[Development] Qt and Metal

Eike Ziller Eike.Ziller at qt.io
Tue Apr 9 13:58:08 CEST 2019

> On 9. Apr 2019, at 13:32, Pouya Shahinfar <pswinpo at gmail.com> wrote:
> As you might know, OpenGL and OpenGL ES are deprecated in Apple platforms, and as far as I know, Qt uses them for rendering. I also use GLSL shaders in my Apps. What will happen to Qt, If Apple discontinues supporting OpenGL and OpenGL ES?
> I also heard that Qt is adding support of Metal:
> https://forum.qt.io/topic/91357/apple-deprecating-opengl-what-does-this-mean-for-qt
> What will happen to shaders? Do we need to write them from scratch in our apps (only for Apple apps?)

Hi, you might want to have a look at

Br, Eike

> In which stage the development of Qt for Metal is? (I mean, could we rely on it for developing apps?)
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