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Version 1.0 is live! Click the download link to get it today.

Pixel Art made with Sprite Something

Warewolf via @rexbox

Illustrapedia via @retronator


Available on the Mac App Store

Sprite Something is also available for iPad/iPhone


Sprite Something is a drawing, animation and tilemap application for pixel artists and game developers. Draw multiple frames individually, then quickly drag and drop frames into an animation, or use your frames to draw tilemaps for your game levels. Export your creations to PNG, animated GIF's and CSV files (tilemaps).

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  • create spritesheets / tiles for use in games
  • edit frames individually and conveniently
  • animation: drag and drop animation frames
  • tilemaps: draw using frames to create large maps
  • iCloud - sync spritesheets, tilemaps and color palettes across your devices
  • GIF export: save gif previews of your animations
  • RGB/HSB color select
  • Recent colors/tiles
  • scalable preview to see your pixel work at multiple sizes
  • onion skinning for easy tracing or cloning frame
  • Individual frame exportadd custom GIMP color palettes, or create your own palettes
  • export individual frame images
  • OS X 10.6 or later

GIMP Palettes

Open .gpl files in Sprite Something to choose your colors easily. Save them to iCloud to use the same palettes across all devices. Below are some references for GIMP palettes:


  • Supports PNG files up to 512x512
  • Click and hold to select color when using pencil, line or fill
  • here is a list of the buttons with descriptions
  • Onion skin: click onion button once to set relative onion skin, twice for locked onion skin. Relative will maintain the frame difference between current frame and onion frame, Locked will stay on the same frame if you change current editing frame

Report Bugs or Request Features

Click here for the current list of known bugs and planned features.
Sprite Something is made by just one guy, so help a guy out. Let me know if there are errors, or what could help make the app better. If reporting an error, please explain as best you can what is going wrong and what you are doing when it happens. Including image size and frame size will probably help.

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