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ClanLib - Game SDK

ClanLib is a cross platform C++ toolkit library.

Essentially the library offers a series of different functionality under a streamlined API. Its primary focus is on games, although not limited for that usage only.

Feature Highlights

  • Very liberal zlib style license
  • Supports Windows, Linux and partially Mac OS X
  • OpenGL 3, OpenGL 1 and SSE2 Software Rendering
  • High-performant shader based render architecture
  • Full GUI framework customizable using CSS
  • GUI windows rendered to textures or native windows
  • High level 2D graphics with fonts, sprites, animations, collisions
  • Network library with sockets, web, irc and game interfaces
  • Database supporting SQLite
  • Sound supporting wav, tracker formats and ogg-vorbis
  • Basic cross platform runtime (threading, file I/O, XML/DOM, etc.)
  • Template based signal library (type-safe callbacks)
  • Integrated resource management

Operating Systems

  • Linux
  • PC Windows
  • Mac


  • could be compiled, but not tested

Added : 2011-12-15 Amended: 2011-12-15 Licensing : BSD style

Comment from : JS on 2015-04-03

The CanLib Wiki has been retired

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