Scratch Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Scratch for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is GDevelop, 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 Urho3D (Free, Open Source), ENIGMA - LateralGM (Free, Open Source), MonoGame (Free, Open Source) and Alice (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2021

    1. 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.
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      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.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      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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      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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    2. 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.
      Some users think MonoGame is a great alternative to Scratch, some don't.
    3. 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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    4. 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.
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    5. GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system.
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    6. Levinux – A Tiny Version of Linux for EducationLevinux (download ~20 MB) is a tiny virtual Linux server that runs from USB or Dropbox with a double-click (no install or admin rights required) on Macs, Windows or Linux PCs—making it the perfect learning environment, and way...
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      Levinux vs Scratch opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is not a visual programing language or game maker engine
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      Your project’s smart 3D digital twin as a Service. SmartShape (formerly Minko) is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms.
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      Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can be used virtually on any platform. Maratis is Free and Open-source.
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