View Full Version : Where to Download Opengl 2.0

05-02-2007, 02:02 AM
Dear All,

I need to download Opengl 2.0.
Please suggest links.

Right now I am not using Graphics Hardware.I plan to run on software mode.

Thanks in advance
With regards


05-02-2007, 04:06 AM
For software rendering try mesa library.
For hardware rendering you need GPU that can support OpenGL 2.0 and up to date drivers.
For programming you need OpenGL 1.1 + extension loading mechanism (or a library like GLEE or GLEW).

05-02-2007, 04:35 AM
Dear sir,

I have compiled the program with GLEW Library.
It is compiling well.
But when I try to run it is saying Opengl2.0 not supported.

Again I don't want to use MESA Library.
I want to work with software using GLEW library.
Is it possible


05-02-2007, 04:51 AM
You don't "download" OpenGL2.0, you download implementations depending on your setup. In hardware, or in software.

You really want software rendering (slow) instead of hardware rendering (fast) ?

Fine. You have 2 choices :
- with windows, request an unaccelerated pixel format. Read the FAQ :
Beware, you will be stuck with OpenGL 1.1 without most extensions.

- use the Mesa3D software implementation to get OpenGL 2.0 with GLSL support :