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Allegro 4 and Allegro 5 are cross-platform, open source, game programming libraries, primarily for C and C++ developers. Read more details on the introductory page. This is the official web site.

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2014-05-31 - Go bindings to Allegro created!

Damien Radtke has created Go programming language bindings to Allegro 5.0.10.

Check them out at GitHub.

2014-01-12 - Allegro 5.1.8 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2013-06-16 - Allegro 5.0.10 released!

This is a maintenance release for the stable 5.0 branch, with bug fixes and a few new features. You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

2013-05-12 - Allegro 5.1.7 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2013-03-24 - Allegro 5.1.6 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2013-02-17 - Allegro 5.0.9 released!

This is a maintenance release for the stable 5.0 branch, with bug fixes and a few new features. You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

2013-01-13 - Allegro 5.1.5 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2012-11-18 - Allegro 5.0.8 released!

This is a maintenance release for the stable 5.0 branch, with bug fixes and a few new features. You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

2012-10-14 - Allegro 5.1.4 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2012-08-12 - Allegro 5.1.3 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2012-07-04 - Switched to GIT!

As probably one of the last projects, we finally made the switch from SVN to GIT for version control. Please see that page for details.

2012-06-24 - Allegro 5.0.7 released!

This is a bug fix release for the stable 5.0 branch. You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

2012-05-27 - Allegro 5.1.2 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.

2012-03-04 - Allegro 5.0.6 released!

This is a maintenance release for the stable 5.0 branch, with a number of new features and bug fixes. You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

2012-02-12 - Allegro 5.1.1 (WIP) released!

This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) release of the unstable 5.1 branch. The 5.1 branch is source compatible, but not binary compatible, with the stable 5.0 branch. It contains provisional new features which are subject to change at any time.

You can download it from SourceForge. The reference manual is available online, as is the list of changes.

We encourage users to test 5.1 releases and report bugs, but remember that they do not provide the stability of 5.0 releases.


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