bgfx VS GLFW

Compare bgfx vs GLFW and see what are their differences.

bgfx

Cross-platform, graphics API agnostic, "Bring Your Own Engine/Framework" style rendering library. (by bkaradzic)

GLFW

A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input (by glfw)
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bgfx GLFW
36 39
11,487 9,026
- 2.2%
9.5 9.4
8 days ago 7 days ago
C++ C
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License zlib License
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bgfx

Posts with mentions or reviews of bgfx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-06.

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 2022-04-22.

What are some alternatives?

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

SDL - Simple Directmedia Layer

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

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

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

DiligentEngine - A modern cross-platform low-level graphics library and rendering framework

sokol - minimal cross-platform standalone C headers

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

The-Forge - The Forge Cross-Platform Rendering Framework PC Windows, Linux, Ray Tracing, macOS / iOS, Android, XBOX, PS4, PS5, Switch, Quest 2

urho3d - Cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine

OpenSceneGraph - OpenSceneGraph git repository

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