Shdr Alternatives

    Shdr is described as 'online ESSL (GLSL) shader editor, viewer and validator powered by WebGL'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shdr for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Shadertoy, which is free. Other great apps like Shdr are Shader Editor (Free, Open Source), SHADERed (Free, Open Source), Shade - Pro Shader Editor (Freemium) and GSN Composer (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2021

    1. TyphoonLabs' OpenGL Shader Designer is an open-source shader development IDE created for writing vertex and fragment shaders in the OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      ProtoShade is a GLSL:ES Shader Prototyping Utility for Android. Code shaders on mobile devices while a viewport renders the results transparently in the background.
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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
      • Self-Hosted
      Open source, live coding editor for WebGL.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      FX Composer is an integrated development environment (IDE) for authoring shaders. Shading languages it supports are HLSL, Cg, and CgFX.

      Discontinued

      Was already discontinued in 2008

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Shadergif is a creative coding platform for Javascript and GLSL shaders.
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    2. Prototype Node Based Shader Editor in WebGL to edit and create materials interactively with nodes, where you can drag and drop textures and use multiple features similar to other editors
    3. Rayground is a framework for rapid prototyping of algorithms based on the ray tracing paradigm. Its main goal is to help develop, test and share self contained modules that showcase a particular method or technique.
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    4. Shaders - Shader editor is an app which let you view, create and share shaders with other users. Shaders are little graphics programs which run on the GPU.
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      • Windows
      • Steam
      ShaderTool provides a flexible and editable node-powered pipeline that allows you to write shaders without also having to have written an engine. Use the integrated code editor to directly write shader code in either HLSL (DirectX) or GLSL (OpenGL).
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