DirectXTK VS GLFW

Compare DirectXTK vs GLFW and see what are their differences.

DirectXTK

The DirectX Tool Kit (aka DirectXTK) is a collection of helper classes for writing DirectX 11.x code in C++ (by microsoft)

GLFW

A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input (by glfw)
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DirectXTK GLFW
3 35
1,936 8,533
1.5% 2.2%
8.5 8.9
7 days ago 21 days ago
C++ C
MIT License zlib License
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DirectXTK

Posts with mentions or reviews of DirectXTK. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-27.

GLFW

Posts with mentions or reviews of GLFW. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing DirectXTK and GLFW you can also consider the following projects:

SDL - Simple Directmedia Layer

bgfx - Cross-platform, graphics API agnostic, "Bring Your Own Engine/Framework" style rendering library.

glad - Multi-Language Vulkan/GL/GLES/EGL/GLX/WGL Loader-Generator based on the official specs.

Skia - Skia is a complete 2D graphic library for drawing Text, Geometries, and Images.

OpenSceneGraph - OpenSceneGraph git repository

Ogre 3D - scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine (C++, Python, C#, Java)

Open-Source Vulkan C++ API - Open-Source Vulkan C++ API

raylib - A simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy videogames programming

magnum - Lightweight and modular C++11 graphics middleware for games and data visualization

gl4es - GL4ES is a OpenGL 2.1/1.5 to GL ES 2.0/1.1 translation library, with support for Pandora, ODroid, OrangePI, CHIP, Raspberry PI, Android, Emscripten and AmigaOS4.

Allegro - The official Allegro 5 git repository. Pull requests welcome!

glbinding - A C++ binding for the OpenGL API, generated using the gl.xml specification.