harfbuzz VS nanovg

Compare harfbuzz vs nanovg and see what are their differences.


Antialiased 2D vector drawing library on top of OpenGL for UI and visualizations. (by memononen)
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harfbuzz nanovg
31 18
3,205 4,817
2.5% -
9.9 0.0
4 days ago about 1 month ago
C++ C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later zlib License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of harfbuzz. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-09-14.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nanovg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-08-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing harfbuzz and nanovg you can also consider the following projects:

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

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

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

sokol - minimal cross-platform standalone C headers

MetalNanoVG - The Metal port of NanoVG.

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

imgui-sfml - Dear ImGui backend for use with SFML

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

Vrmac - Vrmac Graphics, a cross-platform graphics library for .NET. Supports 3D, 2D, and accelerated video playback. Works on Windows 10 and Raspberry Pi4.

microui - A tiny immediate-mode UI library

gi-gtk-declarative - Declarative GTK+ programming in Haskell

pathfinder - A fast, practical GPU rasterizer for fonts and vector graphics