Video modes

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Active Worlds 4.1 in English Active Worlds 4.1 in French

• Choosing your video mode

To access the video configuration, click "Options/Preferences" and find the "Video" tab.

Preferences Active Worlds

Video mode D3D Open GL, software and T&L

The rendering and fluency of your display depends for the most part on the performances of each computer. These performances and videocard compatibility give access or not to the different video modes.
We can not advise any setting in particular.
Only check "Hardware T&L" (Transform and Lighting) if your videocard supports this function.
Try the Direct3D - DirectX mode, the OpenGL mode and the Software mode and keep the setting which works best for you.

To find out if your videocard is compatible with the program, you can visit the following website :

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