Compose and design animated pixelart

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A new composition tool

A new composition tool

Design pixelart paintings, art pieces, game assets, and compose interesting animations and combinations from sprites or sprite sheets with Bit - Animation Editor.


Powerful Export options

Bit - Animation Editor has a wide range of easy to use export options. Export to GIFs, pictures, data packages for game engines, or to a standalone desktop application.

Powerful Export options

It's all about scene animation and asset compositions

This art was created and exported with Bit Animation Editor


Features

Asset Management

Import pixelart parts and sprites.

Configure sprite sheet tiles, and compose new sprite sheet animations.


Scene Editor

Highly performant scene editor that lets you focus on composition while running sprite sheet animations and custom tweening animations at the same time.


Powerful Asset Configurations

Layering and scene scaling for easier composing.

Smart mirroring and pattern repetition for strong symmetrical designs.

Tweening built-right in for interpolating any attributes and bringing compositions to life.

Color tinting, alpha rendering and simple rotations for further customization.


Palettes and Colorization

Replace colors and combine assets under one color schema and import and export color themes between projects.


Strong Export Targets

Export as Picture, Time-lapse, or animation sequences.

Export as GIF and customize frames.

Export art as a standalone desktop application.

Export data packages with JSON for game engines.

Import into Unity.


Compose and design strong and impactful pixelart

What would you make?



What is Bit Animation editor?

A composition tool used to make animated pixel art.

Why did you make this?

We made an internal tool to create animated art as well as to export assets to our games. Bit Animation Editor is the refined version of that tool.

Can you export to GIF?

Yes! It's built right in! You can easily select the number of frames to include, how many frames to skip, and for how long each frame should be displayed in the GIF. Design and export!

Can you paint pixelart with it?

No! The tool is used for composition and animation only! You import pixelart into the editor and use that to create your scene.

Are there any art assets included?

Yes, and a demo project showing how everything is setup. Importing PNG sprites and sprite sheets is super easy.

What is the benefit of Bit Animation editor?

You can easily create and author sprite animations out of sprite sheets. It's also super easy to export to Gif, PNG and Game Engine friendly data formats. Moreover, you can even create a standalone windows desktop app from your composition. It's also possible to import your compositions directly to Unity.

What OS are supported?

Right now Bit - Animation Editor is available for Windows 10 64-bit.

How do you setup animations?

There are several ways! Create sprite sheet animations, rotations, or create sequences of powerful tweening animations that can animate all the asset's settings like position, rotation, mirroring, etc.