Metal Alternatives

    Metal is described as 'provides near-direct access to the graphics processing unit (GPU), enabling you to maximize the graphics and compute potential of your apps on iOS, macOS, and tvOS' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Metal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is OpenGL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Metal are Vulkan (Free, Open Source), WebGL (Free, Open Source), SDL (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft DirectX (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 22, 2020