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What is PlayCanvas?

It is an open-source 3D game engine/interactive 3D application engine alongside a proprietary cloud-hosted creation platform that allows for simultaneous editing from multiple computers via a browser-based interface.
PlayCanvas is a tool in the Game Development category of a tech stack.
PlayCanvas is an open source tool with 8.6K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PlayCanvas's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses PlayCanvas?


26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PlayCanvas.

PlayCanvas Integrations

Firebase, Ninject, PlayFab, Vuforia, and Felgo are some of the popular tools that integrate with PlayCanvas. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with PlayCanvas.

PlayCanvas's Features

  • Open source
  • Tiny engine footprint
  • Mobile optimized
  • Zero compile time.

PlayCanvas Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PlayCanvas?
A complete JavaScript framework for building 3D games with HTML5, WebGL, WebVR and Web Audio.
It is a cross-browser JavaScript library and Application Programming Interface used to create and display animated 3D computer graphics in a web browser.
It is an advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open source game engine. It is developed by hundreds of contributors from all around the world.
Unity is the ultimate game development platform. Use Unity to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web, and connect with loyal and enthusiastic players and customers.
Unreal Engine
It is a game engine that helps you make games. It is made up of several components that work together to drive the game. Its massive system of tools and editors allows you to organize your assets and manipulate them to create the gameplay for your game.
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PlayCanvas's Followers
62 developers follow PlayCanvas to keep up with related blogs and decisions.