Cross-platform

Develop for mobile, desktop, and connected TV devices with just one code base: iOS, tvOS, Android, Android TV, macOS, Windows, Linux or HTML5.

Plugins for all needs

Select from numerous plugins which extend the Solar2D core for features like in-app advertising, analytics, media, and much more.

Call any native library

If it’s not already in the core or supported via a plugin, you can call any native (C/C++/Obj-C/Java) library or API using Solar2D Native.

Production ready

Solar2D is official fork of Corona SDK, which has been in active development for over 10 years, and used by hundreds of thousands of apps and developers.

Lua-based

Lua is an open source scripting language designed to be lightweight, fast, yet also powerful. Lua is currently the leading scripting language in games and has been utilized in Warcraft ™, Angry Birds ™, Civilization ™ and many other popular franchises.

Completely free

No hidden fees, charges, or royalties. No matter if you are an indie developer or a large publisher, you will never pay for using the engine.

Privacy aware

Solar2D would not track your users. No anonymized data gathering, no server calls. Nothing. Games you build only make network requests you asked for.

Community

Join a vibrant community of thousands developers using Solar2D for live games on Forums or Discord chat.

Open Source

All source code and resources are available under MIT license.

Support the Project

Solar2D development is sponsored by its users. Support the project on GitHub Sponsors or Patreon.