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bgfx - Cross-platform rendering library

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What is it?

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

Supported rendering backends:

  • Direct3D 9
  • Direct3D 11
  • Direct3D 12
  • Metal
  • OpenGL 2.1
  • OpenGL 3.1+
  • OpenGL ES 2
  • OpenGL ES 3.1
  • WebGL 1.0
  • WebGL 2.0

Supported platforms:

  • Android (14+, ARM, x86, MIPS)
  • asm.js/Emscripten (1.25.0)
  • FreeBSD
  • iOS (iPhone, iPad, AppleTV)
  • Linux
  • MIPS Creator CI20
  • OSX (10.12+)
  • RaspberryPi
  • SteamLink
  • Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)
  • UWP (Universal Windows, Xbox One)

Supported compilers:

  • Clang 3.3 and above
  • GCC 5 and above
  • VS2017 and above

Languages:

Building

Getting involved

Examples

API Reference

Tools

Who is using it? #madewithbgfx

Airmech

http://airmech.com/ AirMech is a free-to-play futuristic action real-time strategy video game developed and published by Carbon Games.
airmech

cmftStudio

https://github.com/dariomanesku/cmftStudio cmftStudio - cubemap filtering tool.
cmftStudio

Crown

https://github.com/dbartolini/crown Crown is a general purpose data-driven game engine, written from scratch with a minimalistic and data-oriented design philosophy in mind.
Crown screenshot

Offroad Legends 2

http://www.dogbytegames.com/ Dogbyte Games is an indie mobile developer studio focusing on racing games.
ios

Torque6

https://github.com/andr3wmac/Torque6 Torque 6 is an MIT licensed 3D engine loosely based on Torque2D. Being neither Torque2D or Torque3D it is the 6th derivative of the original Torque Engine. Torque 6 Material Editor

Lumix Engine

https://github.com/nem0/LumixEngine LumixEngine is a MIT licensed 3D engine. The main goal is performance and Unity-like usability.
LumixEngine screenshot

Kepler Orbits

https://github.com/podgorskiy/KeplerOrbits KeplerOrbits - Tool that calculates positions of celestial bodies using their orbital elements. Web Demo

CETech

https://github.com/cyberegoorg/cetech - CETech is Data-Driven game engine and toolbox inspired by Bitsquid/Stingray engine.
CETech screenshot

ioquake3

https://github.com/jpcy/ioq3-renderer-bgfx - A renderer for ioquake3 written in C++ and using bgfx to support multiple rendering APIs.
ioq3-renderer-bgfx screenshot

DLS

http://makingartstudios.itch.io/dls - DLS the digital logic simulator game.
DLS - Creating a 4-bit Register

http://dls.makingartstudios.com/sandbox/ - DLS: The Sandbox
dls-sandbox-screenshot

MAME

https://github.com/mamedev/mame MAME - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator Try MAME in Browser!
mame-screenshot

Blackshift

https://blackshift.itch.io/blackshift - Blackshift is a grid-based, space-themed action puzzle game which isn't afraid of complexity — think Chip's Challenge on crack.

Blackshift Trailer, May 2016

Real-Time Polygonal-Light Shading with Linearly Transformed Cosines

https://eheitzresearch.wordpress.com/415-2/ - Real-Time Polygonal-Light Shading with Linearly Transformed Cosines, Eric Heitz, Jonathan Dupuy, Stephen Hill and David Neubelt, ACM SIGGRAPH 2016

Real-Time Polygonal-Light Shading with Linearly Transformed Cosines

Dead Venture

http://www.dogbytegames.com/dead_venture.html - Dead Venture is a new Drive 'N Gun game where you help a handful of survivals reach the safe haven: a military base on a far island.

Dead Venture - Gameplay Teaser (iOS / Android)

REGoth

https://github.com/degenerated1123/REGoth - Open source reimplementation of the zEngine, used by the game "Gothic" and "Gothic II".

Browser demo: http://gothic-dx11.de/gothic-js/REGoth.html

REGoth Engine

Ethereal Engine

https://github.com/volcoma/EtherealEngine EtherealEngine C++ Game Engine and WYSIWYG Editor
EtherealEngine screenshot

Go Rally

http://gorallygame.com/ - Go Rally is top-down rally game with a career mode, multiplayer time challenges, and a track creator.

Go Rally

Fiber2D

https://github.com/s1ddok/Fiber2D#fiber2d - Fiber2D - Cross-platform 2D Game Engine in pure Swift
Fiber2D Demo Gif

On the Hunt / Lumix Engine

http://www.indiedb.com/games/on-the-hunt - On the Hunt is an open world hunting game in development. It's a combination of FPS and stealth.

Lumix Engine - new features v0.29 & v0.30

vg-renderer

https://github.com/jdryg/vg-renderer#vg-renderer - A vector graphics renderer for bgfx, based on ideas from both NanoVG and ImDrawList (Dear ImGUI)
vg-renderer

Zombie Safari

http://www.dogbytegames.com/zombie_safari.html - Do what you please in this Open-World Offroad Driving game: explore massive landscapes, complete challenges, smash zombies, find secret locations, unlock and upgrade cars and weapons, it's up to you!

Zombie Safari - Official Gameplay Trailer (Android)

Smith and Winston

http://www.smithandwinston.com/ - Smith and Winston is an exploration twin stick shooter for PC, PS4 & XBoxOne arriving in late 2018. Smith and Winston features a massively destructable voxel world, rapid twin stick combat, physics puzzles and Metroid style discovery.

Smith and Winston: Gameplay Video

Football Manager 2018

http://www.footballmanager.com/ - Football Manager 2018 is a 2017 football management simulation video game developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega.

Match Engine | Football Manager 2018

WonderWorlds

http://wonderworlds.me/ - WonderWorlds is a place to play thousands of user-created levels and stories, make your own using the extensive in-game tools and share them with whomever you want.

WonderWorlds

mud

https://hugoam.github.io/mud-io/ - an all-purpose c++ app prototyping library, focused towards live graphical apps and games.

mud

Talking Tom Pool

https://outfit7.com/apps/talking-tom-pool/ - "Sling and match” puzzle game for mobile devices.

Talking Tom Pool

GPlayEngine

https://github.com/fredakilla/GPlayEngine#gplayengine - GPlayEngine is C++ cross-platform game engine for creating 2D/3D games based on the GamePlay 3D engine v3.0.

Off The Road

http://www.dogbytegames.com/off_the_road.html - Sandbox off-road driving simulator.

Off The Road

Coal Burnout

https://beardsvibe.com/ - Multiplayer PVP rhythm game.

coal-burnout

My Talking Tom 2

https://outfit7.com/apps/my-talking-tom-2/ - Many mini games for mobile devices.

My Talking Tom 2

NeoAxis Engine

https://www.neoaxis.com/ - Versatile 3D project development environment.

neoaxis-engine

xatlas

https://github.com/jpcy/xatlas#xatlas - Mesh parameterization library

xatlas

License (BSD 2-clause)

Copyright 2010-2019 Branimir Karadzic

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
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