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    OpenGL is the premier environment for developing portable, interactive 2D and 3D graphics applications. Since its introduction in...

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    Vulkan is a new generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs used in a wide...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome OS Tizen OS ... SteamOS

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    Microsoft DirectX

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    Free Windows

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    Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile iPhone S60 ... BSD iPad Haiku

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    Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing games. Pygame adds functionality on top of the excellent SDL library.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone HP webOS ... Android Tablet iPad AmigaOS

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    WebGL is a cross-platform, royalty-free web standard for a low-level 3D graphics API based on OpenGL ES 2.0, exposed through the HTML5...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    SFML (Simple and Fast Multimedia Library) is a portable and easy-to-use API for multimedia programming.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Cross-platform windowing and multimedia library for Python.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Arianne is a multiplayer online games framework and engine to develop turn based and real time games. It provides a simple way of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    HGE is an easy to use yet powerful hardware accelerated 2D game engine. It is a full featured middleware for all who want to develop...

    Free Windows

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    SDL Game Engine

    A platform independent 2d game programming framework for c/c++ programmers with least possible dependencies for easy porting and with...

    Open Source Self-Hosted SDL C++

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    Crystal Space Discontinued

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