AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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If you have a recent enough AMD card that can run Vulkan, you should no longer be using OpenGL on it. It frequently has problems (pretty much every other driver release) and will not work properly.

Any further AMD+OpenGL+Windows should go here -> Technical Issues
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Re: AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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Does this mean that OpenGL support is going to end? Or just bug reporting and troubleshooting for it for AMD users?
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Re: AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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If you are on AMD and use hardware that supports Vulkan, use that. Due to the constant driver issues we cannot fix any problems with these cards on OpenGL anymore.
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Re: AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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I totally understand and don't have any beef with the decision. It's just that for whatever reason, gzdoom runs way better with opengl than Vulcan on my computer. But so far I haven't encountered any issues with opengl, which is why I asked.
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Re: AMD (Windows) OpenGL is deprecated and will no longer be maintained

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Keep your driver version number for reference then - in case you ever have to reinstall.

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