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| A cross-platform image loading library with very wide support for image formats (including some HDR formats like OpenEXR).
 
| A cross-platform image loading library with very wide support for image formats (including some HDR formats like OpenEXR).
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| [http://www.lonesock.net/soil.html SOIL]
 
| A public-domain cross-platform image loader that's extremely small. It loads image files directly into OpenGL textures, with little room to control.
 
 
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| [[Tools/GLI|GLI]]
 
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Latest revision as of 22:11, 1 February 2021

These tools are for reading image file formats. Not all of them support loading directly into OpenGL Textures; some are pure image loaders.

Name Description
DevIL Supports many image formats for reading and writing. It supports several compilers and OSes (Win, Linux, Mac OSX). The library has a OpenGL-like syntax. It has not been updated recently.
FreeImage A cross-platform image loading library with very wide support for image formats (including some HDR formats like OpenEXR).
GLI A small cross-platform C++ image library able to load DDS textures (DDS9 and DDS10), compressed or uncompressed. It is licensed under the MIT license.
GLAUX Ancient .BMP loader. Never use this.