glbmp is a lightweight and portable partial glaux replacement, providing auxDIBImageLoad and related device-independent bitmap image loading functionality. At the basic level, it's a flexible bitmap loader and decoder that can be used anywhere the color data of a bitmap is required. It supports uncompressed monochrome, 16 color, 256 color, and 24-bit bitmap files of any size, and allows for flexible output formats.
Nickel is a library for hierarchical maps and .ini files. It can be used to easily read, manipulate, and write configuration data in .ini format, among other things. It's also handy wherever a map structure (or tree of maps) is called for. Nickel focuses on speed, robustness, and portability.