Panda3D is a game engine, a framework for 3D rendering and game development for Python and C++ programs. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures, thanks to its liberal license. Go ahead and grab it here. To learn more about Panda3D's capabilities, visit the gallery and the feature list. To learn how to use Panda3D, check the documentation resources. If you get stuck, ask for help on the forums, our community is very active.
Shader generation, performance monitoring, full Python integration, no hassle install, debugging tools, modern OpenGL/DirectX features,
Posted by feillyne on Jun 8th, 2010
Many advanced rendering techniques now fully automatic:
Powerful performance monitoring and optimization tools:
Automatically-generated wrappers expose full functionality of the engine.
Modern OpenGL/DirectX features exposed directly to Panda3D user:
Heavy emphasis on error tolerance and debuggable code:
Mature system used to deliver several commercial games. Contains everything you need, not just the "sexy" stuff: