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Shiva Alternatives

Shiva is described as 'ShiVa 3D game engine with graphical editor to create applications and games for Windows, MacOS, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android, Palm WebOS and Wii' and is a game development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Shiva for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Unity, which is free. Other great apps like Shiva are Unreal Engine, Wick Editor, CRYENGINE and Urho3D.

Shiva alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Animation Makers or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Shiva.
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  1. Unity icon

    Unity

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    124 alternatives to Unity 

    Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity offers the free Personal Edition with all features, a Plus subscription at 25$ a month and a Pro subscription at 125$ a month with extra...

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    Unreal Engine

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    98 alternatives to Unreal Engine 

    Unreal Engine is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale elegantly to lower-end systems.

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    1.  Node BasedUnreal Engine supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    2.  Support for scriptingUnreal Engine supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  No Coding RequiredUnreal Engine can be used without an coding or programming skills.
    A screenshot of the new Unreal Engine 5. Source: https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/blog/unreal-engine-5-is-now-available-in-early-access
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    Wick Editor

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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    89 alternatives to Wick Editor 

    The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too.

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    1.  Support for LayersWick Editor supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Automated TweeningWick Editor can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
    3.  Onion skinningWick Editor allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    4.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Wick Editor, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    CRYENGINE

    77 alternatives to CRYENGINE 

    The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.

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    Urho3D

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    • Raspberry Pi
    72 alternatives to Urho3D 

    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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    1.  LightweightUrho3D consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      Torque 3D

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      66 alternatives to Torque 3D 

      Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform. Architected from the ground up for maximum flexibility and performance across a wide range of hardware and built upon the Frontline award-winning Torque Game Engine Advanced, Torque 3D comes equipped with a full suite of tools...

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      Open 3D Engine

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      99 alternatives to Open 3D Engine 

      Open 3D Engine (O3DE) is an Apache 2.0-licensed multi-platform 3D engine that enables developers and content creators to build AAA games, cinema-quality 3D worlds, and high-fidelity simulations without any fees or commercial obligations.

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      1.  MultiplayerOpen 3D Engine offers a game mode for more than one player.
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      Castle Game Engine

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      54 alternatives to Castle Game Engine 

      An open-source 3D/2D game engine for ObjectPascal.

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      Cocos Creator

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      99 alternatives to Cocos Creator 

      Cocos Creator is a complete package of game development tools and workflow, including a game engine (based on Cocos2d-x), resource management, scene editing, game preview, debug and publish one project to multiple platforms.

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      Evergine

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      110 alternatives to Evergine 

      The Graphics Development Engine for Business and Industry. Build high-quality 3D solutions and deploy to any platform.

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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsEvergine can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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