From: Eduard Schreiner (
Date: Thu Jul 14 2005 - 01:46:46 CDT

Herbert Georg wrote:
> Can I set vmd to render the figure in the OpenGL diplay with 600 dpi?
> Also, what is the best rendering method in terms of image quality?
> thanks
> Herbert

Hey Herbert,

it depends on what you want to render.
Povray is often very good if you have shiny opaque objects (f.i. atoms
opaque CPK drawing mode), but as soon as you have transparent objects
(orbitals,...) Tachyon generates better pictures (at least for me).


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