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Free implementation of the GLUT API

OpenGLUT is a project to evolve the GLUT (OpenGL Utility Toolkit) C/C++ API. OpenGLUT uses the freeglut code base (from which it split in February 2004) as a foundation for extending, enhancing and refining the API.


Developer's API reference manual available in HTML format from


Download version 3.0.0 (stable)
released on 7 March 2015

VCS Checkout



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
X11Janet Casey26 January 2005

Leaders and contributors

Nigel Stewart Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to useOpenGL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2017.


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