Simple and Fast Multimedia Library (by SFML)

SFML Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to SFML

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SFML reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of SFML. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-08.
  • Ajutor in privinta incercarii a face un joc
    2 projects | /r/programare | 8 Dec 2023
  • Not only Unity...
    53 projects | /r/opensourcegames | 11 Nov 2023
    SFML (zlib/C++) https://github.com/SFML/SFML
  • Integrate web support in sfml
    2 projects | /r/programming | 7 Nov 2023
  • Make a game engine in C++
    4 projects | /r/learnprogramming | 10 Jul 2023
    SDL or SFML for drawing. They are both gfx libs but are used differently so read about what you thing suits you better.
  • C++ Project Ideas?
    4 projects | /r/Cplusplus | 4 Jul 2023
    Make a game with https://www.sfml-dev.org/ (I used SFML Rust to start learning Rust)
  • link_libraries in Neat and Efficient way
    2 projects | /r/cmake | 28 Jun 2023
    cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.16) project(CMakeSFMLProject LANGUAGES CXX) include(FetchContent) FetchContent_Declare(SFML GIT_REPOSITORY https://github.com/SFML/SFML.git GIT_TAG 2.6.0) FetchContent_MakeAvailable(SFML) add_executable(CMakeSFMLProject src/main.cpp) target_link_libraries(CMakeSFMLProject PRIVATE sfml-graphics) target_compile_features(CMakeSFMLProject PRIVATE cxx_std_17)
  • SFML 2.6.0 is out!
    2 projects | /r/cpp | 21 Jun 2023
  • SFML 2.6.0 Released
    2 projects | /r/sfml | 20 Jun 2023
    Visit https://www.sfml-dev.org/ for download instructions and extensive documentation. We hope you enjoy this release and would love to get some feedback!
  • Widely-used graphics library
    4 projects | /r/cpp_questions | 5 May 2023
    If you want a strict C++ equivalent to SDL the clear answer is SFML. If you just want to visualize 2D/3D data there's matplot++. If you want something slightly higher-level than SDL/SFML (with pre-made UI widgets and such) there's imGUI. If you need an all-in-one GUI solution for desktop or mobile apps there's Qt.
  • Project in CPP
    2 projects | /r/learnprogramming | 29 Apr 2023
    https://www.sfml-dev.org/ and https://www.raylib.com/ are two alternatives to SDL.
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    blog.jetbrains.com | 24 Feb 2024
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Basic SFML repo stats
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SFML/SFML is an open source project licensed under zlib License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of SFML is C++.

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