The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library is a simple tool that helps C/C++ developers initialize extensions and write portable applications. GLEW currently supports a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Darwin, Irix, and Solaris.
Fast C++ library for linear algebra (matrix maths) and scientific computing. Easy to use functions and syntax, deliberately similar to Matlab. Uses template meta-programming techniques. Also provides efficient wrappers for LAPACK, BLAS, ATLAS, ARPACK and SuperLU libraries, including high-performance versions such as OpenBLAS and Intel MKL. Useful for machine learning, pattern recognition, signal processing, bioinformatics, statistics, finance, etc. For more details, see http...
Dlib is a C++ toolkit containing machine learning algorithms and tools for creating complex software in C++ to solve real world problems.
asio is a cross-platform C++ library for network and low-level I/O programming that provides developers with a consistent asynchronous model using a modern C++ approach.
A full featured cross-platform image library
Developer's Image Library (DevIL) is a cross-platform image library utilizing a simple syntax to load, save, convert, manipulate, filter and display a variety of images with ease.
A library of C++ classes for flexible logging to files (rolling), syslog, IDSA and other destinations. It is modeled after the Log for Java library (http://www.log4j.org), staying as close to their API as is reasonable. Platforms: Linux, Windows (VS2010). New: DailyRollingFileAppender
NGSolve is a general purpose Finite Element Library on top of Netgen. With the basic library one can solve heat flow equations, Maxwell equations, and solid mechanical problems. Several add-ons are available for particular application classes. New paper: J. Schöberl: "C++11 Implementation of Finite Elements in NGSolve", ASC Report 30/2014, Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, 2014 http://www.asc.tuwien.ac.at/~schoeberl/wiki/publications/ngs-cpp11...
libwps is a Microsoft Works file format import filter based on top of the librevenge (see https://sourceforge.net/p/libwpd/wiki/librevenge/ ). Currently, libwps can import all word processing Works formats since about 1995 with some success. It may also be able to import some basic database and spreadsheet files.
Open Source Computer Vision Library
The Open Source Computer Vision Library has >2500 algorithms, extensive documentation and sample code for real-time computer vision. It works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android and iOS. Homepage: opencv.org Q&A forum: answers.opencv.org Documentation: docs.opencv.org Please pay special attention to our tutorials! http://docs.opencv.org/3.2.0/d9/df8/tutorial_root.html Books about the OpenCV are described here: http://opencv.org/books.html
Free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries
Boost provides free portable peer-reviewed C++ libraries. The emphasis is on portable libraries which work well with the C++ Standard Library. See http://www.boost.org
PERL 5 regular expression pattern matching
The Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5. PCRE has its own native API, in addition to a set of POSIX compatible wrapper functions.
A high quality MP3 encoder
LAME is an educational tool to be used for learning about MP3 encoding. The goal of the LAME project is to improve the psycho acoustics, quality and speed of MP3 encoding. Note: we provide source code only!
Access the simple dbf database format the easiest possible way. This library consists basically of only two files (dbf.h and dbf.c), although C++ wrappers and sample GUI apps using wxWidgets and MFC are included, plus a C# implementation with no GUI.
Analyzes and adjusts the volume of MP3 files
MP3Gain analyzes and losslessly adjusts mp3 files to a specified target volume. It does not simply do peak amplitude normalization. Instead, it performs statistical analysis to determine how loud the file actually sounds to the human ear.
Library implementation of ECMA-234 API for the generation of enhanced metafiles.
A cross-platform XML/CSS based eBook reader
CoolReader is fast and small cross-platform XML/CSS based eBook reader for desktops and handheld devices. Supported formats: FB2, TXT, RTF, DOC, TCR, HTML, EPUB, CHM, PDB, MOBI. Platforms: Win32, Linux, Android. Ported on some eInk based devices.
A unit testing framework for C and C++
Cutter is a Unit Testing Framework for C and C++. Interface of Cutter is easy to write and easy to debug your code.
Text to Speech engine for English and many other languages. Compact size with clear but artificial pronunciation. Available as a command-line program with many options, a shared library for Linux, and a Windows SAPI5 version.
p7zip is a quick port of 7z.exe and 7za.exe (command line version of 7zip, see www.7-zip.org) for Unix. 7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio. Since 4.10, p7zip (like 7-zip) supports little-endian and big-endian machines.
Bochs is a portable x86 PC emulation software package that emulates enough of the x86 CPU, related AT hardware, and BIOS to run Windows, Linux, *BSD, Minix, and other OS's, all on your workstation.
A Free, Fast, and Small Automatic Formatter for C, C++, C++/CLI, Objective-C, C#, and Java Source Code. Website: http://astyle.sourceforge.net/
Homebrew toolchains for wii, gamecube, 3ds, ds, gba, gp32 and psp
This project is for homebrew console development tools based on the gnu compiler collection with additional tools and libraries to aid programming each supported console. The windows variants are built with MinGW.
GeographicLib is a small set of C++ classes for converting between geographic, UTM, UPS, MGRS, and geocentric coordinates, for gravity (e.g., EGM2008), geoid, and geomagnetic field (e.g., WMM2010) calculations, and for solving geodesic problems. For documentation, visit https://geographiclib.sf.io
PDF transformation/manipulation program + library
QPDF is a C++ library and set of programs that inspect and manipulate the structure of PDF files. It can encrypt and linearize files, expose the internals of a PDF file, and do many other operations useful to end users and PDF developers.
SAGA - System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses - is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software with immense capabilities for geodata processing and analysis. SAGA is programmed in the object oriented C++ language and supports the implementation of new functions with a very effective Application Programming Interface (API). Functions are organised as modules in framework independent Module Libraries and can be accessed via SAGA’s Graphical User Interface (GUI) or various scripting...