dimgui 1.0.3

dimgui is a D port of the imgui OpenGL GUI library

To use this package, run the following command in your project's root directory:

Manual usage
Put the following dependency into your project's dependences section:

This package provides sub packages which can be used individually:

dimgui:colors - colors

dimgui:demo - demo

dimgui:memory - memory



This is a D port of the [imgui] OpenGL GUI library.

dimgui is an [immediate-mode] GUI library.

Homepage: https://github.com/d-gamedev-team/dimgui

Supported compilers

Currently requires DMD v2.071.0, not tested with other compilers, and not frequently tested on Windows.


Use [dub] to build and run the example project:

# Shows a nice demo of the various UI elements.
$ dub run dimgui:demo

# Shows how to properly handle memory management.
$ dub run dimgui:memory

Note: You will need to install the [glfw] shared library in order to run the example.

Real-world examples

dimgui is used in the following projects:

  • [dbox] - The 2D physics library uses dimgui for its interactive test-suite.


The public API is available in the [imgui.api] module.

Memory Management

For efficiency reasons [imgui] will batch all commands and will render the current frame once imguiRender is called. Calls to UI-defining functions such as imguiLabel will store a reference to the passed-in string and will not draw the string immediately.

This means you should not pass in memory allocated on the stack unless you can guarantee that:

  • The memory on the stack will live up to the point imguiRender is called.
  • The memory passed to the UI-defining functions is unique for each call.

An example of both improper and proper memory management is shown in the [memory] example.

Building dimgui as a static library

Run [dub] alone in the root project directory to build dimgui as a static library:

$ dub
  • The original [imgui] github repository.


Distributed under the [zlib] license.

See the accompanying file license.txt.

  • Mikko Mononen
  • Adrien Herubel
  • Andrej Mitrovic
Sub packages:
dimgui:colors, dimgui:demo, dimgui:memory
1.0.3 2019-Apr-28
1.0.2 2019-Apr-28
1.0.1 2018-Nov-05
1.0.0 2018-Nov-05
0.1.8 2015-Feb-21
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