3D Without Boundaries
VirtualGL redirects 3D commands from a Unix/Linux OpenGL application onto a server-side GPU and converts the rendered 3D images into a video stream with which remote clients can interact to view and control the 3D application in real time.
The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library is a simple tool that helps C/C++ developers initialize extensions and write portable applications. GLEW currently supports a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Darwin, Irix, and Solaris.
FlightGear Flight Simulator: free open-source multiplatform flight sim
Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a worldwide group of volunteers, brought together by a shared ambition to create the most realistic flight simulator possible that is free to use, modify and distribute. FlightGear is used all over the world by desktop flight simulator enthusiasts, for research in universities and for interactive exhibits in museums. FlightGear features more than 400 aircraft, a worldwide scenery database, a multi-player environment, detailed sky modelling, a flexible and open aircraft modelling system, varied networking options, multiple display support, a powerful scripting language and an open architecture. Best of all, being open-source, the simulator is owned by the community and everyone is encouraged to contribute.
Open Source Solid Modeling CAD
BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform constructive solid geometry solid modeling system that includes an interactive geometry editor, ray-tracing for rendering & geometric analyses, network distributed framebuffer support, image & signal-processing tools.
3D game engine (more powerful redesign of the Cube engine) and FPS game
Real-time 3D visualization of space
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
The Pure Data (short Pd) project on SourceForge unifies the extensions (or externals) written for the Pure Data Graphical Computer Music System written by Miller Puckette with contributions from many others.
Tulip is an information visualization framework dedicated to the analysis and visualization of relational data. Tulip aims to provide the developer/user with a complete library/software, supporting the design of interactive information visualization
3D Engine c++
The Irrlicht Engine is an open source high performance realtime 3D engine written and usable in C++. It is completely cross-platform, using D3D, OpenGL and its own software renderers.
K-3D is the free (as in freedom) 3d modeling, animation, and rendering system.
for the latest release see either - https://github.com/OGRECave/ogre - https://bitbucket.org/sinbad/ogre/ An efficient, object-oriented hardware accelerated 3D engine. It abstracts the differences between APIs and platforms and allows scene-oriented coding through an easy to use object model. Adaptable to multiple scene types (indoor, outdoor, whatever)
GLScene is an OpenGL based 3D library for Delphi, C++Builder and Lazarus. It provides visual components and objects allowing description and rendering of 3D scenes in graphic applications.
GLC_Player is a OpenGL Open Source 3D viewer used to view 3d models (COLLADA, 3DXML, OBJ 3DS STL OFF COFF Format) and to navigate easily in these models.
OpenSG is a scenegraph system for realtime rendering. Besides good performance our goals are easy multithreading support, portability, and a very extendable system.
Structure Synth generates 3D structures by specifying a design grammar. Even simple systems may generate surprising and complex structures. Structure Synth offers a graphical environment with multiple tabs, syntax highlighting, and OpenGL preview.
Pixie is a photorealistic renderer that uses a RenderMan-like interface. Features include programmable shading, motion blur, depth of field, raytracing, scan-line rendering, occlusion culling, global illumination, caustics ...
3D game engine and multiplayer/singleplayer FPS game
delta3d is a robust simulation platform built using open standards and open source software. It features full toolchain development supporting a wide variety of free and commercial software.
CsGL is OpenGL for the .Net Framework, providing support for OpenGL 1.1 - 1.4 and numerous extensions.
Kokua is a V3 based open source metaverse viewer project.
Kokua is an open source metaverse viewer project based on the Second Life Viewer source. Disclaimer: This software is not provided or supported by Linden Lab, the makers of Second Life. The goal of Kokua is to greatly improve the usability of the Viewer through community involvement, thoughtful design, modern development methods, and a pro-change atmosphere.
An open source application to load and visualize Cal3d files
This project is about an open source application to load and visualize Cal3d files in real time using OpenGL. For more advanced application, please download Vanda Engine: http://sourceforge.net/projects/vandaengine/ I accept Bitcoin donations as well. Please donate to: 1F9EQfFZADDdJ35SQfvMfruRZQuXqTwPzy Thanks
Real-time 3D viewer for LDraw LEGO models with OpenGL acceleration.
LDView is a 3D viewer for LDraw LEGO models with a focus on quality rendering with good performance. It also contains many features geared specifically toward LDraw part authoring.
QuteScoop is a platform-independent status indicator for VATSIM. It's available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Realtime 3D engine for game development
The SoftPixel Engine is an OpenSource high level realtime 3D engine for C++ (GNU C++ & VisualC++). It supports Direct3D11, Direct3D9, OpenGL 1.1 - 4.1, OpenGL|ES 1.1 and OpenGL|ES 2.0 and runs on Windows, Linux, Android and iOS.
Space Invaders OpenGL is a 2D/3D clone of Space Invaders developed with the OpenGL API. The host language is C/C++, and the OS platform Windows. For Windows Vista/Seven, the program must be "Run as administrator". I'll do a fix if I have time. Thanks.