The Open Scene Graph examples below were originally developed for the 2008 Workshop on Scientific Visualization by Erik Brisson (

Example Files

Examples directory list.

Tar file of examples if you wish to dowload the entire set.

Using the examples

After you have downloaded and uncompressed the examples, go to the “materials” directory and follow the instructions below.

You can download binaries, look at online documentation, etc, at the OpenScenGraph website

On an SCF Linux machine ...

To make the examples

% cd src
% make all

To run osganimate

% run_osg osganimate

To run simple_viewer

% run_osg simple_viewer sph.obj

To run the supplied osgviewer

% run_osg osgviewer sph.obj