View & Open Photometric Files in Linux

Photometric viewer is a free and open source photometric viewer application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using Photometric, you can open and view IES photometric file light distribution diagram and all IESNA photometric file metadata. It is a simple and easy to use application. It is written in Python and released under MIT License.

Photometric viewer

How to Install Photometric viewer on Ubuntu Linux

Photometric viewer is available as a flatpak package file from the remote flathub repository. If you don’t have then first install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Follow below tutorial link for the installation instructions.

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How to Install flatpak and flathub

Now open the terminal software using your application menu or via pressing ctrl+alt+t keys and run below Photometric viewer flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Photometric viewer on your system.

flatpak install flathub io.github.dlippok.photometric-viewer

After the iinstallation you can open it using below command.

flatpak run io.github.dlippok.photometric-viewer

Photometric viewer data

And uninstall Photometric viewer using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.dlippok.photometric-viewer

That’s it.

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