Free Aseprite Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Aseprite is Piskel, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Aseprite and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Aseprite are Pixelorama (Free, Open Source), Grafx2 (Free, Open Source), GraphicsGale (Free) and LibreSprite (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 24, 2021

    1. Remember the good old 2D games and their beautiful sprites? With Piskel you can create your own in a few clicks. FEATURES Live preview Piskel gives you a live preview of your work. You no longer have to guess how it will look like when it's done: you see it!
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      Most users think Piskel is a great alternative to Aseprite.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pixelorama is a free and open source sprite editor, ideal for pixel art. In this page you'll be learning about the latest added features, as well as its features in general. It's made with Godot Engine, using GDScript.
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      Almost everyone thinks Pixelorama is a great alternative to Aseprite.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs Deluxe Paint and Brilliance.
      Most users think Grafx2 is a great alternative to Aseprite.
    2. Animation graphic editor easy to use - Powerful tool for spriting and pixel art.
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      Most users think GraphicsGale is a great alternative to Aseprite.
    3. LibreSprite is a free and open source program for creating and animating your sprites. * Real-time animation previews. * Onion skinning. * Multiple sprites can be edited at once. * Ready to use palettes, or make your own. * Sprites are composed of both layers & frames.
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    4. Pixelsque's goal is to be as simple as possible, while still retaining many powerful features. It works like any standard pixel art editor, with a pen, eraser, and shapes. Pinch zoom and two finger drag can be used to move around the image from anywhere.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Animations: Create animations and export them as spritesheets or animated GIFs. Tileset: Mockup your tilesets and export them as .png images.

      Discontinued

      Official product page unavailable.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      mtPaint is a painting program which Mark Tyler developed from scratch so he could easily create pixel art and manipulate digital photos.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Pixel art editor for the browser with infinite canvas.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Easy and intuitive, mobile pixel art editor.
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