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OpenGL 4.1 Support Now Enabled In Mesa Git For AMD RadeonSI

OpenGL - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:08

The OpenGL 4.1 patches for RadeonSI have now landed in Mesa Git master! If you are running the fresh Mesa code, you will find OpenGL 4.1 exposed by default in the RadeonSI driver for AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs and newer.

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Khronos Group BOF Schedule and related events now online

OpenGL - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:35

The Khronos Group SIGGRAPH schedule has been posted online. This year Khronos brings four BOFs to the BOF Blitz, a Chapter meetup and a course a party! Khronos is celebrating it’s 15th Anniversary this year, and what a year it’s turning out to be. BOFs include OpenVX & OpenCL, OpenCL, SYCL & SPIR-V, WebGL and glTF and Vulkan, OpenGL, OpenGL ES.

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OpenGL Superbible: Comprehensive Tutorial and Reference (7th Edition) shipping soon!

OpenGL - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:20

OpenGL Superbible 7th Edition will be shipping soon. Get your pre-order in now! The book source is now on Github.

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Scenomics, LLC releases OpenGL 4.0 Shader Authoring Tools

OpenGL - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:36

Scenomics, LLC announces the release of OpenGL 4.0 Shader authoring tools. The application supports all five shader stages (vertex, control, evaluation, geometry, and fragment). The application works with versions 400, 410, 420, 430, 440, and 450. Shader runs on GPUs that support OpenGL 4.0 and higher, and can compile GLSL version 400 and higher. Shader provides access to Scenome’s collection of high-quality common services for user interface, 3D modeling, and rendering.

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Adafruit 5-inch HDMI Touch Display 800×480 Tested with Raspberry Pi

Geeks3D - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:30
VPlay in action on the 5-inch 800×480 display! Last week, I ordered this 5-inch touch display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels. I was curious to see how it would work with a Raspberry Pi...
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OpenGL Game-GUI - Simple skinnable Widgets for Games

OpenGL - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:58

Game-GUI is easy to use and features TTF fonts, UTF8, skins, callbacks, alpha-blending, custom mouse pointers, multi-screen support and also includes a basic file-browser as well as a complete window manager. It is based on OpenGL/GLSL and includes samples for GLUT and QT5. Licensed under MIT

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CPPlay c/c++11 interpreted environment version 1.2 released

OpenGL - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 14:18

CPPlay features a c/c++11 interpreter with OpenGL integration, based on LLVM and the current version of OpenGL on Mac OSX. It is available on Apple Mac App Store. Due to being interpreted it is perfect for learning OpenGL quicker and for creating prototypes, demos, games, interactive applications and for creative coding.

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MSI Kombustor v3.5.2 (64-bit) and v2.6.0 (32-bit) released (**Updated: v3.5.2.1**)

Geeks3D - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 11:12
A maintenance release of MSI Kombustor is available. Both 32 and 64-bit versions have been updated. 1 – MSI Kombustor Downloads MSI Kombustor 3.5.2.1 (64-bit): MSI Kombustor 2.6.0 (32-bit): AMD...
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AMD Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Released, a Stack of new OpenGL Extensions added

Geeks3D - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 08:52
OpenGL extensions viewer / GLSL Hacker AMD has finally released a new WHQL driver for all Radeon graphics cards. More than 6 months after the previous 14.12 WHQL, it was time! You can download the...
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AMD releases Catalyst 15.7 Linux driver with a fix for OpenGL on RHEL 7.1

OpenGL - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 11:56

AMD has released the Catalyst 15.7 driver for Linux. Included in the change log AMD has listed Multi-Device support for OpenCL 2.0. Among the resolved issues is a fix for segmentation faults observed while launching some OpenGL games in RHEL7.1.

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NVIDIA HairWorks 1.1 SDK

Geeks3D - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:23
Update 2015.07.10: NVIDIA just released a video about HairWorks 1.1: Some time ago, NVIDIA has released the version 1.1 of the HairWorks SDK. HairWorks is a fur/hair simulation engine for Direct3D 11...
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OpenGL GPU-accelerates Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

OpenGL - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:38

GPU-acceleration is the major performance enhancement to Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.  This SIGGRAPH paper Accelerating Vector Graphics Rendering using the Graphics Hardware Pipeline explains how OpenGL GPU-accelerates the PDF-based vector graphics rendering model used by Illustrator.  Attend the paper presentation at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles.

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Remograph Releases OpenGL-based Remo 3D v2.5

OpenGL - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 15:52

Remograph today announced the release of Remo 3D v2.5. This new version 2.5 of Remo 3D brings a new Modify UV tool, improvements to the script and macro support and other various fixes. The full list of new features and improvements can be found in the release notes on our website. Remo 3D was developed using OpenGL, OpenSceneGraph, FLTK and Lua.

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FurMark 1.16.0 Released, 4K (P2160) Preset Added

Geeks3D - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 16:57
FurMark 1.16.0.0 DOWNLOAD Webmasters: hotlinking is not allowed, please use the post url as download link. Useful links: FurMark comparative scores table FurMark online scores database A new version...
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GPU Caps Viewer 1.24.0 Released

Geeks3D - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 15:39
GPU Caps Viewer 1.24.0.0 DOWNLOAD Win32 installer: Zip archive (no installation required): This new version of GPU Caps Viewer is a maintenance release that brings the support of latest NVIDIA...
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GPU Shark 0.9.5 Released

Geeks3D - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 14:52
GPU Shark 0.9.5 DOWNLOAD Webmasters: hotlinking is not allowed, please use the post url as download link. This new version of GPU Shark brings the support of recent NVIDIA GeForce (GTX 980 Ti, GTX...
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AMD Radeon R9 Series Graphics Cards to support and Vulkan

OpenGL - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:38

AMD’s Radeon R9 Series Graphics Cards delivers more than 3x the bandwidth per watt over GDDR5 along with a 4096-bit memory interface for incredible new advances in power and efficiency. Optimized performance for next-gen APIs including Vulkan and is designed from the ground up to give you everything you need to enjoy the latest games. OpenGL 4.5 support is coming.

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CryEngine 3 now fully supports Linux and OpenGL

OpenGL - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 14:01

CryEngine, the game engine developed by Crytek that is used by a number of large games including Crysis, Homefront: The Revolution, Ryse, and Star Citizen, now officially supports Linux. As a rather pleasing side effect of Linux support, CryEngine now also has a full-featured OpenGL rendering implementation.

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AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Reviews

Geeks3D - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:20
The brand new Radeon R9 Fury X based on the Fiji GPU (4096 stream processors) has been officially introduced few days ago in THIS ARTICLE. Today, AMD’s beast is officially launched and reviews...
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AMD Catalyst 15.6 Gaming Graphics Driver Released (Beta Version)

Geeks3D - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:40
GLSL Hacker AMD has published a beta version of their Catalyst driver. Catalyst 15.6 brings optimizations for the title Batman: Arkham Knight. But owners of CrossFire setups won’t be happy: AMD...
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