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.
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.
the virtual reality authoring toolkit that was created for artists
Jahshaka is bringing you the future of immersive digital content creation. It combines a virtual desktop with a powerful asset management system and a immersive 3d content creation engine with full VR support. Jahshaka is free software, developed as an open source project and is designed to run on Windows, OsX and Linux.
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.
PyMOL is an OpenGL based molecular visualization system
PyMOL is a Python-enhanced molecular graphics tool. It excels at 3D visualization of proteins, small molecules, density, surfaces, and trajectories. It also includes molecular editing, ray tracing, and movies. Open Source PyMOL is free to everyone!
GLUI is a GLUT-based C++ user interface library which provides controls such as buttons, checkboxes, radio buttons, and spinners to OpenGL applications. It is window-system independent, using GLUT or FreeGLUT.
A multi-platform collection of C++ software libraries for Computer Vision and Image Understanding.
Ayam is a free 3D modelling environment for the RenderMan interface.
Earth orbits and coverage display in 3D on your laptop.
SaVi - simulate Iridium, Globalstar, O3b, Sirius Radio, GPS, Galileo and other satellite constellations, modify them, or design your own. Uses Tcl/Tk and Unix libraries; 3D viewing option requires Geomview running on X Window.
GEM (Graphics Environment for Multimedia) is a library to be used with Miller Puckette's Max-like realtime-computermusic-software "Pure Data" (Pd), which allows to draw and control openGL- and pixel-graphics (like video) in realtime from within Pd.
Tools to process and visualize scientific data and images
Teem is a set of ANSI C libraries for manipulation, measurement, and visualization of structured scientific data. Includes N-dimensional image I/O and processing, volume rendering, diffusion tensor processing, ray tracing, PostScript rendering, and more.
C++ class library for programming interactive 3D graphics with OpenGL
OpenSG is a scenegraph system for realtime rendering. Besides good performance our goals are easy multithreading support, portability, and a very extendable system.
Viewstl is an open source way to view Stereo Lithography Files as shaded on-screen images. Ascii STL files and dynamic rotation, scaling, and panning are currently supported. Written in C using OpenGL, GLU and GLUT.
GGI stands for "General Graphics Interface", and it is a project that aims to develop a reliable, stable and fast graphics system that works everywhere. We want to allow any program using GGI to run on any platform requiring at most a recompile.
2D/3D Scene Graph rendering engine for Linux/Unix/Win32 layered atop OpenGL. Supports stereoscopy, volume rendering, 2D/3D texture mapping, picking, LOD and view-dependent operations, cross-platform text, constant-rate rendering and image-based data.
SLFFEA stands for San Le's Free Finite Element Analysis. It is a package of scientific software and graphical user interfaces for use in finite element analysis. It is written in ANSI C by San Le and distributed under the terms of the GNU license.
A C and C++ Library + a compiler to create Adobe Flash SWF movies up to version 9 (v1.8.1). Supports nearly all the tags, includes an ActionScript compiler. Detailed docs and other tools: convert fonts to Flash, decompile Flash, jpg2swf. LASTEST IS 1.8.4
The Vision Egg produces 2D and 3D visual stimuli on commodity (or workstation) video cards using hardware-accelerated OpenGL. It is built for precise timing, precise color and luminance specification, and real-time control of graphics.
FFFF is the fastest Win32/OSX/Linux/IRIX Mandelbrot generator. Features OpenGL, realtime zoom, SSE/AltiVec QuadPixel, SSE2/3DNow! DualPixel calc, FPU per pixel calc, GPU asm (Fragment/Vertex) calc, multiprocessor support, and benchmarking. Opt asm code!
GLText is a font rendering library for OpenGL applications usable from C++ applications. It uses FreeType to read and render high quality TrueType fonts with a minimal footprint.
High quality volume graphics on consumer PC hardware. This GPL project is a graphics application for the visualization of 3D volume data on uniform rectilinear grid, as they arise from tomographic measurement or numerical simulation in computational scie
RawKee: an Open Source X3D File Format Plug-in for Alias' Maya 3D Authoring Software.
TerraVision is a real-time multi-threaded 3D terrain visualization system. It can browse massive terrain and other data sets that are streamed over the Web. It also supports overlaying rich 3D models on the terrain to represent buildings, icons, etc.