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GameMaker Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to GameMaker for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 GameMaker and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GameMaker are Unity, GDevelop, Unreal Engine and LÖVE.

GameMaker alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be IDEs or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GameMaker.
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Game Maker is software program for Microsoft Windows meant to simplify computer game development.

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  1. NeoAxis 3D Engine icon

    NeoAxis 3D Engine

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    NeoAxis 3D Engine is positioned as a universal development framework for 3D projects.

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  2. Gamesalad icon

    Gamesalad

    • Mac
    • Windows

    GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system.

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  3. Stellar IDE icon

    Stellar IDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Stellar is an open-source program inspired in GameMaker for Pygame/Python development.

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    Discontinued

    The author has abandoned this project. No new commits since 2017.

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  4. Reality Factory 2 icon

    Reality Factory 2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Reality Factory 2 is a next-generation game authoring suite. It combines a flexible, fully scripted game development environment powered by Python with the Ogre3D engine, and supports all major desktop operating systems.

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    Discontinued

    Doesn't appear to have had any updates since 2010.

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  5. SmartShape icon

    SmartShape

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Your project’s smart 3D digital twin as a Service. SmartShape (formerly Minko) is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms.

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  6. QICI Engine icon

    QICI Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    QICI Engine is a free and opensource JavaScript library, based on free and opensource game engine Phaser, with a web-based comprehensive suite of HTML5 game making editor.

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    Discontinued

    The GitHub repository hasn't been updated since mid-2016.

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  7. Mokoi Gaming icon

    Mokoi Gaming

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mokoi Gaming is a Game Creation Tool. Mokoi Games are platform neutral, if a compatible player is available for OS or Device, you can play games with no troubles. We're also have projects to help with creating and sharing platform neutral games.

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    Discontinued

    Official website is unavailable.

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  8. JMonkeyEngine icon

    JMonkeyEngine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JMonkeyEngine3 it’s a free, open source game engine, made especially for Java game developers who want to create 3D games using modern technology. The software is programmed entirely in Java, intended for wide accessibility and quick deployment.

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  9. Roblox Studio icon

    Roblox Studio

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Roblox

    Create anything you can imagine with Roblox's free and immersive creation engine. Roblox Studio lets you create anything and release with one click to smartphones, tablets, desktops, consoles, and virtual reality devices.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingRoblox Studio supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  10. Angel2D icon

    Angel2D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • OpenGL

    A cross-platform 2D game prototyping framework based on OpenGL and C++.

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    Discontinued

    This project seem no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from Github.

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