Allegro VS GLFW

Compare Allegro vs GLFW and see what are their differences.

Allegro

The official Allegro 5 git repository. Pull requests welcome! (by liballeg)

GLFW

A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input (by glfw)
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Allegro GLFW
12 32
1,303 8,347
1.4% 1.6%
8.0 8.9
4 days ago 4 days ago
C C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later zlib License
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Allegro

Posts with mentions or reviews of Allegro. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-12.

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 2021-10-31.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Allegro 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.

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

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

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

Cocos2d - Cocos2d-x is a suite of open-source, cross-platform, game-development tools used by millions of developers all over the world.

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

Godot - Godot Engine – Multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine

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.

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