boer's Terragen Site
A personal homepage with a lot of Terragen galleries
The Home of Terragen - a photorealistic 3D landscape rendering software
- Terragen.org and the Ashundar Terragen Community
Terragen galleries, terrain files, forums, links, and many more...
- TerraNights - Dreams with Terragen
Terragen picture galleries by "Lissy"
3D computer graphics
Open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback.
- Christoph's Page - Rendering planets
Rendering the Earth and other planets by using POV-Ray; website by Christoph Hormann
- HiRISE DTM from PDS IMG
This plugin for Blender imports a HiRISE DTM that is formatted as a PDS IMG file, reads the embedded PDS label and decodes the raster elevations to create a mesh.
- LRO Lola & MGS Mola .img Importer
This plugin imports a DTM of the Moon (LRO Lola) or from Mars (MGS Mola) into Blender, reads the embedded PDS label and decodes the raster elevations to create a mesh.
- POV-Ray - The Persistence of Vision Raytracer
A high-quality, free tool for creating 3D graphics
- Views of the Earth - artificial images of our real planet
by Christoph Hormann