StageXL Alternatives

    StageXL is described as 'API for HTML5 game and application development that closely models and is nearly identical to the Adobe Flash API. It's built on the ' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to StageXL for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, JavaScript, Online / Web-based, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is p5.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like StageXL are Phaser (Free, Open Source), PixiJS (Free, Open Source), Processing.js (Free, Open Source) and Paper.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 3, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      p5.js is a JavaScript library for creative coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, beginners, and anyone else! p5.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      PixiJS is an advanced, mature HTML5 creation engine with a fast and flexible 2D WebGL renderer. FEATURES - Interactive, visually compelling content on desktop, mobile and beyond, all reached with a single code base. - Photoshop quality blending and colour modes.
    1. Processing.js is an open programming language, port of the Processing Visualization Language, for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets. Processing.

      Discontinued

      The github repository is archived and no more maintained.
      The code will still be available in read-only mode, no releases will be pulled from any of the places it was distributed through, but the last version is, and will forever be, v1.6.6.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      Paper.js is an open source vector graphics scripting framework that runs on top of the HTML5 Canvas.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      melonJS is an open source HTML5 game engine that empowers developers and designers to focus on content.
    2. Raphaël is a small JavaScript library that should simplify your work with vector graphics on the web. If you want to create your own specific chart or image crop and rotate widget, for example, you can achieve it simply and easily with this library.
      show more
    3. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • GitHub
      Part of the CreateJS group of libraries, EaselJS provides straight forward solutions for working with rich graphics and interactivity with HTML5 Canvas. It exposes an API that is familiar to Adobe Animate developers, but embraces JavaScript sensibilities.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      Free open-source JavaScript library for easily drawing HTML5 graphics and animation. It is lightweight and more powerful in terms of out-of-the-box features than the existing SVG/VML based components including Raphaël and Bonsai.
      show more
    Showing 10 of 11 alternatives