GLBasic is an easy to learn BASIC language with Editor, Compiler and Debugger. The generated C++ code compiles to lightning-fast apps for several platforms.
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Release Date:
Jan 8, 2019

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August 9

Autocomplete for TYPEs

The new update features autocomplete for TYPE members, like:


LOCAL myfoo[] AS Tfoo

myfoo. <Press Ctrl+Space here>
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About This Software

If you are searching for an easy to learn, fast to write, and flexible language for programming, then GLBasic is what you need.

  • All you need to write high performance programs.
  • with the easiest, most intuitive, BASIC language available.
  • All the commands have been chosen carefully and feature consistent, logical high level syntax, which is also very easy to learn.
  • Don't waste time that you don't have, concentrate on the essentials.
  • Learn programming - find a hobby for the rest of your life.
  • Write a program once, then possible compile for multiple targets: GlBasic compiles code to C++, based on OpenGL and SDL.
  • Many code examples in the Sample folder to get you started.

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

  • Windows Standard GUI
  • Syntax Formatting + Highlighting.
  • Quick help in status bar.
  • Completely, fully integrated and interactive help manuals (as .CHM files).
  • Command Line Parameters for easy Debugging.
  • Integrated Helper Tools (Keycodes, Font Generator, Calculator, ...).
  • Function and Include File Names are Conveniently Listed within the IDE for Easy Code Navigation.
  • Support for Multiple Files within Projects.

General features of GLBasic:

  • All you need to write high performance programs.
  • Extraordinarily easy programming language.
  • Mixing Strings and Numbers.
  • Dynamic Arrays, fast.
  • Native support for compressed Data Archives (Sound, Graphics and Data all in one encrypted file!).
  • Userdefined Types.
  • Arrays of Types within Types.
  • Arrays as Parameters.
  • Path Finding Algorithm, in a single command!.
  • 3D OpenGL graphics with GLBasic.
  • Fast 2D graphics commands: Sprite Rotating, Zooming, Blending, Polygons, Alpha and more.
  • Various Input support: Joypad, Force Feedback, Mouse, Keyboard and Touchscreen.
  • Network programming for local multiplayers.

Glbasic's C++ compiler:

  • Extendable as you require through inline C/C++.
  • Glbasic is using C++ compilers and will compile to C++.
  • FULL Glbasic Source Code is downloadable from glbasic website.
  • Internal standard targets is Windows 32bit and Windows 64bit.

Can im test a Demo version?

  • Yes you can, checkout the forums!

System Requirements

    • OS: Vista or Better
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL
    • Storage: 1024 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Optional
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL Hardware accelerated (any card since 2010 should do)
    • Storage: 1024 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X compatible (any will do)

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