Allegro is a game programming library for C/C++ developers distributed freely, supporting the following platforms: Unix (Linux, FreeBSD, etc.), Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android.


SDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL, and 2D video framebuffer


Quality Example

"I was also looking at sdl allegro sfml i didnt see much tutorials help on this but heard its better than sdl"

from question "Game programming ~ SDL / Allegro / SFML / or a game engine"


"I d strongly recommend to go with allegro 5.1.x it s a little bit more difficult than sfml but very functional and easier than sdl it s got nice support and it s compatible with plenty of os"

from question "How difficult is it to switch libraries from C++/SFML to C++/SDL"

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