libglew1.9-dev – OpenGL Extension Wrangler - development environment

The OpenGL Extension Wrangler, GLEW for short, is a library that handles initialization of OpenGL extensions in a portable and simple way. Once the program initializes the library and checks the availability of extensions, it can safely call the entry points defined by the extension. Currently GLEW supports almost all the extensions found in the OpenGL extension registry (

This package contains the development documentation as well as the required header files.

Package availability chart
Distribution Base version Our version Architectures
Debian GNU/Linux 10.0 (buster) 2.1.0-4    
Debian GNU/Linux 11.0 (bullseye) 2.1.0-4    
Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 (stretch) 2.0.0-3 1.9.0-3~bnd1~nd70+1+nd90+1 i386, amd64
Debian testing (bookworm) 2.2.0-4    
Debian unstable (sid) 2.2.0-4 1.9.0-3~bnd1~nd+1 i386, amd64
Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” (xenial) 1.13.0-2    
Ubuntu 18.04 “Bionic Beaver” (bionic) 2.0.0-5    
Ubuntu 20.04 “Focal Fossa” (focal) 2.1.0-4    
Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” (impish) 2.1.0-4    
Ubuntu 22.04 “Jammy Jellyfish” (jammy) 2.2.0-4    


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