LuxMark is OpenCL benchmark based on LuxCore, the new LuxRender (
v2.x API. You can find more information about LuxMark at


LuxCore is the new LuxRender v2.x C++ and Python API. It is released under Apache Public License v2.0
and can be freely used in open source and commercial applications. You can find more
information about the API at


LuxRender is now part of the Software Freedom Conservancy (, which allows us to receive
donations to foster the development and cover the expenses of the LuxRender project.
For each donation you'll do, a small amount will go to the Conservancy so that it can
benefit all the member projects, and the rest will be made available to LuxRender.
In the United States, you can benefit from tax deductions according to the
Conservancy 501(c)(3) not for profit organization status.

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See AUTHORS.txt file.


A special thanks goes to:

- Alain "Chiaroscuro" Ducharme for Blender 2.5 exporter and several scenes provided;
- Sladjan "lom" Ristic for several scenes provided;
- Riku "rikb" Walve for source patches;
- David "livuxman" Rodr�guez for source patches;
- Daniel "ZanQdo" Salazar ( for Sala scene and Michael "neo2068" Klemm for SLG2 adaptation;
- Mourelas Konstantinos "Moure" ( for Room Scene;
- Nate Robins for glut32.dll;
- Diego Nehab for PLY reading/writing library;
- and for HDR maps;
- for Cornell Blender scene;
- libPNG authors;
- zlib authors (not used anymore);
- OpenEXR authors (not used anymore);
- FreeImage open source image library. See for details;
- Tomas Davidovic ( and for SmallVCM, an endless source of hints

This software is released under GPL License (see COPYING.txt file).