Aseprite is a multi platformÂ animated sprite editor andÂ pixel art tool. Available forÂ Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, the editor and itsÂ retro visual appeal provide artists and developers with a huge list of features. Sprites are composed byÂ layersÂ andÂ framesÂ (as separated concepts), which can be colored using RGBA,Â IndexedÂ (palettes up to 256 colors), and Grayscale. It’s possible to lad/save sequence ofÂ PNGÂ files andÂ GIFÂ animations (also FLC, FLI, JPG, BMP, PCX, TGA).
The editor has an option to export/import animations to/fromÂ Sprite Sheets, as wellÂ tiledÂ drawing mode, useful to drawÂ patternsÂ and textures. There is the mini-editor withÂ real-time animation preview,Â multiple editorsÂ support, pixel art specific tools like filledÂ ContourÂ and Polygon, andÂ Onion skinning.