Now is the time to update the SDL libraries on your MorphOS system. Unpack and install it now. The new version is 2.0.14 which brings lots of improvements. Important Amiga News for MorphOS owners!
SDL stands for Simple DirectMedia Layer that is a library system that is cross-platform compatible. Meaning that programs coded for SDL are easy to compile and run on various architectures. With all of the SDL libraries available for MorphOS, this makes sure that this OS ain’t left in the dust at all. So, now with your coding skills, you can port your SDL programs to MorphOS and make thousands of users happy in the nextgen world of Amiga.
Welcome to SDL2 on MorphOS
The SDL is written in C, works natively with C++, and there are bindings available for several other languages, including C# and Python.
SDL 2.0 is in short sentences distributed under the zlib license but in reality, it is SDL v2.x. When making programs using the SDL libraries gives you the license that allows you to use SDL freely in any software.
A great way to get new tools and games ported to MorphOS is to visit MorphOS Storage or Aminet site. Some of them require stronger CPUs such as the 3D SDL game ports.
OpenTTD SDL2 port for MorphOS
On MorphOS, the most recent game port of OpenTTD that you can find on MorphOS Storage here is using SDL2. You can either play it in a window or in fullscreen. You can join servers or just play it for yourself.
OpenTTD is based on the original Transport Tycoon Deluxe game that was released way back. In OpenTTD the game adds NewGRFs which are assets that the community can make. You can either download them from the web or from within the game itself. The MorphOS version also supports this function. Also, there are several enhancements to the game giving it TRAMS.
Cannonball SDL2 port for MorphOS
If you want to have the authentic OutRun arcade experience on MorphOS, then this SDL2 port of Cannonball engine for MorphOS is a must download tip for you.
There is also more software to be found out there but these two worthy MorphOS ports are two nice examples of what SDL2 is capable of getting ported. You can get the latest MorphOS release of this PowerPC-based operating system here. Get your PowerPC MorphOS capable hardware up to date with this SDL update.