Alternatives to OpenGL for Windows with any license

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  • Vulkan icon

    Vulkan

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

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

  • Microsoft DirectX icon

    Microsoft DirectX

    Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on...

    Free Windows

  • Allegro icon

    Allegro

    Allegro 4 and Allegro 5 are cross-platform, libraries mainly aimed at video game and multimedia programming. They handle common, low-level tasks such as creating...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone

  • GDI icon

    GDI

    GDI++.dll is a replacement for the Windows default font rasterizer, which gives you a better font-smoothing capability, just like Mac OS X. Note: It runs as a...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Abandoned since 2006... : http://drwatson.nobody.jp/gdi /download-en.html
  • Mantle

    Mantle is a graphics API specification; the software component that makes it easy to apply programming techniques and optimizations written for consoles to PCs with...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Crystal Space icon

    Crystal Space

    Crystal Space is a mature, full-featured Software Development Kit (SDK) providing real-time 3D graphics for applications such as games and virtual reality. It is free...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Discontinued since July 2012 : http://www.crystalspace3d.org/main/Download
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