Open gl graphics Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: October 5, 2009 4:56 PM in Graphics & Displays Share p_kumar89 October 5, 2009 9:49:17 AM what is open gl graphics card and what are the use of this type of card? More about : open graphics amnotanoobie a b U Graphics card October 5, 2009 2:42:31 PM Open GL is not a graphics card, it encompasses a specification and an API. Just like DirectX. OpenGL API -Application programming interface Almost every graphics card today has support for Direct X and OpenGL, it is a question of what the hardware manufacturer has implemented. As not everyone is able to add all of the hardware functionality required. uncfan_2563 a b U Graphics card October 5, 2009 3:04:10 PM And for the second part of your question (this uses), its used by professional 3d (architecture programs etc...) applications a lot and by some games. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gamerk316 a b U Graphics card October 5, 2009 4:56:31 PM For example: Anything made by ID Software (Doom3) uses OpenGL, as does a lot of third party studios. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Graphics is a bliss: dx & open gl Forum Nvida Drivers has stopped Responding OPen GL error code 8 Forum Do AMD Cards have "terrible Open GL performance" compared to Nvidia? Forum Intel & Open GL Forum Open gl problem Forum DirectX vs. Open GL Forum OPEN GL gAMES @ 60hZ!!!!!!!!!!! Forum Open GL cards Forum Open GL cards vs Regular cards Forum Open GL Forum Open GL Forum No Open GL Support Forum D3D or Open GL ? Forum Please help me choosing a GFX Card Forum Is the 260gtx a good graphics card Forum Recommend a graphics card and memory Forum Graphics Performance Forum Workstation vs. Desktop Graphics Forum Laptop graphics 4650 vs 9600GSO Forum Graphics card upgrade question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !