jbox2d VS playn

Compare jbox2d vs playn and see what are their differences.


a 2d Java physics engine, native java port of the C++ physics engines Box2D and LiquidFun (by jbox2d)


Legacy 1.x version of PlayN library. (by threerings)
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jbox2d playn
2 0
960 195
1.4% 0.0%
2.2 0.0
6 months ago over 1 year ago
Java Java
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of jbox2d. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of playn. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing jbox2d and playn you can also consider the following projects:

libGDX - Desktop/Android/HTML5/iOS Java game development framework

LiquidFun - 2D physics engine for games

LGame - A cross-platform Java game Engine (Framework) , support JavaFX / Android / IOS / HTML5 / Linux / MAC / Windows

AndEngine - Free Android 2D OpenGL Game Engine

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

Box2D - Box2D is a 2D physics engine for games

hangman-game - Hangman Game in Java