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The OpenSceneGraph Support has numerous resources to help you learn about 3D graphics and in particular using OpenSceneGraph. This Support page is the main index for these resources. Over time we will be adding more resources and writing more in depth and focused programming and reference guides. Help from the community is greatly appreciated.

OpenSceneGraph Books!

Skew-Matrix and Blue-Newt software have joined forces to develop a series of OpenSceneGraph books, the first two books in the series - The Quick Start Guide and OpenSceneGraph Reference Manual - can now be purchased from their website

Introductory documents

  • Getting Started - introduction into the basics of downloading, compiling installing, running the examples, and writing your first OpenSceneGraph applications.
  • Platform Specifics - documents on platform specific information such compilation guides.
  • Tutorials - tutorials and examples of how to use OpenSceneGraph

User, Programming and Reference Guides

OpenSceneGraph Releases

Latest Development work

Questions and Answers

Papers and presentations

General information

  • Contributors - list of contribitors to the development of the OpenSceneGraph software.
  • Plans - outline of the near term to long term furture plans for the OpenSceneGraph project.
  • History - a brief history of the OpenSceneGraph project.
  • Legal - information on licensing, and other legal topics.
  • Software Patents - know and understand the issues.
  • Software Patents Europe - the EU Software Patents Directive.
  • Knowledge Base - background reading on scene graphs, real-time graphics and OpenSceneGraph
  • TracGuide Documentation - information on editing this website.