GLFW VS gl4es

Compare GLFW vs gl4es and see what are their differences.


A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input (by glfw)


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. (by ptitSeb)
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GLFW gl4es
35 1
8,508 448
1.9% -
9.0 7.8
15 days ago 15 days ago
zlib License MIT License
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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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gl4es. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing GLFW and gl4es 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.

Open4Es-Shader-Android - This is a shader can running on Minecraft Java Edition For Phone project which uses GL4ES

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

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

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

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

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