Looking for a 2D/3D rendering layer for C++

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  • bgfx

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

  • raylib

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

    You might wanna consider Raylib ( https://www.raylib.com/ ): a C/C++ library that render in 2D and 3D. It is a little higher level than SDL2 but still just a framework.

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  • magnum

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

    Magnum is worth checking out.

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