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The Cg language makes it possible for you to control the shape, appearance, and motion of objects drawn using programmable graphics hardware. It marries programmatic control of these attributes with the incredible speed and capabilities of today's graphics processors. Never before have computer graphics practitioners, whether artists or programmers, had so much control over the real-time images they generate.

Cg provides developers with a complete programming platform that is easy to use and enables the fast creation of special effects and real-time cinematic-quality experiences on multiple platforms. By providing a new level of abstraction, Cg removes the need for developers to program directly to the graphics hardware assembly language, and thereby more easily target OpenGL, DirectX, Windows, Linux, Macintosh OS X, and console platforms such as the Xbox. Cg was developed in close collaboration with Microsoft Corporation and is compatible with both the OpenGL API and Microsoft's High-Level Shading Language (HLSL) for DirectX 9.0.

Cg stands for "C for graphics." The C programming language is a popular, general-purpose language invented in the 1970s. Because of its popularity and clean design, C provided the basis for several subsequent programming languages. For example, C++ and Java base their syntax and structure largely on C. The Cg language bases itself on C as well. If you are familiar with C or one of the many languages derived from C, then Cg will be easy to learn.

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Cg pictureCg works with the following file extensions:

Note: You can click on any file extension link from the list below, to view its detailed information. The list of extensions used or otherwise associated with the application may not be complete, because many common file extensions on our website, such as jpg (pictures) or txt (text files), can be opened by a large number of applications, or are too general file format. However most, if not all directly associated file extensions should be listed with its appropriate program. Although its likely, that some file extensions may be missing from the list of associated file extensions with the application, yet they can be opened, be part of, or otherwise be associated with the program.

Cg default file extension associations

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Comparison table of actions that Cg can perform with each of its associated file type beta

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