Animations and visual effects are nowadays used to enhance nearly every form of multimedia, including video games. These are created by combining multiple images and effects, with an abundance of applications at your disposal.
Aseprite is one of them and offers a different approach on image editing and creating short animations.
Intuitive design makes it easy to use.
If you're nostalgic about the past era of pixel graphics and effects, you might just find this to be a suitable environment.
This is not only because of the application's aim to create such sprites, but the interface is fully designed this way as well. Although you get the impression of an old video game, with icons and tools being a little difficult to identify, accommodation is no problem at all.
Clever file support and drawing tools.
The result is either an enhanced picture or short animation to use in your project, but until you get there some effort needs to be invested.
The context bar shows specific options for the active tool. Also it changes depending on the state of the active document. E.g. when we move the selection.
This is the context bar for the Pencil tool:
The first elements are Brush type/shape:
The brush size (in pixels):
And the brush angle:
It's useful for line brush type:
Paint Bucket tool.
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