Read Me - Hugin 0.7 for Mac
The programs included in this package are mainly released under the GNU General Public License version 2 although some of them may contain different licenses. Please refer to the License and Readme files attached to each program. If you do not agree with any of those license agreements, please delete the relevant program immediately.
Mac OS X 10.4 or above, either on PPC or Intel machine
Typical Installation Procedure
1. Read through the read-me and license files.
2. Copy Hugin.app to /Applications folder or other locations of your preference.
3. (Optional) Install Autopano-sift softwares..
Basic usage of HuginOSX is not different from that of other platforms. Some of helpful resources are found in the "Help" menu, and you can find more on the web. The basic steps are:
1 add images to the project,
2 set the field of view of your lens (in degrees) etc.,
3 add control points,
4 execute optimiser that puts the images in the best place according to the control points, and
5 stitch the images together.
There are many tutorials on the web, which might assist you to get started with hugin and the panorama photography.
Free tools for doing panorama on Mac
Command-line tools whose Mac binaries are available from hugin project
- nona The stitching engine of hugin. For use with other tools.
- mergepto Merges two hugin project files.
- enblend, enfuse by Andrew Mihal, http://enblend.sourceforge.net/
- align_image_stack Useful for enfuse.
- fulla Correction of distortion etc.
Other recommended free tools
- PanoGLView from hugin Project, http://sourceforge.net/projects/hugin/download/
- QTVR MakeCubic from Apple Computer, http://developer.apple.com/quicktime/quicktimeintro/tools/index.html
- XBlend from Kekus Digital, http://www.kekus.com/xblend/
- PangeaVR Plugin from Pangea Software, http://www.pangeasoft.net/pano/plugin/
- PanoView (Japanese Only) by Yoshiaki Katayanagi, http://www.jizoh.jp/pages/download.html
- See the homepage (http://hugin.sourceforge.net/) first.
- Visit the project page on SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/hugin) if you are interested in Hugin development.
- Panotools.org hosts a knowledge base in Wiki (http://wiki.panotools.org/).
- The mailing list for everyone who cares about Hugin (http://groups.google.com/group/hugin-ptx) welcomes any questions and/or help from you.
This document was originally written by Ippei UKAI (Copyleft 2006)
Last Modified: $Id: ReadMe-HuginOSX.txt 1719 2006-08-17 20:16:28Z ippei $