Ultra-portable, high performance, open source multimedia framework.
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Kha

Kha is a low level sdk for building games and media applications in a portable way. Think SDL, but super-charged. Based on the Haxe programming language and the krafix shader-compiler it can cross-compile your code and optimize your assets for even the most obscure systems. Kha is so portable, it can in fact run on top of other game engines and its generational graphics and audio api design gets the best out of every target, supporting super fast 2D graphics just as well as high end 3D graphics. Also, Kha probably added a new target while you were reading this text.

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Features

  • Great performance on each platform.
  • Generational graphical/audio API design.
  • Hardware accelerated 2D and high-end 3D graphics. Fallback support (i.e. html5 canvas).
  • Can run on top of other game engines (i.e. Unity3D).
  • Write shaders in GLSL and cross-compile to target specific shaders.
  • Kha apps can also be compiled to C# or Java libraries
  • Flexible and robust backend system. Adding your own takes little effort and is straight forward.
  • One API for all platforms!
  • Support for VR technology (W.I.P).
  • Networking multiplayer support (W.I.P).
  • Dedicated IDE : Kode Studio.

Supported platforms

  • HTML5 (Canvas or WebGL)
  • Flash
  • Windows (Direct3D 9, Direct3D 11 or OpenGL)
  • OSX
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iOS (OpenGL or Metal)
  • Tizen
  • Unity 3D
  • PlayStation Vita (PlayStationMobile)
  • Xbox 360 (XNA)
  • Potential (modern) console/handheld support