JUCE Alternatives

    JUCE is described as 'has hundreds of classes covering a vast range of tasks from high-level user-interface handling right down to low-level collections, networking, strings, etc' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to JUCE for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Qt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JUCE are Qt Creator (Free, Open Source), GTK+ (Free, Open Source), wxWidgets (Free, Open Source) and Avalonia (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      RtAudio is a set of C++ classes that provide a common API for realtime audio input/output across Linux, Macintosh OS-X and Windows operating systems. RtAudio significantly simplifies the process of interacting with computer audio hardware.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Nana C++ Library takes aim at easy-to-use and portable library, it provides a GUI framework and threads for easy programming with modern C++ methods, such as traits, metaprogramming and other template technologies. http://sourceforge.net/p/nanapro/blog
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      The FOX toolkit is an open source, cross-platform widget toolkit, that is, a library of basic elements for building a graphical user interface (GUI).
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    2. Crazy Eddie's GUI (CEGUI) system is a graphical user interface C++ library. It was designed particularly for the needs of video games, but the library is usable for non-game tasks, such as applications and tools.
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    3. Photon Micro GUI is a modern C++ (esp. C++14 and C++17) UI library. Featuring resolution independence and HDPI support, with modularity as another focal point, the library is made for general purpose use while also covering everything needed for audio plugin development.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
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      KFR is built for developers who need a powerful toolkit for audio and DSP applications. The framework is packed with ready-to-use C++ classes and functions for various DSP tasks from high-quality filtering to small helpers to improve development speed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      Light­weight and mod­u­lar C++11/C++14 graph­ics mid­dle­ware for games and da­ta vi­su­al­iza­tion.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      AudioKit is the leading open-source audio framework. It powers millions of app installs. AudioKit allows developers to quickly add professional audio functionality to iOS, macOS, and Apple Watch apps.
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