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 (Free Personal), GDevelop (Free, Open Source), Unreal Engine (Freemium) and Scratch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2020

      • 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.

      Discontinued

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

      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Novashell is a high-level 2D game maker that tries to handle all the hard work behind the scenes allowing you to whip up sweet games using path finding, dialog, persistent dynamically sized maps with construction/deconstruction, save anywhere, and especially features that...

      Discontinued

      Official website doesn't show any releases since 2011.

      show more


      • 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. QICI Engine is made up of three parts: QICI Core, QICI Widget and QICI Editor.

      Discontinued

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

      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can be used virtually on any platform. Maratis is Free and Open-source.
      show more
      • 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.


      • 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.
      • 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.

      Discontinued

      Official website is unavailable.

      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • OpenGL
      A cross-platform 2D game prototyping framework based on OpenGL and C++.

      Discontinued

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

      No screenshots yet
    1. Start making your own multi-platform video games right NOW, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Stellar is an open-source program inspired in GameMaker for Pygame/Python development. The goal is to have a program to design your own games using easy-to-learn drag-and-drop actions and different easy tools for beginners.

      Discontinued

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

      show more
    Showing 30 of 32 alternatives