Simple DirectMedia Layer 2

Software entity


Alternate name: SDL2

The first video game about Simple DirectMedia Layer 2 was released on September 30, 1997.

Zelda s9larus, Frictional Games and Turning Wheel has published most of these games

SDL2 is much improved and somewhat incompatible update to previous versions of SDL.

Supported platforms:
* Windows (XP and later)
* Linux
* Mac OS X
* iOS
* Android

OS/2 and Mac OS 9 support was dropped entirely and other platforms beyond listed above are either not officially supported or supported by third-parties.

Notably SDL2 adds full support for touch interfaces (was mapped to mouse events prior) and multiple displays.