Programming language: C++
License: MIT License
Tags: Graphics    
Latest version: v1.12.9

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OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce games and demos utilising 3D hardware. The class library abstracts all the details of using the underlying system libraries like Direct3D and OpenGL and provides an interface based on world objects and other intuitive classes.

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Index Of Contents

  • [What's New?](Docs/13-Notes.md) A summary of the new and altered features in this release.
  • Building the core OGRE libraries
    If you're using the full source release, this will help you build it. If you're using a precompiled SDK then most of the work has already been done for you, and you should use the sample projects to see how to compile your own code against OGRE.
  • The OGRE Manual
    A high-level guide to the major parts of the engine and script reference.
  • API Reference
    The full OGRE API documentation, as generated from the (heavily!) commented source.
  • The OGRE Tutorials
    A gold mine of tutorials, tips and code snippets which will help you get up to speed with the engine.

Try it


For an exhaustive list, see the features page and try our Sample Browser. For a quick overview see below

Integrated Bump Mapping Integrated shadows
[](Other/screenshots/bumpmap.jpg) [](Other/screenshots/shadows.jpg)
HW & SW skeletal animation Multi-layer Terrain
[](Other/screenshots/skeletal.jpg) [](Other/screenshots/terrain.jpg)
Automatic Rendertarget pipelining (Compositors) Volume Rendering with CSG & Triplanar Texturing
[](Other/screenshots/compositor.jpg) [](Other/screenshots/volume.jpg)
Dear ImGui Particle Effects
[](Other/screenshots/imgui.jpg) [](Other/screenshots/particle.jpg)

Who is using it?

Open Source

Closed Source


We welcome all contributions to OGRE, be that new plugins, bugfixes, extensions, tutorials, documentation, example applications, artwork or pretty much anything else! If you would like to contribute to the development of OGRE, please create a pull request.

Getting Support

Please use our community support forums if you need help or think you may have found a bug.


Please see the [full license documentation](Docs/License.md) for details.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Ogre 3D README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.