The Oculus SDK is the official SDK for the Oculus Rift.
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Developer
Oculus VR
Platforms
MS Windows
OS X
Linux
First release
March 2013 (0.1.3)
Release date
0.7.0.0
License
Oculus SDK Software License
Status
Beta

Description


Features

Linux support has been added in the 0.2.3 version of the SDK [1]

Direct mode

https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=145325#p145325
It hides the display from the OS and drives it independently. It captures the swap buffers created by the application and sends them to the Rift for scan out.

APIs

DirectX 11
OpenGL
DirectX 9
DirectX 9 (DX9) Will be Deprecated Starting with Next SDK

Tips & tricks

Correct Way To Detect The Hardware : https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=1648
Lessons to learn from Oculus development team when using the “Modern C++” approach

Demos

OculusRoomTiny
OculusWorldDemo
Oculus Unity Tuscany Demo

Utilities

OculusConfigurationUtility

Media



In the media


Relevant forum threads


References

  1. ^ Oculus Rift SDK 0.2.3 released: persistent player profiles, IPD tool included. at Reddit

External links

Official website
Oculus Developer Forums