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Ogre (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is an open-source 3D graphics rendering engine for making video games and interactive graphical applications. It provides tools for creating high-quality, visually compelling scenes with detailed lighting, shadows, mapping textures, and particle systems. OGRE uses C++ and can be extended through a flexible plugin system to incorporate features like physics simulation or network support. The engine focuses on ease of use while maintaining good performance on various platforms including Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android. It is widely used by developers who want to focus more on the game logic than re-inventing the wheel in terms of graphic rendering algorithms.