Bytescapes is a collection of computer-generated images, made with low-end 3D graphics programs including Bryce, Carrara, Vue and Daz Studio. All the images in the collection are by Angus McIntyre. The images were created over a number of years, using a variety of different software packages and hardware platforms.
Images in the Bytescapes gallery were created using the following software.
Vue 9 Studio
Vue 8 Studio
Vue 7 Studio
MojoWorld Generator 2.0
Vue d'Esprit 4
MojoWorld Generator 1.2
KPT Bryce 2.1
KPT Bryce 1.0
Painter 3D 1.0
In addition to original models and materials, the images also make use of free and commercial 3D content available through DAZ3D, Renderosity, RuntimeDNA, PoserWorld, PoserDirect, and ShareCG. The individual information pages describing the images contain a list of the models or presets used to create each image.
Images in the Bytescapes gallery were created on the following hardware platforms.
|Macintosh IIci||Motorola 68030||30MHz||20MB|
|PowerMacintosh 7500/100||PPC 601||100MHz||48MB|
|PowerMacintosh 7500/100 w/ PowerPC 604||PPC 604||120MHz||112MB|
|PowerMacintosh G3/300||PPC G3||300MHz||128MB|
|PowerMacintosh 7500/100 w/ NewerTech G3/300||PPC G3||300MHz||432MB|
|PowerMacintosh G4/400||PPC G4||400MHz||256MB|
|Apple iBook G3 (2001)||PPC G3||600MHz||640MB|
|Apple PowerBook G4||PPC G4||1.67GHz||2GB|
|Apple MacBook Pro (2008)||Intel Core 2 Duo||2.5GHz||4GB|
|Apple MacBook Pro (2011)||Intel i7||2.3GHz||8GB|
|Apple MacBook Pro (2014)||Intel i7||2.8GHz||16GB|
The Bytescapes website was designed and implemented by Angus McIntyre. The site is authored offline as XML and translated to XHTML using Ant and a custom Ant task called XMelissa. A variety of Perl scripts are also used to generate sitemaps and manage the structure of the site.
For website development services using these and other technologies, please see nomadcode.