Using the RTIViewer

This article is an abstract of the comprehensive Guide to RTIViewer by Culturalheritageimaging.com.

If you have created a RTI, you can open it up with the RTIViewer by simply double-clicking it. If you do not know where to find your recently created RTI, have a look into your projects folder, where you also put the jpeg-exports folder. A new folder should appear called finished-files. Inside, you will find your RTI.

When you have opened up your RTI, you will see the image you have created in the main window. On the right side, you will find all the tools needed to navigate the software.

The first thing to try out should be the green tracking ball. If you click your mouse on the tracking ball, you can drag the light direction wherever you want. Try different lighting positions and use the mouse wheel on the image itself to zoom in and out to specific regions.

Left of the tracking ball, you will find some icons for Opening, Remote Opening (you can simply add an internet address to an RTI here!) and Snapshot. The last in this list creates snapshots of the current view you have created in the main window. Pretty handy for publications.

The rendering mode is what gets really interesting here. By default, the rendering mode is set to… well default, but when you open up the menu, you have several options you can choose from. Basically try to fiddle around different options and settings. If you want to have a closer description of the different rendering modes, please consult the official guide to RTIViewer on pages 13-23.

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