Software Bisque's latest software applications use OpenGL to display accelerated graphics (for smooth 2D and 3D animation, fast refreshes and image processing). For the best experience, make sure that your computer has the latest version of OpenGL installed.
Mac OS X
The latest version of OpenGL is included via OS X's Software Update feature. Click the Apple icon, then click the Software Update command to make sure your Mac is up to date.
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, All 32-bit and 64-bit Editions
The latest version of OpenGL is distributed as part of your computer's video driver (the video driver communicates with the computer's video display hardware). In order to obtain the latest version of OpenGL, you must install the latest video driver from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of your computer's video display adaptor.
Since video drivers are updated very frequently; chances are you don't have the latest driver installed right now. And, again a few months from now.
To Properly Update Your Windows Computer Video Driver (and OpenGL)
Windows Laptop, Notebook or Netbook Computers
Notebook and Netbook computers integrate video hardware (from third-party video hardware manufacturers) directly on the computer's motherboard. For these systems, the computer manufacturer develops and distributes the video driver, not the video hardware manufacturer.
Getting Started with OpenGL
Seeker, TheSkyX First Light Edition, TheSkyX Student Edition, TheSkyX Serious Astronomer Edition, TheSkyX Professional Edition, TheSkyX Theater Edition
SBKB, OpenGL, video drivers, download, latest, display adaptor
Last Reviewed: August 30, 2010
Daniel R. Bisque
Software Bisque, Inc.
862 Brickyard Circle
Golden, Colorado 80403-8058
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday GMT-7:00
Add Ons and Other Apps
TheSky for iOS
Camera Add On
TPoint Add On
Dome Add On
Paramount ME II
ME II Accessories
TheSkyX Installers and Updates
Search this site using Google
Ask Pre-Sales Questions
Register Your Serial Numbers
Enrich your astronomy experience at