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Aseprite free download for Mac


Version 1.2.29

Animated sprite editor & pixel art tool.

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Aseprite overview

Aseprite is a program to create animated sprites. Its main features are:

  • Sprites are composed of layers & frames as separated concepts.
  • Support for color profiles and different color modes: RGBA, Indexed (palettes up to 256 colors), Grayscale.
  • Animation facilities, with real-time preview and onion skinning.
  • Export/import animations to/from sprite sheets, GIF files, or sequence of PNG files (and FLC, FLI, JPG, BMP, PCX, TGA).
  • Multiple editors support.
  • Layer groups for organizing your work, and reference layers for rotoscoping.
  • Pixel-art specific tools like Pixel Perfect freehand mode, Shading ink, Custom Brushes, Outlines, Wide Pixels, etc.
  • Other special drawing tools like Pressure sensitivity, Symmetry Tool, Stroke and Fill selection, Gradients.
  • Tiled mode useful to draw patterns and textures.
  • Transform multiple frames/layers at the same time.
  • Lua scripting capabilities.
  • CLI
  • Command Line Interface to automatize tasks.
  • Quick Reference / Cheat Sheet keyboard shortcuts (customizable keys and mouse wheel).
  • Reopen closed files and recover data in case of crash.
  • Undo/Redo for every operation and support for non-linear undo.

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What’s new in version 1.2.29

Updated on Oct 04 2021

Version 1.2.29:
  • Windows: Improve performance saving files (thanks to @Amarcolina)
  • Fixed crash changing Screen or UI Scaling #2830
  • Fixed crash pressing ESC when moving selection edges #2840
  • Fixed preview for effect dialogs which don't include pixels at the bottom or right edge #2216
  • Fixed crash trying to save a color palette into a .jpg file #2654
  • Fixed centering the "open sequence as animation" dialog when the first file are specified from the CLI #2899
  • CLI: Added {duration} field to the --filename-format for sprite sheets (thanks to @jestarray)





7.5 MB

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App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9 or later
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