libGDX provides a well-tried and robust environment for rapid prototyping and fast iterations. libGDX does not force a specific design or coding style on you; it rather gives you the freedom to create a game the way you prefer.

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Head over to our showcase section to see some games!

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Cross Platform

Publish your games on Windows, macOS, Linux (including the RPi!), Android, iOS, and HTML5, all with the same code base.

Open Source

libGDX is licensed under Apache 2.0 and maintained by the community. Contribute today!

Feature Packed

libGDX comes with batteries included. Write 2D or 3D games and let libGDX worry about low-level details.

Super Fast

Heavy emphasis is put on avoiding garbage collection for ART/JavaScript by careful API design and the use of custom collections.

Well Proven

libGDX is a well proven and reliable framework with a sound base and documentation. Furthermore, there are plenty of games built on top of libGDX, many of which are open source.

Active Community

Get great support from a very welcoming community of game and application developers or take a look at our extensive third-party ecosystem.


Latest version

libGDX 1.9.12

The latest version of libGDX brings some exciting changes in various areas. Linux ARM builds as well as various GWT & iOS improvements are just some of the new features. Find out more below!

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Discord

The libGDX Community

libGDX has a very active community on various platforms, including Discord, Reddit, StackOverflow and IRC. If you are looking for a place to start, our Discord server is most definitely the right place.

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Game Jams

Game Jams

Our community regularly offers game jams for libGDX centered around different themes. These are ideal oppurtunities to get to know both libGDX and our community.

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Latest News

libGDX Jam December 2020

With our 15th collaboration, the libGDX Jam continues the time honoured tradition of making awesome games using the best framework out there. We encourage ca...

libGDX 1.9.12

The latest version of libGDX brings some exciting changes in various areas. Linux ARM builds as well as various GWT & iOS improvements are just some of t...