Alternatives to GLFW for all platforms with any license

  • WebGL

    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 Canvas element as Document Object...

    Free Open Source Web

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  • SDL

    Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL, and 2D...

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

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  • Microsoft DirectX

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

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    Free Windows

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  • LibGDX

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone

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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 focus on easy API calls and the...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted SDL C++

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  • WADE

    The easiest 2D and isometric HTML5 engine to make amazing web games and apps. Free and open source.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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