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Element 3D 2.2 (After Effects CC 2015) doesn't work with AMD Crimson 16.X (Failed to initialize OpenGL)

Question asked by hexeno on Mar 23, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 30, 2017 by kingfish

So I had no issues with AMD and Element 3D or OpenGL until 16.1, every driver before that works, but with 16.1.1, 16.2 and 16.3 I get this error while trying to use Element 3D.


"Element failed to initialize OpenGL.

Please ensure your GPU drivers are up to date, and that your GPU is compatible."


Element info tells me:
"GPU Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc.

GPU: AMD Radeon (TM) R9 390 Series

GPU Driver: 16.150.2111.0


GPU Code: 101"


Basically Element doesn't recognize the GPU with the new drivers.