What are the best C++ frameworks for desktop applications?

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  • urho3d

    Cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine

    wxWidgets/Qt for desktop, SFML for 2D games. Haven't seen recommendations for 3D except things like Godot. But https://urho3d.github.io/ looks fancy.

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