Box2D VS raylib

Compare Box2D vs raylib and see what are their differences.


Box2D is a 2D physics engine for games (by erincatto)
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Box2D raylib
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5,911 10,702
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3.8 9.8
4 months ago 6 days ago
C++ C
MIT License zlib License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Box2D. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-11.


Posts with mentions or reviews of raylib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Box2D and raylib you can also consider the following projects:

Bullet - Bullet Physics SDK: real-time collision detection and multi-physics simulation for VR, games, visual effects, robotics, machine learning etc.

SDL2 - SDL2 bindings to perl

SFML - Simple and Fast Multimedia Library

imgui - Dear ImGui: Bloat-free Graphical User interface for C++ with minimal dependencies

Chipmunk - A fast and lightweight 2D game physics library.

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

vulkan-guide - Introductory guide to vulkan.

love - LÖVE is an awesome 2D game framework for Lua.

LearnOpenGL - Code repository of all OpenGL chapters from the book and its accompanying website

Raylib-cs - C# bindings for raylib, a simple and easy-to-use library to learn videogames programming

olcPixelGameEngine - The official distribution of olcPixelGameEngine, a tool used in javidx9's YouTube videos and projects

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