.POV File Extension

File Type 1

POV-Ray Raytracing Format

Developer Persistence of Vision Raytracer
Popularity
3.8  |  9 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format Text

What is a POV file?

Three-dimensional graphic that uses the Persistence of Vision Raytracer (POV-Ray) format; supports shapes, colors, textures, rotations, light, atmospheric effects, viewing perspectives, and other 3D image properties; stored in an ASCII text format.

More Information

POV files are defined using the POV-Ray scene description language, which specifies instructions for how the POV-Ray engine renders 3D graphics. POV files can be used for rendering high-quality photorealistic images.

POV-Ray is a free program available for Mac, Windows, and Unix platforms.

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Programs that open POV files

Windows
Mac
Linux
Updated May 20, 2010
File Type 2

Prolab Object File

Developer ProSystems
Popularity
2.3  |  3 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary

What is a POV file?

Graphic format used by Prolab ImageFolio, an older image editing program that was distributed with VideoWork and MediaScope software; stores an image that supports layers.

Programs that open POV files

Windows
VideoLogic Prolab ImageFolio
Updated June 15, 2010

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