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Scratch Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Scratch for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Scratch and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Scratch are GDevelop, RPG Maker, ENIGMA - LateralGM and Urho3D.

Scratch alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Code Learning Services or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Scratch.
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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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  2. GDevelop is an open-source game making software designed to be used by everyone. Any kind of 2D games can be created with it and no programming skills are required to get started. Logic of games are made using visual events.

    Events to build the logic of a game
    GDevelop vs Scratch opinions
    Some users think GDevelop is a great alternative to Scratch, some don't.

    Not only does G-develop allow you to do all sorts of exports, but also is very easy to use, and is free! one of the best engines in my opinion.

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  3. The RPG Maker software series is a set of game creation suites aimed at easy 2D role playing game creation.

    RPG Maker VX Ace
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    only for rpgs and its paid, nothing like scratch

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  4. ENIGMA - LateralGM icon

    ENIGMA - LateralGM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker.

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    Urho3D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Raspberry Pi

    Urho3D is a lightweight, cross-platform rendering and game engine implemented in C++ and released under the MIT license. Greatly inspired by OGRE and Horde3D.

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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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    Some users think MonoGame is a great alternative to Scratch, some don't.
  7. ct.js is a 2D game editor (desktop app) based on web technologies. It aims to be an extensible yet simple game-making tool, accessible for both newbies and experienced game developers.

    Room editor
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    Alice

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing.

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    microStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Raspberry Pi

    microStudio is a free game engine online. Create games, learn programming, play, share, prototype and jam!.

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    Levinux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Levinux – A Tiny Version of Linux for Education.

    What does Levinux look like?

When you double-click the launch script, a black window that looks much like this will pop up. The first time you run Levinux, it will “inflate” by hitting a software repository to pull down a webserver and an SSH server. You need an Internet connection and not-too-restrictive firewall for this to work correctly.
    Levinux vs Scratch opinions
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    It is not a visual programing language or game maker engine

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