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Sprite Bump Alternatives

Sprite Bump is described as 'advanced 2D Normal Map Generation Tool. It takes in a single 2D image and generates a normal map and optional ambient occlusion map for use in 3D Lighting for realtime Game Engines ( Unreal Engine, Unity etc' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sprite Bump for Windows, Linux, Mac and Python. The best alternative is Laigter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sprite Bump are Quixel Suite, AwesomeBump, NVIDIA Melody and Crazybump.

This page was last updated Jul 29, 2019
  • Mac
  • Windows

Sprite Bump is an advanced 2D Normal Map Generation Tool. It takes in a single 2D image and generates a normal map and...

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  1. Laigter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This tool lets you generate normal maps for 2D textures, with little effort. Specially designed for Sprites in 2D games.

  2. Quixel was founded in 2011 by Teddy Bergsman and Waqar Azim, based on the vision of substantially speeding up how creators build digital environments, by giving them access to a vast and ever-expanding library of 3D building blocks, and easy-to-use tools to greatly simplify the...



  3. AwesomeBump

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    AwesomeBump is an open source program designed to generate normal, height, specular or ambient occlusion textures from a single image. Since the image processing is done in 99% on GPU the program runs very fast and all the parameters can be changed in real time.

  4. NVIDIA Melody

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NVIDIA Melody creates high quality normal maps that make a low-poly model look like a high-poly model. Simply load your low-poly working model, then load your high-poly reference model, click the "Generate Normal Map" button and watch Melody go to town.

  5. Crazybump

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Crazybump generates lighting maps from 2D textures. It supports ambient occlusion (AO) maps, bump maps, normal maps, and more.



  6. Substance B2M

    • Windows

    Converts a bitmap into a seamless PBR material, including normal, AO, roughness and metallic.

  7. Sprite Lamp

    • Windows

    Sprite Lamp is a software tool to help game developers combine 2D art with dynamic lighting effects, through the creation of hand drawn normal maps.

  8. Njob

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Njob is a simple tool that supports a number of filters related to normalmapping and texture creation. I’ts key design philosophies are:

  9. HandPlane Baker

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Handplane Baker is a free baking tool for a production environment that processes extremely dense models easily.

  10. Unflattener

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python

    Unflattener is a free and open source Python module and a command line tool (unflatten.py) that helps you make normal maps for 2D sprites and other graphics. You can use the normal maps it generates to implement dynamic lighting in video games.

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