Crystal Space

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Crystal Space
Crystal Space.png
Genre3D engine
Latest release2.0[1]
Release dateJuly 3rd, 2012
Code licenseLGPL
Media licenseN/A
P. languageC++
Crystal Space is a free engine. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Crystal Space is a 3D game development kit licensed under the LGPL. For game development, they developed Crystal Entity Layer which turns Crystal Space into a game engine.[2] Interaction is possible through the Python programming language and XML.


The Crystal Space project has participated in the Summer of Code program sponsored by Google in 2006[3], 2007[4]2008[5] and 2009.[6]

According to, development activity in the source code repository dates back to January 2000. It also indicates that the engine was written in the C++ programming language.[7]

The Crystal Space development team is composed of many members.[8]

The Crystal Space project cooperates with the Blender project to create Yo Frankie!.[9]

Version history[edit]

See Crystal Space release history for more details.


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