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BigShooter
07-28-2003, 01:58 PM
As you probably all know by now I'm just starting in OpenGL and need a lot of help :-)
I'm looking for some libraries (WIn32/VS) to let me or help me do the following with OpenGL:
- Load various picture formats (say for textures)
- General graphic libs that define Vectors, Matrices, Quaternions and operations on them
- Libs that will allow me to load XSI/Maya/MAX objects with animations (say a character).

Huge thanks,
Luke

mako
07-28-2003, 06:19 PM
DevIL is a good image library, it can be found at http://openil.sourceforge.net/
It has direct support for OpenGL textures and supports a wide range of graphic formats.

I don't know, if there's a MAX file loader out there, but there is a good 3DS file loader at http://sourceforge.net/projects/lib3ds .
I think it supports keyframe animations.

[This message has been edited by mako (edited 07-28-2003).]

BigShooter
07-28-2003, 06:30 PM
Cool, thanks.
Luke