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povray Tool for creating three-dimensional graphics

POV-Ray is short for the Persistence of Vision Raytracer, a tool for producing high-quality computer graphics. POV-Ray creates three-dimensional, photo-realistic images using a rendering technique called ray-tracing. It reads in a text file containing information describing the objects and lighting in a scene and generates an image of that scene from the view point of a camera also described in the text file. Ray-tracing is not a fast process by any means, but it produces very high quality images with realistic reflections, shading, perspective and other effects.