Allegro Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to Allegro

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Reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of Allegro. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-26.
  • How to download allegro5 from Termux?
    reddit.com/r/termux | 2021-10-14
    git clone https://github.com/liballeg/allegro5
  • Latest usable allegro+toolchain?
    reddit.com/r/DOS | 2021-09-20
    I am trying to find the latest version of allegro + DJGPP that I can use to build a game. I found the 4.2 branch of allegro, but I am unsure which version of DJGPP to use to build it.
  • GeForce NOW leak includes Cities Skylines 2 in its list of unreleased games.
    Factorio was written in C++ with help of Allegro graphic library, it's custom game engine, models are made in Blender, rendered in a 45deg angle to match isometric view. Unity wouldn't handle a game with that scale - it has too many "useless" features for that type of games.
  • What are your recommendations for c++ game dev?
    reddit.com/r/cpp | 2021-08-26
  • Factorio Violated Our License
    reddit.com/r/gamedev | 2021-08-02
    I'm an Allegro 5 (https://liballeg.org) developer. We have a very simple license that simply requires putting the license in your distribution. Factorio has never complied with this.
  • I ported Allegro 5 to python
    reddit.com/r/gamedev | 2021-05-02
    Allegro 5 already comes with Python bindings if you someone wants to use it and write in Python: https://github.com/liballeg/allegro5/tree/master/python
    reddit.com/r/Python | 2021-05-02
    Allegro 5 is originally a game development library in C language. Since I found this library to be ideally powerful and I developed dozens of games with it in C, I found it nice that I could also use it in python in case of mini projects which require less performance (given the slowness of python compared to C). In short, you can install it with:
  • New to c++, need help to try to understand this piece of code from Allegro library
    https://github.com/liballeg/allegro5/blob/05248497a19e6217746f5579645e57bfd7ee383e/include/allegro5/display.h#L111
  • Allegro 5.2.7 Released
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-09
  • C Deep
    dev.to | 2021-02-27
    Allegro - Cross-platform, video game development and multimedia library. Zlib

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liballeg/allegro5 is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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