Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1467579
Switch to OpenGL2 backend
Last modified: 2017-07-04 05:39:08 EDT
For the current packages ParaView is still built with the legacy rendering backend (probably because the cmake configuration still defaults to this).
However, this backend receives little testing anymore from the upstream developers and the new OpenGL2 backend (requiring OpenGL 3.2+ drivers) is the default for the official ParaView builds since January 2016 .
Also, the OpenGL2 backend is significantly faster than the legacy rendering backend.
The new backend can be easily selected by setting:
Thanks for considering this request.