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Construct 2 Alternatives for Mac

Construct 2 is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Construct 2 and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Construct 2 are GDevelop, Scratch, Wick Editor and RPG Maker.

Construct 2 alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be IDEs or Animation Makers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Construct 2.
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  1. Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGodot Engine consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableGodot Engine can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Godot Engine, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerGodot Engine offers a game mode for more than one player.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingGodot Engine supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Construct 2 does not require any proggraming to use, GODOT requires that you learn a proggraming language.

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  2. GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone. Any kind of 2D games can be created with it and no programming skills are required to get started. Logic of games are made using visual events.

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    Almost everyone thinks GDevelop is a great alternative to Construct 2.

    Using a very similar event system as Construct 2. It is HTML5 based like Construct 2. Can export directly to mobile and desktop like Construct 3 It got a version that runs in the browser that we can use even on Chrome OS. It got a desktop version that runs on Windows, Linux and Mac. It got a great, welcoming community, best place for complete beginners. Completely free and open-source.

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    User Interface is similar to Construct 2

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    with gdevelop we can make 2d makes without writing a single line of code thanks to the events editor

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  3. Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.

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  4. The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersWick Editor supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Onion skinningWick Editor allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    ⚫︎ Automated TweeningWick Editor can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Wick Editor, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  5. The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation.

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    Defold Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux

    The completely free and open-source game engine Defold solves the technical issues we all have in common when making games. That way, you can focus on being creative and building a great game.

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    ENIGMA - LateralGM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker.

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    RPG Paper Maker

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    RPG Paper Maker is a free game maker engine including a 3D universe with many 2D sprites and some simplified 3D objects. Pretty close to the RPG Maker series, RPG Paper Maker finally give a way to create RPGs in a totally 3D universe as easy as it is in 2D!

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    Bevy Game Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust. Free and Open Source Forever!

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    Stencyl

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Stencyl isn't your average game creation software; it's a gorgeous, intuitive toolset that accelerates your workflow and then gets out of the way. We take care of the essentials, so you can focus on what's important - making your game yours.

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