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Offline kauheaa

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Software recommendations?

on: September 05, 2018, 08:25:41 am
I just recently started getting back into pixel art and animation after some 10 years of pause and am a bit out of the scene now.

I used to use MS Paint and Jasc Animation Shop 2 or 3 back then and later when I lost JAS I started using Gimp with MS Paint and that just doesn't seem to be the best combo really... I sort of like MS Paint in all it's crappiness but I'm up for suggestions. Layers would be great.... :lol:

So I'd like to know what softwares do you people use for pixel art (and animation)? What would you recommend and why?

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Re: Software recommendations?

Reply #1 on: September 05, 2018, 08:27:18 am
aseprite. hands down
PSA: use imgur
http://pixelation.org/index.php?topic=19838.0 also go suggest on my quest, cmon
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Re: Software recommendations?

Reply #2 on: September 05, 2018, 12:33:21 pm
aseprite. hands down

I see why. THANK YOU. :y: :y:

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Re: Software recommendations?

Reply #3 on: September 05, 2018, 06:56:56 pm
Hey, I used to use JASC Paint Shop Pro/Animation Shop too and they were pretty great for pixel art back... 15 years ago, was it? Asprite is great, but let me also put in a vote for Cosmigo Pro Motion, it's been my tool of the trade for a long time, if you like Deluxe Paint and understand that workflow, it'll feel natural. If not, it has a bit of a learning curve.

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Re: Software recommendations?

Reply #4 on: September 05, 2018, 11:50:39 pm
throw graphicsgale onto a flash drive and carry it with you everywhere

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Re: Software recommendations?

Reply #5 on: September 18, 2018, 04:22:00 pm
If you don't want to download anything, I suggest making an account on pixilart.com. It has everything you need to make good pixel art.