Simple DirectMedia Layer
A cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL, and 2D video framebuffer.
Alternate name: SDL
The first video game about Simple DirectMedia Layer was released in 1990.
Distributed under zlib license since 2.0, used LGPL before that.
* Linux, BSD, Solaris, IRIX, QNX
* Windows CE
* Mac OS X
Unsupported platforms (that may work):
* Atari 16-bit
* RISC OS (support dropped with 2.0)
Parent groupsLicense: Lesser GNU Public License, License: PNG/ZLIB, License change, Programming libraries
Child groupSimple DirectMedia Layer 2
compare with these groups
|A||1998 - Initial release|
|B||2007 - SDL 1.2.13|
|C||2013 - SDL 2.0.0|