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  • Vulkan icon

    Vulkan

    Vulkan is a new generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs used in a wide variety of devices from PCs and...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android Chrome OS ... Tizen OS SteamOS

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    WebGL

    WebGL is a cross-platform, royalty-free web standard for a low-level 3D graphics API based on OpenGL ES 2.0, exposed through the HTML5 Canvas element as Document Object...

    Free Open Source Web

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    Microsoft DirectX

    Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on...

    Free Windows

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    • Bundleware Bundled with Bing Bar.
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    LibGDX

    Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    SFML

    SFML (Simple and Fast Multimedia Library) is a portable and easy-to-use API for multimedia programming.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Object-oriented and easier to learn and understand Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • GLFW icon

    GLFW

    GLFW is an Open Source, multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES and Vulkan development on the desktop. It provides a simple API for creating windows, contexts and...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

  • Allegro icon

    Allegro

    Allegro 4 and Allegro 5 are cross-platform, libraries mainly aimed at video game and multimedia programming. They handle common, low-level tasks such as creating...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux iPhone

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    PhraseApp

    The agile translation management solution for web and mobile applications. Collaborate with your whole team, get fast translations and scale your localization process...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad Symfony2 Android SDK Ruby Python Laravel Apple Swift React JavaScript Django Flask AngularJS Go (Programming Language) Ruby on Rails Java Elm Objective-C

  • GDI icon

    GDI

    GDI++.dll is a replacement for the Windows default font rasterizer, which gives you a better font-smoothing capability, just like Mac OS X. Note: It runs as a...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Abandoned since 2006... : http://drwatson.nobody.jp/gdi /download-en.html
  • Crystal Space icon

    Crystal Space

    Crystal Space is a mature, full-featured Software Development Kit (SDK) providing real-time 3D graphics for applications such as games and virtual reality. It is free...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Discontinued since July 2012 : http://www.crystalspace3d.org/main/Download
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