JavaFIBS Alternatives

    JavaFIBS is described as 'graphical interface to play on FIBS (First Internet Backgammon Server) from a multitude of different platforms such as Windows, MacOS, Linux, Solaris, AIX, and OS/2'. There are more than 10 alternatives to JavaFIBS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is GNU Backgammon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JavaFIBS are BGLightCE (Free, Open Source), NetGammon (Free), BGBlitz (Freemium) and DJ-backgammon (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 8, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GNU Backgammon (gnubg) is for playing and analysing backgammon positions, games and matches. It's based on a neural network. In the past twelve months it has made enormous progress. It currently plays at about the level of a championship flight tournament player.

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      BGLightCE is a free open source backgammon for Windows Mobile or Pocket PC, based on Gnu Backgammon. It features the strongest backgammon opponent available for the Pocket PC (as far as I am aware!).


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The online backgammon club. With NetGammon, meet, chat and play with hundreds of players from all over the world. Over 20000 players from 150 countries have already registered. There is always someone to play with you, 24 hours a day.

      Discontinued

      See notice on website: http://www.netgammon.com/

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java Mobile
      BGBlitz is a strong neural net based computer player for Windows, Mac and Linux. BGBlitz, the Swiss army knife of Backgammon currently has the following "blades": Play Backgammon against a world class opponent or play over a network.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DJ-backgammon is a graphical, easy to use backgammon game. You can play against the computer or across the network. There is also a general server that allows an arbitrary number of connections. Works on Linux and Windows. A Breton translation is also available.


    1. Absolute Backgammon is the best backgammon game created for the Mac. It has 5 skill levels for all levels of play and about any option/feature you could think of.
    2. Backgammon built for KDE that supports local and FIBS online multiplayer.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Pasha Backgammon is a professional online backgammon application allows you to play online backgammon online. You may join to the online backgammon rooms in different categories or you may open special rooms by setting chip amounts.
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    3. ClassicGames: Backgammon is the best way to play backgammon online in a web browser.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Play a single-player game of Backgammon in your browser.
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