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Error OpenGL
« on: October 08, 2018, 11:13:41 am »

Hi, I'm new in Pyrosim. I have the following opengl error.
How is it solved?
(I have Windows 7 x64 and old pc). Thanks!
Initializing OpenGL
   Smokeview is running on a system using OpenGL 1.1.0
   OpenGL 2.0 or later is required to use the GPU.
   GPU smoke shader not supported.
   GPU shader initialization failed
OpenGL initialization completed

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Re: Error OpenGL
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2018, 01:28:34 pm »

That message indicates that your graphics card hardware/driver is not compatible with some OpenGL features needed to offload certain calculations from the main CPU to the graphics card (GPU). In other words, the old pc has an old graphics card and it can't take advantage of some nice 3d visualization features.