With Trixi2Vtk.jl you can convert the HDF5-based output files created by Trixi.jl (solution or restart files) to VTK files. The converted files can then be further processed with ParaView or VisIt to generate publication-quality visualizations. Trixi2Vtk is part of the Trixi framework.
If you have not yet installed Julia, please follow the instructions for your operating system. Trixi2Vtk works with Julia v1.5.
Trixi2Vtk is a registered Julia package. Hence, you can install it by executing the following commands in the Julia REPL:
julia> import Pkg; Pkg.add("Trixi2Vtk")
To update an existing installation of Trixi2Vtk to the latest release, execute
julia> import Pkg; Pkg.update("Trixi2Vtk"); Pkg.status("Trixi2Vtk")
in the Julia REPL. A brief list of notable changes to Trixi2Vtk is available in
In the Julia REPL, first load the package Trixi2Vtk
julia> using Trixi2Vtk
To process an HDF5 file generated by Trixi.jl, execute
julia> trixi2vtk(joinpath("out", "solution_000000.h5"), output_directory="out")
This will create two unstructured VTK files in the
out/ subdirectory that can
be opened with ParaView or VisIt:
solution_000000.vtu contains the
discontinuous Galerkin solution data while
any cell-based values such as the current AMR indicator or the cell refinement
For further information on how to use Trixi with Trixi2Vtk, please refer to the documentation of Trixi.
License and contributing
Trixi2Vtk is licensed under the MIT license (see LICENSE.md).