Intel® Rendering Toolkit: Intel® OSPRay System Requirements

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Updated 11/8/2023
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Introduction

System requirements for the Intel® OSPRay component of Intel® Rendering Toolkit

Version History

Date Toolkit Version Component Version Major Change Summary
November 2023 2024.0 3.0 Added GPU support (Beta level)
September 2023 2023.2.1 2.12.0 Library rebuild with 2023.2.2 Intel® oneAPI DPC++ Compiler. No other library change.
July 2023 2023.2.0 2.12.0 OIDN 2.0 and Embree 4.1.0 compatibility
May 2023 2023.1.1 2.11.0  No change
March 2023 2023.1 2.11.0 Bug fixes, Uses Embree 4.x (no dGPU targeting), ISPCRT dependency (Linux* req's OpenMP*)
December 2022 2023.0 2.10.0 No Change
September 2022 2022.3.1 2.10.0 No Change
September 2022 2022.3 2.10.0 Primitive, object, and insance ID buffers into fb. Adaptive accumulation per task. Face varying attributes.
April 2022 2022.2 2.9.0 Light updates, bug fixes, volume updates
December 2021 2022.1 2.8.0 Lights updates. Rolling shutter controls support. Quarternon motion blur updates.
September 2021 2021.4 2.7.0 Feature Updates
June 2021 2021.3 2.6.0 Feature Updates
March 2021 2021.2 2.5.0 Feature Updates
November 2020 2021.1 2.4.0 Gold

2024.0

Supported Operating Systems

NOTE: The following distributions are supported by most components. These OS distributions are tested by Intel or known to work; other distributions may or may not work and are not recommended. If you have questions, access the Intel Community Forums when you need assistance.  If you have Commercial Support, create a support ticket.

Linux* CPU Host

  • Ubuntu* LTS 22.04, 20.04
  • Rocky* Linux 9
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* (RHEL*) 8, 9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server* (SLES) 15 SP3, SP4, SP5
  • Fedora* 37, 38
  • Debian* 11
  • Amazon 2022
  • WSL 2

Linux* discrete GPU (Xe-HPG or Xe-HPC architectures and higher)

  • Ubuntu* LTS 22.04
    • Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics, Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* (RHEL*) 8.6
    • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* (RHEL*) 9.2
    • Intel® Data Center GPU MAX Series, Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server* (SLES) 15 SP5
    • Intel® Data Center GPU MAX Series

Updates to OS and driver support for discrete GPU are occurring rapidly. Please see https://dgpu-docs.intel.com/ for OS support updates. To target discrete GPU, a compatible discrete GPU device is currently required both at client program build-time and at run-time.

Windows* CPU

  • Windows* 10, 11
  • Windows* Server 2019, 2022
  • Using Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) in Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can install the native Linux distribution of Intel toolkits and libraries on Windows for CPU and GPU workflows: Details.

Windows* GPU

  • Windows* 10, 11
    • Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics
    • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series
    • Intel® processor graphics Gen12, Intel® Iris Xe MAX(codename DG1) devices are functional with Intel® Open Image Denoise.
  • Windows* Server 2019, 2022
    • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series Only
  • Using Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) in Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can install the native Linux distribution of Intel toolkits and libraries on Windows for CPU and GPU workflows: Details.

Windows Intel® Graphics Driver

To install the driver follow the directions in the article appropriate for your device

macOS* CPU Only

  • Intel® 64 based systems:
    • macOS* 13.0
  • Apple* M1 based systems:
    • Not part of toolkit distribution. Please use the github respositories for guidance on Apple* M1 builds.

Supported Target Hardware Platforms

The following platforms are supported by most software components.

NOTE: Intel® 64 hardware platforms must support at least Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions 4.2. Full software optimization is implemented for Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512. See ark.intel.com to search device capabilities.

  • Intel® 64 or compatible
    • Intel Atom® processors
    • Intel® Core™ processor family
    • Intel® Xeon® processor family
    • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family
  • ARM
    • Apple* M1 (See github standalone releases)
  • Xe-HPG or Xe-HPC architectures and higher (Intel Embree, Intel OIDN, Intel OSPRay, Intel Open VKL)
    • Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics
    • Intel® Data Center GPU MAX Series
    • Intel® Data Center GPU Flex Series
  • Xe-LP architectures, or Intel® Graphics Gen12 and higher (Intel OIDN library frame operation only)
  • Apple* M1 based systems:
    • Not part of toolkit distribution. Please use the github respositories for guidance on Apple* M1 builds.

Software Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Intel oneTBB version 2021.9 or higher (2021.11 installed automatically from toolkit)
  • Intel Embree version 4.3 or higher (included)
  • Intel rkcommon library version 1.12.0 (included)
  • Intel Open VKL version 2.0.0 (included)
  • Intel Open Image Denoise version 2.1 (included)
  • Optional: OpenGL* to run the example viewer
  • Linux* Only: Intel ISPC Runtime version 1.21.0 and its dependencies (included)
  • A C99 and C++11 capable compiler (C++17 or higher recommended)

Development Environment

Windows* OS:
  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2019 or higher is recommended

macOS*:

  • XCode* & XCode* command-line tools

2023.x

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