Glossary:OpenGL

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OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is an open standard, cross-language, multi-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering graphics in both 2D and 3D. OpenGL extensions are decided upon by the ARB (OpenGL Architecture Review Board); voting members have included: Apple, SGI, Dell, NVIDIA, and IBM. Microsoft left in 2003.

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Graphics Card Support[edit]

Version Released Radeon Graphics Cards Nvidia Graphics Cards
4.6 31 July 2017 AMD Radeon GCN GeForce 400 and newer
4.5 11 August 2014 GeForce 400, 500, 600 and 700 Series
4.4 22 July 2013 HD 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000 and Rx 200 Series GeForce 400, 500, 600 and 700 Series
4.3 6 August 2012 HD 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 Series GeForce 400, 500 and 600 Series
4.2 8 August 2010 HD 5000, 6000 and 7000 Series GeForce 400, 500, and 600 Series
4.1 26 July 2010 HD 5000, 6000 and 7000 Series GeForce 400 and 500 Series
4.0 11 March 2010 HD 5000, 6000 and 7000 Series GeForce 400 and 500 Series
3.3 11 March 2010 GeForce 8, 9, 100, 200 and 300 Series
3.2 3 August 2009
3.1 24 March 2009
3.0 11 August 2008
2.1 2 July 2006
2.0 7 September 2004 GeForce 4, 5(FX), 6, and 7 Series
1.5 29 July 2003
1.4 24 July 2002
1.3 14 August 2001
1.2.1 14 October 1998
1.2 6 March 1998
1.1 4 March 1994
1.0 January 1992