Aseprite is a pixel-art tool to create 2D animations, sprites, and any kind of graphics for games.
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Release Date: Feb 22, 2016

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April 14

Aseprite v1.2-beta8

Today we're releasing a new Aseprite beta version with new features:

  • Added slice tool (still a work-in-progress as animated slices need more UI work).
  • Added automatic guides when moving cels/layers
  • Added possibility to move selection edges
  • Added possibility to open multiples files at once
  • Added horizontal/vertical symmetry at the same time
  • Improved handling of overlapping frame tags in the Timeline
  • Improved Sprite > Canvas Size option: now we can drag the canvas and corners
  • Show Unicode filenames correctly (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc.)
  • Added new keyboard shortcut Shift+E to open/close a layer group
  • New command to switch "Contiguous" mode on Paint Bucket tool (no default shortcut yet)
  • Improved performance previewing effects (like Replace Color, Convolution Matrix, etc.)
  • New mail24 color palette (thanks to @Hyohnoo)
  • New matriax8c color palette (thanks to @DavitMasia)
  • Added a search field in the fonts popup.
  • macOS: Fixed memory leaks on paint events and changing mouse cursors
  • macOS: Fixed several keyboard issues (mainly on special non-US keyboard layouts, like "Dvorak - QWERTY ⌘")
  • Fixed soft light layer blending mode to match the CSS-SVG definition.
  • Fixed a problem resetting default grid settings
  • Fixed delay problems playing animation on the active editor and the Preview window at the same time
  • Fixed changing layer properties of several layers at the same time

More information in Aseprite blog announcement.

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January 6

Aseprite v1.1.13 and v1.2-beta7

Minor release with some bug fixes:

  • Zoom tool can be used on animation playback
  • Fixed UI artifacts when moving splitters and other UI elements
  • macOS: Fixed `⌘key` shortcuts on non-QWERTY keyboard layouts (e.g. DVORAK, AZERTY, etc.)
More information in Aseprite blog announcement.

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About This Software

Aseprite is a pixel art tool that lets you create 2D animations for videogames.


  • Compose sprites using layers & frames as separated concepts
  • Create images in RGBA or Indexed color modes
  • Open/Save GIF animations, sequence of PNG files, etc.
  • A timeline where you can copy/move layers, frames, or specific images
  • Animation tools: Real-time animation preview, onion skinning, tag frames
  • Pixel art tools: shading, pixel perfect strokes, RotSprite rotation, tiled mode, filled contour
  • Export/import sprite sheets
  • A command line interface to automate conversion and sprite sheets generation
  • Updates for the whole v1.x series up to v1.9.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Storage: 40 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.7
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Storage: 40 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit or 64-bit
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Storage: 40 MB available space
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