Thread: OpenGL and Windows XP

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    OpenGL and Windows XP

    Is it possible to develop and run OpenGL programs in Windows XP? I only ask since in the MSDN reference section under OpenGL they never mention XP, only 95/98, NT and 2000.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Even death may die... Dante Shamest's Avatar
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    Yes, OpenGL runs on XP.

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    Default video drivers XP installs don't support OpenGL*, but the OS itself does.

    *My version is an early version they might have changed this in later releases.
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    no, as far as i know its still the same XP doesn't support GL in HW, you have to download drivers from the cards vendor, then it will work in HW
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    Just thought i'd help. The side bar says it does support it. check it out

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    It works fine for me.
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