Friday, February 10, 2006

XGL: Compiz Released (+new video)

David Reveman rocks!

Compiz Window Manager Released | Linux Edge: "Compiz, the OpenGL window/composite manager, has been released following David Reveman's talk at XDevconf yesterday. [Slides]

'Compiz is an OpenGL compositing manager that use GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap for binding redirected top-level windows to texture objects. It has a flexible plug-in system and it is designed to run well on most graphics hardware.'

Also, a new video demonstrating Compiz on XGL is now online. The video displays numerous previously unseen effects such as 3D objects on the desktop and animated backgrounds.

HOT: Check this new video: new XGL Video (Duration: 11:43)"