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LibGDX Alternatives

LibGDX is described as 'Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to LibGDX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LibGDX are LÖVE, GameMaker: Studio, Bevy Game Engine and SDL.

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

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  1. Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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    Godot is free, open source and very cross-platform. It's already more than you need.

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  2. LÖVE icon

    LÖVE

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • FreeBSD

    Hi there! LÖVE is an awesome framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It's free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.

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    GameMaker: Studio

    • Windows

    Continuing the legacy of Mark Overmars' Animo and Game Maker, GameMaker: Studio is a proprietary game-creation system which can export to multiple platforms including Windows, HTML5, Linux, iOS, Mac and Android.

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  4. Bevy Game Engine icon

    Bevy Game Engine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A refreshingly simple data-driven game engine built in Rust. Free and Open Source Forever!

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    SDL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Haiku

    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 video framebuffer.

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    MonoGame

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. The spiritual successor to XNA with 1000's of titles shipped across desktop, mobile, and console platforms. MonoGame is a fully managed .NET open source game framework without any black boxes.

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    Duality is a modular 2D game engine / editor combo, written entirely in C# and built on top of an OpenGL backend.

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    nCine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Emscripten

    nCine is a cross-platform 2D game engine in C++ for fast and performant game development.

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    Allegro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone

    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 windows, accepting user input, loading data, drawing images, playing sounds, etc.

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    AppGameKit Classic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    • HTML

    AppGameKit is a simple cross platform game development tool that runs on Windows, Linux, MacOS and Raspberry Pi. A version to run on Android and iOS is also available.

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