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[Tutorial] How To Load and Display an Image with DevIL and OpenGL

DevIL Image Library

DevIL song:
“la la la, a cross-platform image library utilizing a
simple syntax to load, save, convert, manipulate, filter and display
a variety of images with ease, la la la”

DevIL Tutorial


As I promised in this post here is a tutorial about DevIL. This tutorial shows one way to load an image file and use it as a texture in OpenGL. We’ll use DevIL 1.7.5.

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DevIL 1.7.1

DevIL (also called OpenIL) seems to re-birth after almost two years of silence. DevIL is back in a new version 1.7.1. Developer’s Image Library (DevIL) is a cross-platform image library utilizing a simple syntax to load, save, convert, manipulate, filter and display a variety of images with ease.

More information here: DevIL’s homepage


As soon as possible I’ll publish a VS2005 C++ project with OpenGL and DevIL. Stay tuned…