Best GUI Library for C++?

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  • nana

    a modern C++ GUI library

    well, nana seems to still be developed, but it's in another branch for now:

  • ImFrame

    dear imgui + glfw framework

    Dear ImGUI - Unlike the others, is designed for applications with a real-time rendering loop, such as games. Was originally designed for creating debugging UIs, although has expanded far beyond this, and is now used for full-featured applications. Requires an existing back-end to plug into. If you need an application framework for Dear ImGUI, you can use my own project ImFrame, or something similar.

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