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a cross platform Python binding to OpenGL and related APIs.

PyOpenGL is the cross platform Python binding to OpenGL and related APIs. The binding is created using the standard (in Python 2.5 and above) ctypes library. PyOpenGL includes support for OpenGL v1.1 through 3.0, GLU, GLUT v3.7 (and FreeGLUT), and GLE 3. It also includes support for hundreds of OpenGL extensions. PyOpenGL is interoperable with a large number of external GUI libraries for Python including (wxPython, FxPy, PyGame, and Qt). It can be used with the Tkinter GUI library if you have installed the Togl widget for Tk.



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GPLv2Kelly Hopkins1 May 2009
BSD 3ClauseKelly Hopkins1 May 2009

Leaders and contributors

Linas Vepstas Maintainer
Mike C. Fletcher Maintainer
John A. Boyd Jr. Contributor
Jonas Lindemann Contributor
Mark Kilgard Contributor

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

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


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