A Powerful,
Intuitive Toolbox

Cinder is a free and open source library for professional-quality creative coding in C++.


Cinder is available under the BSD License for macOS and Windows. The latest version is 0.9.2

Cinder for macOS

Visual C++ 2015

All Cinder Versions


To keep up-to-date with Cinder’s development, consider working from the github repository directly.

This guide walks you through getting setup with Cinder and Github.

Cinder on GitHub


Cinder is developed by the generous contributions of its global user community.

In addition, we owe a huge debt to The Barbarian Group, who have been Cinder's biggest fans and supporters.