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GL-Z: a tiny OpenGL Information Utility for Windows, Linux and OS X

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:21
GL-Z on Linux Mint 17, GeForce GTX 680 GL-Z is an OpenGL information utility that displays OpenGL main queries (GL_VERSION…) as well as extensions in the order they are exposed by the graphics...
Categories: 3D Graphics

Light Table 0.7.2 Next Generation Code Editor

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:52
I discovered Light Table 0.7.1 yesterday, a new code editor (even if the first public version was released in 2012) and this morning, Light Table 0.7.2 has been released to fix some menus issues....
Categories: 3D Graphics

Light Table 0.7.2 Next Generation Code Editor

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:52
I discovered Light Table 0.7.1 yesterday, a new code editor (even if the first public version was released in 2012) and this morning, Light Table 0.7.2 has been released to fix some menus issues....
Categories: 3D Graphics

GLSL Hacker – Simple Demos for Beginners

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:42
Here is a selection of some GLSL Hacker demos recently added in the code sample pack that show some simple use cases of GLSL Hacker. All demos use Lua as main scripting language. 1 – Rubik’s...
Categories: 3D Graphics

GLSL Hacker – Simple Demos for Beginners

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:42
Here is a selection of some GLSL Hacker demos recently added in the code sample pack that show some simple use cases of GLSL Hacker. All demos use Lua as main scripting language. 1 – Rubik’s...
Categories: 3D Graphics

TheBennybox OpenGL and 3D Game Engine Development video tutorials

OpenGL - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:56

The folks at SonarLearning have pulled together a good collection of free video tutorials in a simple to use format. Currently, there are two collections of OpenGL learning videos from YouTube user thebennybox: Learn OpenGL Game Rendering and Learn 3D Game Engine Development.

Categories: 3D Graphics

Valve’s VOGL open-source OpenGL debugger updates

OpenGL - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:50

Valve’s VOGL open-source OpenGL debugger was off to a great start when announced at the start of the year, however, recently it fell into a bit of a dry period with no new work for more than a month. That dry spell is now over and there’s new commits flowing back into VOGL.

Categories: 3D Graphics

GIMP Magazine Issue #6 released

GIMP - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:45

The newly released issue #6 of GIMP Magazine features a "Using GIMP for portrait and fashion photography" master class by Aaron Tyree who uses GIMP professionally, and a gallery of other artworks and photos made or processed with GIMP.

The team is planning to switch to monthly releases, however they need your support to cover the costs of publishing a free magazine. You can sponsor the project at Patreon or visit the magazine's gift shop to make a donation.

Categories: 2D Graphics

Khronos Group announced the ratification and public release OpenCL 2.0 and Provisional SYCL 1.2 spec

OpenGL - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:08

The Khronos Group today announced the ratification and public release of updated OpenCL 2.0 and Provisional SYCL 1.2 specifications. The new specifications integrate feedback from the developer community, align with the latest C++ developments, and increase implementation consistency for improved portability of heterogeneous parallel applications. The latest OpenCL and SYCL specifications are open, royalty-free and available today.

Categories: 3D Graphics

NVIDIA R344.75 WHQL for FarCry 4

Geeks3D - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:44
Like AMD with its Catalyst 14.11.2, NVIDIA has released a gaming graphics driver for all GeForce cards that brings optimizations for the game FarCry 4. What’s New in Version 344.75 The latest GeForce...
Categories: 3D Graphics

Dell U3415W LED Curved Monitor Appears on Dell Website

Geeks3D - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:18
Dell has updated his website with information about its upcoming UltraSharp curved monitor U3415W. This curved monitor is similar to LG 34UC97. Dell’s U3415W main features are: 34-inch monitor...
Categories: 3D Graphics

NVIDIA Tesla K80 Dual-GPU Computing Accelerator (GK210 GPU)

Geeks3D - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:34
NVIDIA has announced its new flagship in the scientific computing field, the Tesla K80, powered by two brand new GK210 GPUs (Kepler architecture). Here are the main specs of the beast: GPU: 2 x...
Categories: 3D Graphics

(Demoscene) Singularity

Geeks3D - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:32
Singularity (by Onslaught) is a nice prod that won the demo competition at the Syntax 2014 demoparty (in Australia). GFX is cool but what I really like in that prod is the funky soundtrack! –...
Categories: 3D Graphics

GLSL 4×4 Matrix Fields

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:18
Here is a short article about manipulating GLSL mat4 fields. In C, an OpenGL 4×4 matrix is a 16-float array: float c_matrix[16]; In GLSL the same matrix is: mat4 glsl_matrix; Let’s see how...
Categories: 3D Graphics

GLIntercept 1.3.1 adds OpenGL 4.5 logging

OpenGL - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:44

GLIntercept 1.3.1 has been released which includes logging function definitions for OpenGL 4.5 and the latest extensions.

Categories: 3D Graphics

NVIDIA R346.16 for Linux, OpenGL 4.5 Support

Geeks3D - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 09:04
NVIDIA has released a set of graphics drivers for Unix/Linux systems. R346.16 brings new OpenGL features, improvements and bugfixes. This driver exposes OpenGL 4.5 API for capable hardware. R346.16...
Categories: 3D Graphics

Faogenlib3 library update to OpenGL 3.3

OpenGL - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:08

Faogenlib is a library for GPU-accelerated calculation of ambient occlusion for 3d models. It allows baking of ambient occlusion into textures or per-vertex colors. The latest version of the library is built on OpenGL 3.3 and can be used with a wide range of hardware, from high-end GPUs to integrated laptop graphics. Currently Faogenlib available for Windows 32 and 64-bit platforms. A Source Code License purchase is required for using Faogenlib3.

Categories: 3D Graphics

PowerVR Series7 GPUs push graphics and compute performance to the max with OpenGL 4.4 & OpenCL 1.2

OpenGL - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 15:17

Imagination Technologies has announced two new PowerVR families, the PowerVR Series 7XT and the PowerVR Series7XE family. The PowerVR GT7900 includes 16 clusters and 512 ALU cores, delivering more than 1 TFLOPS graphics and compute performance in FP16 mode. The Series7XT family will support OpenGL 4.4, OpenGL ES 3.1 and OpenCL 1.2 and the Series7XE family will support OpenGL ES 3.1.

Categories: 3D Graphics

FurMark 1.15.0 Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:59
FurMark 1.15.0 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...
Categories: 3D Graphics

GPU Caps Viewer 1.22.0 Released

Geeks3D - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:05
GPU Caps Viewer 1.22.0 DOWNLOAD Win32 installer: Zip archive (no installation required): Like GPU Shark 0.9.2, this new version of GPU Caps Viewer is a maintenance release that brings the support of...
Categories: 3D Graphics
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