GLEW 1.9.0 Available OpenGL 4.3 Support



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GLEW (OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library), the popular OpenGL extensions manager is available in version 1.9.0. This new version adds the support of OpenGL 4.3 and comes with the following new extensions:

  • GL_ARB_ES3_compatibility
  • GL_ARB_clear_buffer_object
  • GL_ARB_compute_shader
  • GL_ARB_copy_image
  • GL_ARB_explicit_uniform_location
  • GL_ARB_fragment_layer_viewport
  • GL_ARB_framebuffer_no_attachments
  • GL_ARB_internalformat_query2
  • GL_ARB_multi_draw_indirect
  • GL_ARB_program_interface_query
  • GL_ARB_robust_buffer_access_behavior
  • GL_ARB_robustness_application_isolation
  • GL_ARB_robustness_share_group_isolation
  • GL_ARB_shader_image_size
  • GL_ARB_shader_storage_buffer_object
  • GL_ARB_stencil_texturing
  • GL_ARB_texture_buffer_range
  • GL_ARB_texture_query_levels
  • GL_ARB_texture_storage_multisample
  • GL_ARB_texture_view
  • GL_ARB_vertex_attrib_binding
  • GL_EXT_debug_marker
  • GL_KHR_debug
  • GL_REGAL_error_string
  • GL_REGAL_extension_query
  • GL_REGAL_log
  • GLX_ARB_robustness_application_isolation
  • GLX_ARB_robustness_share_group_isolation
  • GLX_EXT_create_context_es_profile
  • WGL_EXT_create_context_es_profile



GLEW 1.9.0 comes also with a change related to GLU library:

Not using GLU library for Makefile builds.



You can download the latest version of GLEW from THIS PAGE.

If you plan to use GLEW with an OpenGL 3 or 4 core profile, don’t forget to read these posts before:



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