a fast 2D physics library written in C.
Chipmunk is a fast 2D rigid body physics library written in C. Supports fast circle, segment, and convex polygon collisions.
- Designed for 2D video games.
- Circle, convex polygon, and line segment collision primitives.
- Multiple collision primitives can be attached to the same rigid body.
- Fast collision detection by using a spatial hash for the broad phase.
- Extremely fast impulse solving by utilizing Erin Catto's contact persistence algorithm.
- Support for collision callbacks based on object types.
- Impulses applied to contact points can be retrieved after the impulse solver has finished.
- Several kinds of joints available.
- C99 implementation, no external dependencies.
- Ruby extension available.
- Simple, read the documentation.
released on 20 September 2011
6 February 2009
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 April 2018.
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