Allegro

Software entity

A cross-platform game oriented programming library.

158
games
12
platforms

The first video game about Allegro was released in 1996.

M.A Software, RetroSpec and Free Lunch Design has published most of these games

Allegro is a game programming library for C/C++ developers distributed freely, supporting the following platforms: DOS, Unix (Linux, FreeBSD, Irix, Solaris, Darwin), Windows, QNX, BeOS and MacOS X. It provides many functions for graphics, sounds, player input (keyboard, mouse and joystick) and timers. It also provides fixed and floating point mathematical functions, 3d functions, file management functions, compressed datafile and a GUI.
According to the Oxford Companion to Music, Allegro is the Italian for «quick, lively, bright». It is also a recursive acronym which stands for «<b>A</b>llegro <b>L</b>ow <b>LE</b>vel <b>G</b>ame <b>RO</b>utines».
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Platforms

Linux 81
BeOS 29
Windows 18
BSD 8
GP2X 6
MS-DOS 5
Mac OS X 4
Dreamcast 2
Internet Only 2
Solaris 1
GamePark 32 1
Unix 1

By year

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A2001 - Allegro 4.0.0 released
B2011 - Allegro 5.0.0 released

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