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Sprite Lamp Alternatives

Sprite Lamp is described as 'software tool to help game developers combine 2D art with dynamic lighting effects, through the creation of hand drawn normal maps' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sprite Lamp for Windows, Linux, Mac, Python and GIMP. The best alternative is Laigter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sprite Lamp are Quixel Suite, AwesomeBump, NVIDIA Melody and Crazybump.

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  1. Laigter icon

    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.

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  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...

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  3. AwesomeBump icon

    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.

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    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.

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    Crazybump

    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    Substance B2M

    • Windows

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

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  7. Resynthesizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GIMP

    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.'

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    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:

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    HandPlane Baker

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

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

    PSD MATERIAL OUTPUT

You can create, save, and share libraries of material base colors. Assign them to pieces of your models and they are baked into an organized PSD set up with layer masks, ready for you to paint on. I am really hoping people post and share their material libraries so we can build a central repository for everyone to work from. You can name and edit colors for 3 material properties in the editor like this:
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    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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