(tested in Windows XP) Version: 2005-08
2. What is it?
This small demo program demonstrates
some special effects that make use of GPU programmability.
Each effect uses a vertex program that is directly executed on the
Although you will need a graphics card with programmable GPU, the
requirements still are not very high. A GeForce 3 should be sufficient.
The program has also been tested sucsessfully on a laptop with integrated graphics
hardware by Intel.
Here are some screenshots taken directly from the running program:
3. How to run
In fact, it should be sufficient to extract all files included in the archive.
Unfortunately, it seems that it is not allowed to redistribute the (freely available)
CG library, so this is the only library that is missing in the archive. You can
either download the files cg.dll and cgGL.dll (for Windows)
or libCgGL.so and libCg.so (for Linux) from the Nvidia Website.
Alternatively, simply write to
, then I will send the missing files to you.