Global Clouds (near realtime clouds)

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*[http://www.shatters.net/~t00fri/texfoundry.php4 Celestial Texture Foundry] by Fridger Schrempp, (click on 'What is available' and look for earth-clouds.png - real nice) *[http://www.shatters.net/~t00fri/texfoundry.php4 Celestial Texture Foundry] by Fridger Schrempp, (click on 'What is available' and look for earth-clouds.png - real nice)
*[http://www.celestiamotherlode.net/catalog/earthcloud.php The Celestia Motherlode] try the first Earth Cloud Map in 4K png. *[http://www.celestiamotherlode.net/catalog/earthcloud.php The Celestia Motherlode] try the first Earth Cloud Map in 4K png.
-Save the image files (which shoud be .png) in Program Files/Nasa/World Wind 1.3/Plugins/GlobalClouds/ they will become available in the layer setttings (right click on GlobalClouds layer in Layer Manager).+Save the image files (which shoud be .png) in Program Files/Nasa/World Wind 1.3/Plugins/GlobalClouds/ they will become available in the layer setttings (right click on GlobalClouds layer in Layer Manager). Cloud maps in .jpg format do not have transparency informations and will not work with this version.
==See also== ==See also==

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Global Clouds plug-in
Global Clouds
Global Clouds
Developer Patrick Murris
Latest release 0.1 / Nov, 2005
License Public domain
Web site Plug-in Website

The GlobalClouds plug-in renders a textured cloud layer around the world and lets you choose between different image files.

Contents

Installation

Download Global Clouds 0.1 and double click the downloaded file, follow the on-screen prompts to install the plug-in.

Usage

To use the plug-in load World Wind, open the Plug-Ins menu and click Load/Unload... (see figure 1).

figure 1
figure 1


Click on 'GlobalClouds' in the Plugin Load/Unload window and then press the Load button, the indicator next to 'GlobalClouds' should turn green, you can now safely close the Plugin Load/Unload window. You should now see a global cloud texture around the globe.
To choose different versions of cloud cover, right click on the GlobalClouds layer in the Layer Manager and click properties to change the settings.

External Links


You can find alternate cloud maps on the following sites :

Save the image files (which shoud be .png) in Program Files/Nasa/World Wind 1.3/Plugins/GlobalClouds/ they will become available in the layer setttings (right click on GlobalClouds layer in Layer Manager). Cloud maps in .jpg format do not have transparency informations and will not work with this version.

See also

Credits

The installer for this plug-in was made using a script created by mazop.

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