What is Cipher?
Cipher is a complete development environment designed for creating state of the art games. By providing a solid foundation onto which games and other interactive applications can be built, and immediate access to a comprehensive range of tools and features, Cipher improves development efficiency and reduces time-to-market. With support for leading third-party tools and components, easy integration into the developers own tool chain, advanced rendering techniques and comprehensive feature set, Cipher makes it possible for developers to concentrate on creating great games.
A detailed breakdown of the features available in Cipher are located on the features page.
By using the latest in shader based graphics and providing artists with user friendly tools to exploit them, Cipher is able to deliver peak performance and stunning visuals that will ensure your game gets noticed. By working closely with the leading hardware vendors, Synaptic Soup is able to ensure that Cipher is always ready to take advantage of the latest innovations. Programmers are given the control and flexibility they need, while artists and level designers are given the tools to make the most of Cipher's unique features.
Cipher goes far beyond high performance rendering though. It's features cover audio, animation, collision and networking as well as support for localisation, compressed file access and memory management. There is even an option to run game code on a virtual machine for the ultimate in secure cross platform support.
Cipher is available to license now, with flexible licensing and support options to suit most budgets and no royalties to pay. For more information on licensing Cipher, please see the licensing page or contact us at.