VisualSFM OSX app builder
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vsfm-osx is a set of scripts that builds VisualSFM and required/optional packages on OSX inside an app structure, making it portable. You can redistribute your generated app.

The default enviroment is OS X 64 bits (tested with Lion), no CUDA support, GLSL code, core2 CPU, Homebrew libraries and default X11 libraries.

Installation and Requirements

Clone this project and run ./scripts/all. You need, of course, an OS X machine and Xcode with Command Line Tools. Tested with Lion 10.7.4, Xcode 4.3.3 and XQuartz 2.7.2

Download XQuartz from


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Copyright 2006-2012 Changchang Wu and University of Washington

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