The EASIEST and FASTEST tool to make your own multi-platform visual novels! Quickly create your own games for Windows / MacOS / iOS / Android / HTML5 / CSS3, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!
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Release Date:
Mar 27, 2015

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January 12

New Android & IOS Export Tutorial

Since the start of TyranoBuilder, we have wanted to make exporting your project easier whether that be as an exe, browser, or even for a mobile device. And because of that, we are always looking for new ways to make that possible.

With Android, in particular, the third party means of getting from our export to an APK are always changing. So we made a tool which we are calling TyranoPlayer which handles most of the steps that are going to be consistent with every project allowing you to move from throwing your export into TyranoPlayer to Android Studio so that you're ready to press that build APK button.

Like always, our tutorials can be found on the website here:

We are delighted to get this out to all of you and hope you will give it a try and tell us how it goes! Especially in regards to the android export due to how easy it has become.
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August 18, 2017

TyranoBuilder Updated to v1.7!

TyranoBuilder Updated to v1.7!

We are pleased to present TyranoBuilder v1.7! This update brings a slew of new features in addition to various quality of life improvements! Here are the updates from v1.6:

Tab Switching between Scenarios
You can now use tabs to switch between editing different scenarios!

Theme Switching
Change the game UI with just one click! The design of Message boxes, menus, save load screens, backlogs, configs, etc. can be switch by changing the theme. Button and window designs can be also set to switch with the theme. Themes also support customization such as message color, color of name column, transparency. Currently there are 5 different themes to choose from and more will be added in the near future.

Hide / Show the Game Screen
You can temporarily obscure the game screen behind an image, change the screen layout behind the scenes, and then reveal the updated screen. Use this to easily display the game screen again after changing the background or character positions, etc.

Add Strokes, Shadows and Anti-Aliasing to Fonts
Easily add strokes and shadows using your color of choice from within TyranoBuilder. You can also add border and shadow effects to text and animation that are already displayed on screen. It can also be used with text alignment components.

TyranoScript updated to v456
This version has greatly improved stability and speed, and many new features are added, including support for voiceover, external plugins, new themes, filters, layer mode, and more!
Check out the new tags and how to use them at the TyranoScript Tag Reference page:

Redesigned Default Menus
Default menus have an all-new look, and new projects include key visual novel features such as text speed, config, data save, backlog , save, load etc. from the get go.

System Menu Editor
You can freely customize system menu images with this new editor.

Support for Keyboard / Mouse / Swipe Controls
Customize the control scheme to suit your game.
For example, you can set the game to advance by scrolling the mouse, or skip to the right with a swipe on smart devices. You can also assign game operations such as Save to specific keys.

Improved Background Transitions
All-new background switching effects including 4 directional swipes, vanish, rotate, and more.

Blend Images Component
Use this component to blend images on the game screen. This can be used, for example, to use sunset effects or other effects without preparing individual images.

Blend Movie Component
Combine moving images with game screen to apply particles, film-like effects, and much more to the whole game.

New Component to Easily Adjust Character Positions
Use this component to adjust character’s standing position and see and preview in real time. You can easily animate movement for on-screen characters.

Capture & Set Save Slot Thumbnails
Use this new component to set your preferred image as the save slot thumbnail image. You can use thumbnail images of your choice, or use a screen capture.

Enable / Disable Key Configuration
Enable or disable keyboard or mouse control for the new functions. Use this to disable keyboard input.

Increase / Decrease the Number of Available Save Slots
You can now easily set the number of save slots. In addition, you can easily clear save data while previewing.

Improved Music / SE Playback on Smartphones
Improvements have been made to ensure that the audio is optimally reproduced when exporting for projects for smartphones.

Windows Tablet Compatibility Added
Projects now run even on Windows Phone, or Windows Tablet PC, Microsoft Surface, etc.

Improved Text Input Functionality
Until v170, text in the text component would by default wait for a click and page break at the end. From v170, this can be set freely in TyranoBuilder.
Now you can set the text behavior for the end of each line according to your taste. (The previous text components can still be used, but is hidden by default.)

Advanced Search Function
Drag a component into the search area to highlight it. Handy for when you want to concentrate on text only or just review sound effects, etc.

Set Default Parameter Values
Example: the default duration for background switching is 3,000ms, but this function can be used to set the duration for newly added components to default to 1,000ms.

Various Editor Improvements
Faster switching between scenarios!
Easier placing of the final component in the editor!
Mouse over to expand collapsed component groups in the tool area.
Use the up and keys to change the selected component in the editor
Search function added to all file selection windows
Change the size and height of the message text displayed in the editor via Config > TyranoBuilder.

As always, the last version (v1.6) and all previous versions are available via TyranoBuilder > Properties > Beta in your Steam Library.

We hope you enjoy the new version! Please post any questions, feedback, etc. to the TyranoBuilder Discussion Group here:
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About This Software

※ 日本語の案内は英文の下にあります! ※

Easily and quickly make your own multi-platform visual novels with TyranoBuilder, even if you know nothing about game programming or scripting!

Bring your creativity to reality with our suite of drag-and-drop tools, plus scripting language for advanced users.

Games made with TyranoBuilder can be easily exported to Windows, Mac, browsers, or converted* for iOS and Android smart devices, then sold via distributors such as Steam, the Apple AppStore, or GooglePlay!

*Requires free third party software. See the TyranoBuilder Tutorial for details.


★ Easy & fast to Use! ★
No programming knowledge required! Fire up and start creating games immediately with TyranoBuilder’s simple and intuitive drag & drop interface!

★ Multi-platform! ★
Create games on Windows or Mac, and export for Windows, iOS*, Android*, smartphones and tablets, or browsers!

*iOS and Android require conversion using free third party software. See the TyranoBuilder Tutorial for details.

★ Fully featured! ★
Easily add scenes, characters, dialogue, story branches, music, movies and more!

★ Powerful! Flexible! ★
Customize every aspect of your game with the included TyranoScript scripting language!

★ Outstanding Value! ★
Create and sell your own visual novels for only $14.99! Requires NO license fees or royalties of any kind!


Praise for TyranoBuilder!

"Super intuitive! Within minutes I was up and running and already had a scene nearly finished. The ability to basically do everything without ever needing to know any kind of programming is going to make this a smash hit." - Hardcore Gamer

"This software is amazing, really easy to use." - Nerd Maldito

"Hands down the fastest way of creating a visual novel with no coding required." - Rice Digital

"Easier than peeling a banana." - G-Genius & P4G





ティラノビルダーで制作されるゲームは簡単にWindows、 MacOS、ブラウザー向けにエクスポートすることができ、iOS やアンドロイド端末向けに移植※出来る。

さらに、制作したゲームをSteam、Apple AppStore、GooglePlayなどで発売もできる!



★ 使いやすい!早い! ★

★ マルチプラットフォーム! ★
WindowsあるいはMacOSでゲームを制作し、Windows、 iOS※、 アンドロイド※、 スマホ、タブレット、ブラウザー用にエクスポート出来る!


★ 数多くの強力な機能を搭載! ★

★ 強力!柔軟なカスタマイズ! ★

★ お買い得!! ★

★★★ 直ぐに購入し、ノベルゲーム制作にチャレンジしよう ★★★


- Hardcore Gamer

「このソフトは凄い。本当に使いやすい。」 Nerd Maldito

「バナナの皮を剥くより簡単。」 G-Genius、P4G

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz Processor or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
    • Processor: 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 500 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics Chip
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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