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OpenSceneGraph 3.2.1 stable release provides a number of bug and build fixes to the 3.2.0 stable release
PERTHSHIRE, Scotland - 4th July 2014 - OpenSceneGraph Professional Services announces the release of OpenSceneGraph 3.2.1, the industry's leading open-source scene graph technology, designed to accelerate application development and improve 3D graphics performance. OpenSceneGraph 3.2.1 written entirely in Standard C++ and built upon OpenGL, offers developers working in the visual simulation, game development, virtual reality, scientific visualization and modeling markets - a real-time visualization tool which eclipses commercial scene graph toolkits in functionality, stability and performance. OpenSceneGraph 3.2.1 runs on all Microsoft Windows platforms, Apple OS/X, IOS, GNU/Linux, Android, IRIX, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and FreeBSD operating systems.
Open-source development delivers industry-leading features and performance
The OpenSceneGraph 3.2.1 stable release is the culmination of 15 years of work by the open-source community that has grown up around the project. This point release is fully binary compatible with the 3.2.0 stable release. The changes made are focused on addressing bugs and improving build support for latest compilers, OS updates and 3rd changes to Party Libraries.
Downloads and Licensing
OpenSceneGraph is open-source, so full source code is provided, and can be copied, modified and used free of charge for commercial and non-commercial use. Access to the source allows end users greater flexibility in how they develop, debug and deploy their applications. They gain productivity and freedom by being able to leverage the tool chain in accordance with their own release cycles. Downloads of binaries and source can be found in the Downloads section of the openscenegraph.org website.
OpenSceneGraph is released under the OpenSceneGraph Public License, which is based on the Lesser GNU Public License (LGPL), permitting the software to be used free of charge across the full spectrum of commercial and open-source applications. Furthermore, it allows both static and dynamic linking of the OpenSceneGraph libraries without restricting the licensing of the user's software.
Professional support and services
OpenSceneGraph project is backed up with professional services by [http://www.openscenegraph.com OpenSceneGraph Professional Services], based in Scotland, and [http://www.skew-matrix.com Skew-Matrix] and [http://www.alphapixel.com AlphaPixel] both based in the USA, and a range of [wiki:Community/Contractors Contractors] from around the world. Services available include:
- Confidential Professional Support
- Bespoke development
Community support and contributions
The diverse and growing community of over 5000 developers is centred around the public osg-users mailing list/forum, where members discuss how best to use OpenSceneGraph, provide mutual support, and coordinate development of new features and bug fixes. Members of this community come from many different countries with backgrounds ranging from some of the world's largest aerospace companies, game companies, and visual simulation specialists to university researchers, students and hobbyists.
The OpenSceneGraph project owes a great deal to the community for its development and support, in particular we wish to thank the individuals from around the world that have directly contributed to the development and refinement of the OpenSceneGraph code base.