WorldWide Telescope 5.1 Beta for Windows

WWT Beta 5.1. Preview Features Include

  • Sandbox mode: Bring in your own data from the microscopic to the scale of the universe, as we did with MIT EyeWire at TED
  • 3d Cities : Explore the same 3d Cites featured in Bing Maps Preview
  • Improvements to key-frame animation in timeline slides
  • On Screen controls are now “Auto pilot” like for cinematic real-time driving with a mouse
  • Support for foot pedal controls for thinks like all-stop and zooming
  • Support for 3d printing any feature of terrestrial planet or moon using STL file export
  • Oculus Improvements
  • Volumetric Milky Way : See the milky way like never before with real-time volumetric rendering
  • Planet by planet orbit visibility: Turn on and off orbits on a planet-by-planet basis.
  • Visibility by grouping for asteroids
  • Improved OBJ support
  • Galactic Mode: The sky mode now allows your to align to galactic coordinates for navigation.
  • LCAPI updates
  • Fixed Bugs

Install WWT 5.1 Beta

WWT 5.1 Beta System Requirements

To run this software, you need the following on your computer:

  • Windows 7 or Windows 8 (older versions of Windows are not supported)
  • Discrete graphics card with 512 MB VRAM, DirectX 10 or DirectX 11 compatibility, high-end GTX 480 class or better, and 1 GB VRAM recommended
  • WorldWide Telescope 5.1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Do not attempt to install WWT 5.1 Beta on Windows XP. It does not run and can potentially prevent the legacy version from running.

Legacy Windows Modal