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HighFrequency
03-03-2013, 05:33 AM
Hi there! I have just been member of this forum. I'm sorry because English is not my native language. So there may be some incorrect centences in this mesaage :)

I am intersted in graphic programming with OpenGL and C/C++ languages. I am confused about what is relationship between OpenGL, GL griver, graphic card driver and OS of course. I wonder what is the interconnction and interaction among their. Thanks.

Aleksandar
03-03-2013, 02:02 PM
OpenGL is a graphics API. It is built in graphics driver, which is, of course, highly dependant on the operating system. There is a Mesa3D solution, but that's another story. :)

V-man
03-04-2013, 07:17 AM
Here is one explanation for Windows
http://www.opengl.org/wiki/FAQ#How_Does_It_Work_On_Windows.3F