SAOTrace. Which should you choose?
|What is it?|| web based frontend to
||Command line program which runs on Linux and Mac OSX|
|Ease of Installation|| It's the Web, Dude!
no software installation required
|Must download, compile, and install|
|Ease of Use||simple-to-use interface||More complex; may need to create source configurations|
|Sources||single point sources||multiple point, disk, or image sources|
|Dither||Currently, no|| Reads Chandra
|Cons||limited sources, number of rays, must wait||must install, more complex usage|
|Pros||point-and-click||much more flexible; run as many simulations for as long as you'd like|