openFrameworks is an open source C++ toolkit designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation.

openFrameworks is designed to work as a general purpose glue, and wraps together several commonly used libraries, including:

The code is written to be massively cross-compatible. Right now we support five operating systems (Windows, OSX, Linux, iOS, Android) and four IDEs (XCode, Code::Blocks, and Visual Studio and Eclipse). The API is designed to be minimal and easy to grasp.

Platform(s)
GNU/Linux
macOS
Windows
Android
iOS
Software type
ALSA
JACK
Coremedia
Library
Software language
C++
Software features
DSL/scripting
IDE
Audio input
Audio FX
Synthesis
Video
Visulisation
License
MIT
Developer(s)
openFrameworks team

Recent releases Release Date
openFrameworks 0.11.2 1 Mar '22
openFrameworks 4e7fe9b8fbd0b86ce6 18 Feb '22