Sprite Lamp Alternatives
This tool lets you generate normal maps for 2D textures, with little effort. Specially designed for Sprites in 2D games.
- - Laigter is the most popular Windows & Linux alternative to Sprite Lamp.
- - Laigter is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Sprite Lamp.
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.
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...
- - Quixel Suite is the most popular Mac alternative to Sprite Lamp.
Quixel Suite Features
This is a suite of ten Gimp plugins known as the 'Resynthesizer'. The most commonly used is 'Heal selection' but all use the plugin whose full interface is found at 'Filters>Map>Resynthesize.'
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.
SpriteIlluminator lets you easily generate normal maps for your 2d game and web projects. Render dynamic lighting & other effects and use paint tools to directly draw on the normal map and fine tune the effects.
- - SpriteIlluminator is the most popular commercial alternative to Sprite Lamp.
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.