Oculus VR the creators and developers of the awesome Oculus Rift virtual reality headset which was recently purchased by Facebook for $2 billion, have this week rolled out a new version of its SDK which brings with it support for Apple’s Mac OS X operating system.
The latest Oculus Rift SDK update in the form of SDK 0.4.1 has added Mac OS X support as well as providing Mac users access to the Oculus Runtime and Unity Tuscany Demo.
Together with a Unreal Engine 4 integration patch that supports the Oculus 0.4 SDK and Runtime for developers to download. However Oculus VR has not announced any news about when a Linux supported version of the Oculus Rift SDK will be made available.
In addition to the rollout of the latest SDK 0.4.1 update the company has also removed the SSE4.1 requirement that caused issues for certain AMD processes. As well as added a Pause Service” option to the Oculus Configuration Utility.
This new pause feature enables users of the DK2 to work with applications built using Oculus SDK 0.3.x the version that were released prior to the mass rollout and distribution of the Oculus Rift DK2 hardware. For more information on the new Oculus Rift SDK update and download links jump over to the Oculus Rift Developer website for details.
Source: Road to VR
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