The Irrlicht Engine
is an open source 3D graphics engine written in C++. It is designed to be cross-platform, extensible, and easy to use. The Irrlicht Engine is used in a variety of applications, including game development, visualization, augmented reality, virtual reality, and more.
Irrlicht Engine provides an easy-to-use application programming interface (API) for developing 3D graphics applications.
The Irrlicht Engine offers a range of features for developers to create 3D applications.
Platforms: The Irrlicht Engine is designed to be cross-platform, supporting Windows, Mac, Linux, and mobile platforms.
Graphics: The Irrlicht Engine uses OpenGL as its default graphics backend, with additional support for Direct3D and other graphics APIs. It supports a range of features including high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, instanced rendering, and deferred shading.
Physics: The Irrlicht Engine supports physics simulation using the Bullet physics engine.
Input: The Irrlicht Engine supports a range of input devices such as joysticks, gamepads, and keyboards.
Audio: The Irrlicht Engine supports audio playback and recording, as well as 3D positional audio.
Scripting: The Irrlicht Engine supports scripting languages such as AngelScript, Lua, and Squirrel.
Networking: The Irrlicht Engine supports client/server networking, allowing applications to communicate over a network.
Scriptable GUI: The Irrlicht Engine includes an integrated scriptable GUI system.
Shaders: The Irrlicht Engine supports a wide range of shader languages including GLSL, HLSL, and Cg.
Animation: The Irrlicht Engine supports skeletal animation and vertex animation.
Rendering: The Irrlicht Engine supports a range of advanced rendering techniques such as environment mapping, bump mapping, parallax mapping, and more.
Debugging: The Irrlicht Engine includes an integrated debugging system for tracking performance and finding errors.
Extensibility: The Irrlicht Engine can be extended with plugins and additional libraries.
Tools: The Irrlicht Engine includes a range of tools for developing and debugging applications.
Documentation: The Irrlicht Engine includes detailed documentation and tutorials.
Support: The Irrlicht Engine is actively supported by the community and the developers.