View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. What Is
August 22, 2016updated 23 Jan 2017 4:56pm

What is OpenGL?

OpenGPL interacts with the graphics processor in hardware.

By Vinod

Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) is a an open graphics standard for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.

It is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) which is used to interact with a graphics processing unit (GPU) to render through hardware.

It is used for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.

It is used widely in computer-aided design, virtual reality, visualisation, simulation and video games.

Content from our partners
Scan and deliver
GenAI cybersecurity: "A super-human analyst, with a brain the size of a planet."
Cloud, AI, and cyber security – highlights from DTX Manchester

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.