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What was the 3D file browser used in the movie "Jurassic Park"?

Is it a real product and is it still relevant today?

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    ah ah ah, you didn't say the magic word. – TheTXI Jul 21 '09 at 15:52
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3D file browser was FSN on IRIX, there are similar opensource browser http://fsv.sourceforge.net/ .

It's really just for looking cool, not very useful.

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I believe it was the File System Navigator in IRIX.

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To answer your second question - it's no longer relevant.

3D file systems are really just a gimmick. They don't add anything to the user experience & usually get in the way.

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