RenderMonkey Alternatives

    RenderMonkey is described as '™ Toolsuite | AMD Developer Central'. There are more than 10 alternatives to RenderMonkey for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Google Chrome, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Shadertoy, which is free. Other great apps like RenderMonkey are GSN Composer (Free), Shdr (Free, Open Source), The Book of Shaders (Free) and ShaderLab (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2021

    1. Shadertoy is the first application to allow developers all over the globe to push pixels from code to screen using WebGL since 2009.
    2. The GSN COMPOSER is a free web-based visual programming environment for online multimedia processing. Typical areas of usage are education, research, entertainment, special effects, or arts.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Shdr is an online ESSL (GLSL) shader editor, viewer and validator powered by WebGL.
    3. The Book of Shaders provides a gentle, step-by-step guide through the abstract and complex universe of Fragment Shaders. Besides scores of insightful illustrations, the site includes a very intuitive live-coding editor for users to easily see changes as they code.
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    4. ShaderLab is the WebGL2 GLSL Editor for the browser. Code your shaders right in your browser with a live view to progress in the background. Then share and garner feedback through comments and check out other creators.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Shader Frog lets you create visual effects by composing two or more shaders together, and tweaking their parameters. You can build a complex effect out of simple components. You can then export your shader for use in your THREE.js game or application.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Shadergif is a creative coding platform for Javascript and GLSL shaders.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Open source, live coding editor for WebGL.
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Shaderific is the mobile shader development tool for iOS. Get started with OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenGL ES 3.0 shader development on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch today.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Qt based, interactive GLSL fragment shader editor.
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