- Desktop version
- Browser version
- Python library
- Build from source
The preferred way to install Vipster is via a package manager.
It is available in these repositories:
Unpack the archive, then simply run
After downloading the AppImage, make it executable:
You can then run it directly:
$ chmod +x Vipster-Linux-x86_64.AppImage
or integrate it into your system by installing AppImageLauncher.
Vipster can also run in your browser.
A standalone application can be found here.
This is a full visualization tool, but lacks many of the editing features of the desktop application.
If you want to include Vipster in your own web application, you can find it on npm:
npm install vipster
Note: rendering requires WebGL2 which unfortunately is blocked by Apple in its Safari browser. Sorry!
If you want to use the Vipster library in your Python environments, you can install them via:
$ pip install vipster
- if you installed Vipster via a package manager, the bindings may already be installed for your system Python installation
- if you install Vipster via
pip, the GUI is not included
Build from source
To build Vipster from source, you need CMake (≥ 3.9)
and a C++-17 compatible compiler (including
To build the GUI, you also need to install Qt ≥ 5.10.
It is recommended to obtain the source via Git:
$ git clone https://github.com/sgsaenger/vipster
This allows to easily track development and automatically obtain missing dependencies.