List of Panda3D Executables

This is meant to be a list of the executables in the /bin/ folder of Panda3D. You can get a detailed synopsis of what the executables do by running them with -h as the argument.

Filename

Description

bam-info.exe

Scans one or more .bam files and outputs their contents. See executable for more information.

bam2egg.exe

Converts models in the .bam format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting Egg to Bam.

dxf-points.exe

Reads in an AutoCad .dxf file and prints out the points contained in it. See executable for more information.

dxf2egg.exe

Converts models from the AutoCad format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from other Formats

egg-crop.exe

Strips an .egg file of all parts that fall outside the given bounding volume. See executable for more information.

egg-make-tube.exe

Creates an .egg file representing a “tube” model. See executable for more information.

egg-mkfont.exe

Makes a .egg file from a FreeType (.ttf) font. For more information see Text Fonts.

egg-optchar.exe

Optimizes models by removing unused joints. Also allow you to label parts of the model. For more information see Manipulating a Piece of a Model.

egg-palettize.exe

Tries to combine textures in an egg file. Also performs some texture manipulation. See executable for more information.

egg-qtess.exe

Performs a tesselation on all of the NURBS surfaces in a .egg file. See executable for more information.

egg-texture-cards.exe

Creates an egg that automatically rotates through multiple textures. For more information see Automatic Texture Animation.

egg-topstrip.exe

Unapplies the animations from one of the top joints in a model. Useful for character models that stack on top of each other. See executable for more information

egg-trans.exe

Produces out essentially the same .egg file. Useful for applying rotational and positional transformations. See executable for more information.

egg2bam.exe

Converts files in the .egg format to the .bam format. For more information see Converting Egg to Bam.

egg2c.exe

Reads a .egg file and produce C/C++ code that will almost compile. See executable for more information.

egg2dxf.exe

Converts files in the .egg format to the AutoCad format.For more information see Converting from other Formats.

egg2flt.exe

Converts files in the .egg format to the Open Flight format.For more information see Converting from other Formats.

egg2x.exe

Converts files in the .egg format to the DirectX format. Especially useful because it holds bone, joint and animation data. For more information see Converting from other Formats.

flt-info.exe

Reads an OpenFlight file and prints out information about its contents. See executable for more information.

flt-trans.exe

Produces essentially the same .flt file. Useful for positional and rotational transformations. See executable for more information.

flt2egg.exe

Converts files in the OpenFlight format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from other Formats.

image-info.exe

Reports the sizes of one or more images. See executable for more information.

image-resize.exe

Resizes an image. See executable for more information.

image-trans.exe

Produces an identical picture. Can also be used for file format conversion. See executable for more information.

interrogate.exe

Parses C++ code and creates wrappers so that it can be called in a Scripting language. For more information see Interrogate

lwo-scan.exe

Prints the contents of a .lwo file. See executable for more information.

lwo2egg.exe

Converts files in the LightWave 3D format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from other Formats.

make-prc-key.exe

Generates one or more new key to be used for signing a prc file. See executable for more information.

maya2egg5.exe

Converts files in the Maya 5 format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from Maya.

maya2egg6.exe

Converts files in the Maya 6 format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from Maya.

maya2egg65.exe

Converts files in the Maya 6.5 format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from Maya.

multify.exe

Stores and extracts files from a Panda MultiFile. Can also extract file in program using the VirtualFileSystem (see API for usage). For more information see executable.

pdecrypt.exe

Decompress a file compressed by pencrypt. See executable for more information.

pencrypt.exe

Runs an encryption algorithm on the specified file. The original file can only be recovered by using pdecrypt. See executable for more information.

python.exe

The Python interpreter. For more information see Starting Panda3D

pstats.exe

Panda’s built in performance tool. For more information see Measuring Performance with PStats

pview.exe

Used to view models in the .egg or .bam format without having to create a Panda program. For more information see Previewing 3D Models in Pview.

vrml2egg.exe

Converts files in the Virtual Reality Modeling Language format to the .egg format. For more information see Converting from other Formats.

x2egg.exe

Converts files in the Direct X format to the .egg format. Especially useful because it holds bone, joint and animation data. For more information see Converting from other Formats.