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This page was written right after this wiki was introced, more to play around and get this thing started then because I have so much to say about GiGi. Knowledgable people please add to this.

The GiGi development library (sometimes called GG) is used by Free Orion to handle most of the basic UI and graphics things (windows, fonts, input, images, and such). It uses (at least in this project) SDL internally for platform-dependant things, and OpenGL for graphics.

An important link between this library and FreeOrion is that tzlaine is the head programmer of both projects.