Alternatives to Spine for Mac with any license

  • DragonBones

    DragonBones has a skeletal animation design panel named "DragonBonesDesignPanel" and a 2D skeletal animation library based on ActionScript. Since the Design...

    • It has a pretty similar UI and feature set. It can also export projects as Spine files to be used in your games (unfortunately it exports Spine data only as .json files and not as binary .skel, but it's still pretty nice). Guest • Nov 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Synfig Studio

    Synfig is a powerful, industrial-strength vector-based 2D animation software package, designed from the ground-up for producing feature-film quality animation with fewer...

    • you can't get it into games and it isn't a runtime Guest • Nov 2019 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Synfig isn't bone-based 2D animation Guest • Oct 2019 • 4 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You can't make game animations in Synfig Studio, only animation clips and animation movies Guest • Jan 2019 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Jpixel

    Animations: Create animations and export them as spritesheets or animated GIFs. Tileset: Mockup your tilesets and export them as .png images. Palette/Tile...

    • Discontinued
      Official product page unavailable.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Spriter

    Spriter : an intuitive 2D animation tool for video game makers. Spriter enables the “modular” method of animating where, instead of each frame being a single...

    • Far more affordable, however lacking in mesh functions. Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Creature

    This software is used to create fluid and natural animation to 2D graphics, easily allowing the user to use secondary animation to make it look more natural.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Marionette Studio

    Marionette Studio is a great software, powerful, easy and very intuitive to create 2D animations, characters for video games and more.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

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  • Rubber Hose 2

    Rubber Hose is an After Effects tool for animation rigging. Connect layers from Illustrator and Photoshop into two new stretchy rigs – RubberPin and RubberRig. Style...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Adobe After Effects

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