ViroReact is a platform for developers to rapidly build native cross platform AR/VR applications using React Native. ViroReact supports:
AR: ARKit and ARCore
VR: Cardboard (iOS and Android), Daydream and Gear VR
The platform is composed of two main components:
- A high performance native 3D rendering engine, and
- A custom extension of React for AR and VR development.
Whether you are looking to build a new AR/VR application, or add AR/VR features to your existing applications, the ViroReact platform enables you to create powerful mobile AR/VR applications using a single code base. Write once, run everywhere!
Why Use ViroReact?
Easy to Learn
Our framework uses web-like concepts making it simple to learn.
As of Viro React v2.17.0 we are now open source under the MIT License. Add, customize or extend Viro any you want. The source code is available here.
Tired of waiting for recompile to see changes? With Viro React Testbed Apps, just reload and see your changes on device. It's like "refreshing" a browser.
In addition to creating entirely new applications, with ViroReact, you can add AR/VR functionality to your existing application and offer your user base more exciting features.
VR support for iOS Cardboard, Android Cardboard, Daydream and Gear VR.
AR support for iOS ARKit and Android ARCore.
The Viro renderer runs natively on your hardware for optimal performance. Create stunning scenes with support for physically-based rendering (PBR), high-dynamic range (HDR), and realtime lighting and shadows. Add real-world mechanics to your objects with Viro's physics engine, and emit smoke, fire, and more with Viro's full-featured particle system.
To begin developing, we recommend you go through the following sections in order:
- Follow one of our quick start guides (Mac/Linux or Quick Start (Windows)) (No Xcode or Android Studio required) or Set up Xcode with ViroReact or Set up Android Studio with ViroReact
- Tutorial: step-by-step guide for creating a basic scene.
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Updated over 1 year ago