ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform application designed to visualize data sets of size varying from small to very large. ParaView was developed to support distributed computational models for processing large data sets and to create an open, flexible user interface.
Availability and Restrictions
ParaView is available on Owens and Pitzer Clusters. The versions currently available at OSC are:
You can use
module spider paraview to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.
ParaView is available for use by all OSC users.
Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type
https://www.paraview.org, Open source
Usage on Owens
module load paraview. To select a particular software version, use
module load paraview/version. For example, use
module load paraview/4.4.0 to load ParaView version 4.4.0. Following a successful loading of the ParaView module, you can access the ParaView program:
Usage on Pitzer
module load paraview. Following a successful loading of the ParaView module, you can access the ParaView program:
Using ParaView with OSC OnDemand
Using ParaView with OSC OnDemand requires VirtualGL. To begin, connect to OSC OnDemand and luanch a virtual desktop, either a Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) or an Interactive HPC desktop. In the desktop open a terminal and load the ParaView and VirtualGL modules with
module load paraview and
module load virtualgl. You can then access the ParaView program with:
Note that using ParaView with OSC OnDemand does not work on all clusters.