Alternatives to Space Engine for Windows with any license

  • Stellarium

    Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It...

    • I want to explore other Earth-like planets and it only seems to let you look at the night sky. Guest • Jun 2017 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You can't explore space like in Space Engine Guest • Sep 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • Celestia

    Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an...

    • It has lower system requirements and works well on older hardware. msharveyApr 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • Solar System Scope

    3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky - real time virtual orrery and observatory Features: - Heliocentric view with real-time positions of planets and...

    • You can explore the Solar System Guest • Jan 2019 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • No Man's Sky

    No Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival video game developed and published by the indie studio Hello Games.

    • You can explore all the planets you want and the concept is very similar to Space Engine, albeit unrealistic (no gas giants, no tidally locked planets etc. it's more "fantasy" than Space Engine). Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree

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  • Universe Sandbox

    Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator for Windows based PCs. Unlike most astronomy software that just shows you what the sky looks like or where the...

    • it's different enough to warrant buying over space engine, but similar enough where its okay for a comparison. It doesn't look as nice, but it actually has a proper physics engine. Guest • 9 days ago Disagree   Agree

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  • Cosmonium

    Cosmonium is a 3D astronomy and space exploration program. With Cosmonium you can navigate in our solar system and discover all the planets and their moons.

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  • WinStars

    WinStars uses the latest 3D technology to show the objects of our solar system in a realistic manner. Thus, it is possible to move from one planet to another, to follow...

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