Comparison of VR file formats

This table compares the various VR file formats for panoramas and object movies.

Format QuickTime 4 QuickTime 5+ (cubic) iMove Image Worlds Ulead VR iPIX VRML
Company Apple Apple iMove ISeeMedia Ulead iPIX ?
File extension(s) MOV MOV PAN IVR UVR IPIX VRML
Possible Uses
    Panorama yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
    Object Movie yes yes no yes no no yes
Viewers
    Dedicated QuickTime QuickTime 5 iMove ISeeMedia Zoom:
ActiveX or
java or
plugin
Ulead iPIX Cosmo Player
    Alternative Hot Media
PTViewer (java)
PTViewer (java)       Hot Media  
Panorama Field of View
    min horiz. 1 1 1 1 1 360 360?
    max horiz. 360 360 360 360 360 360 360
    min vertical. 1 1 1 1 1 180 180?
    max vertical. ~110 180 180 180 ? 180 180
Programmable C/C++ C/C++ VRML VRML