raylib Alternatives

    raylib is described as 'game development library highly inspired by Borland BGI graphics lib and by XNA framework. Made as a simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy game programming' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to raylib for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is LÖVE, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like raylib are Ren'Py (Free, Open Source), SDL (Free, Open Source), Phaser (Free, Open Source) and MonoGame (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021

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      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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      Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer.
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      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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      Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.
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    1. 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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      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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      Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.
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      Cross-platform 2D game engine in C++.
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    2. FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types, inline assembly, object orientation, and many others.
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      Oxygine is completely free and open source (MIT license) 2D game engine, available on GitHub. It is written in C++ and runs on MacOSX, iOS, Android, Windows and Linux.
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