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Codebase Doom 3
Developer(s) Daniel Gibson
Initial release 1.4.0 (2015-10-09, 6 years ago)
Latest release 1.5.1 (2021-03-14, 13 months ago)
Development status Active
Written in C++
Target Platform Cross-Platform (Windows, Linux and macOS tested)
Available in English (United States)
License GNU General Public License v3+
Website https://dhewm3.org/
Source Repository


IRC Channel Freenode #iodoom3

Dhewm3 is a source port for the original Doom 3, but does not support the BFG Edition.


  • 64-bit port
  • SDL for low-level OS support, OpenGL and input handling
  • OpenAL for audio output, all OS-specific audio backends are gone
  • OpenAL EFX for EAX reverb effects (read: EAX-like sound effects on all platforms/hardware)
  • Better support for widescreen (and arbitrary display resolutions)
  • A portable build system based on CMake
  • (Cross-)compilation with MinGW-w64


The following mods are certified to work.

External links[edit]

Source code genealogy
Based on
Doom 3
Dhewm3 Active, D3wasm