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iced – cross-platform GUI library for Rust focused on simplicity and type-safety

iced is cross-platform GUI library for Rust focused on simplicity and type-safety.

It seeks inspiration from Elm, a productive language for reliable web applications.

iced is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Simple, easy-to-use, batteries-included API.
  • Type-safe, reactive programming model.
  • Responsive layout.
  • Built-in widgets (including text inputs, scrollables, and more).
  • Custom widget support (create your own).
  • Debug overlay with performance metrics.
  • First-class support for async actions (use futures).
  • Modular ecosystem split into reusable parts:
    • A renderer-agnostic native runtime enabling integration with existing systems.
    • Two built-in renderers leveraging wgpu and glow.
      • iced_wgpu supporting Vulkan, Metal and DX12.
      • iced_glow supporting OpenGL 2.1+ and OpenGL ES 2.0+.
  • A windowing shell.
  • A web runtime leveraging the DOM.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS, Windows, and the web.

Developer: Héctor Ramón and contributors
License: MIT License

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