Shadertoy is described as 'is the first application to allow developers all over the globe to push pixels from code to screen using WebGL since 2009'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shadertoy, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and iPhone. The best alternative is Shader Editor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Shadertoy are SHADERed (Free, Open Source), Shade - Pro Shader Editor (Freemium), GSN Composer (Free) and Shdr (Free, Open Source).
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- 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. View 23 alternatives to ShaderLab
- Free • Proprietary
ShaderLab vs ShadertoyShaderlab is the only solution that allows using external images from imgur (or any website that allows for cross-domain access) as input textures, and allows the user to use his own MP3 files as audio inputs. It also have a Vim mode by pressing F9 on the editor, to use search and replace with regexp.You can use custom textures and custom audio with your shaders.