What is OpenCL ICD loader?

What is OpenCL ICD loader?

The OpenCL ICD Loader Library allows applications to choose a platform from the list of installed platforms and dispatches OpenCL API calls to the underlying implementation. Source code for the ICD loader library is available in the Khronos registry.

What is the latest OpenCL version?


Original author(s) Apple Inc.
Stable release 3.0 / September 30, 2020
Written in C with C++ bindings
Operating system Android (vendor dependent), FreeBSD, Linux, macOS (via Pocl), Windows
Platform ARMv7, ARMv8, Cell, IA-32, Power, x86-64

What is an installable client driver?

OpenCL™ Installable Client Driver (OpenCL™ ICD) enables different OpenCL implementations to coexist in the same system. OpenCL ICD also enables applications to select between OpenCL implementations at run time.

What are OpenCL headers?

The OpenCL API headers in this repository are Unified headers and are designed to work with all released OpenCL versions. This differs from previous OpenCL API headers, where version-specific API headers either existed in separate branches, or in separate folders in a branch.

What is OpenCL used for?

OpenCL™ (Open Computing Language) is a low-level API for heterogeneous computing that runs on CUDA-powered GPUs. Using the OpenCL API, developers can launch compute kernels written using a limited subset of the C programming language on a GPU.

What is OCL ICD?

OpenCL ICD Bindings. OpenCL is a royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of modern processors found in personal computers, servers and handheld/embedded devices. This package provides an Installable Client Driver Bindings (ICD Bindings).

What is OpenCL DLL?

OpenCL is a system component, handled by your graphics card drivers. If there is a problem in the drivers, you may see this error message: “The code execution cannot proceed because OpenCL. dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.”

What is OCL ICD OpenCL Dev?

OpenCL (Open Computing Language) is a multivendor open standard for general-purpose parallel programming of heterogeneous systems that include CPUs, GPUs and other processors. This package provides the development files: headers and libraries.

What graphics cards support OpenCL?

All CPUs support OpenCL 1.2 only. NVIDIA: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, GeForce 8800 GT, GeForce 8800 GTS, GeForce 9400M, GeForce 9600M GT, GeForce GT 120, GeForce GT 130, ATI Radeon 4850, Radeon 4870, and likely more are supported.