a free sprite sheet maker ?

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  1. LawyerOfGod

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    Hi. .does someone knows a good sprite sheet make for 2d tiles animations?..

    i have found TexturePackerGUI but is paid...
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    Thanks both, i will give a try..
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    If you need help with TexturePacker just contact me.
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    Recently i've made a review for animation software aswell for sprite animators, it might be helpfull for you.

    Adobe Flash
    Bone-based: no
    Key frame concept: yes
    Sprite sheet rendering: no
    OS: ?

    Anime Studio software is used mainly for cartoons drawing.
    Bone-based: yes
    Key frame concept: ?
    Sprite sheet rendering: no
    OS: Win, Mac

    ProMotion software is used for drawing of a detailed and pixel precise graphics. http://www.cosmigo.com/promotion/index.php
    Bone-based: no
    Key frame concept: no
    Sprite sheet rendering: no
    OS: ?

    GraphicsGale is a simple raster animation editor for .gif and .avi animations. http://www.humanbalance.net/gale/us/
    Bone-based: no
    Key frame concept: no
    Sprite sheet rendering: no
    OS: Win

    ASE (Allegro Sprite Editor) is a pixel art raster sprite editor. http://www.aseprite.org/
    Bone-based: no
    Key frame concept: no
    Sprite sheet rendering: ?
    OS: ?

    Anatomy is sprite animation software for 2D game development that doesn't require any drawing skills. http://spritetools.com/
    Bone-based: yes
    Key frame concept: yes
    Sprite sheet rendering: yes
    OS: all

    List of drag and drop sprite sheets creators that use another sprite sheets or frames:
    Zwoptex, $15 http://www.zwopple.com/zwoptex/
    Predator, $15 http://spritesheeteditor.com/
    Simple sprite editor http://sourceforge.net/projects/simplespriteedi/

    list of 2D Map rendering software:
    Dungeon Crafter - is a small freeware program that lets you lay down walls, floors, doors, and objects. http://ww2.dungeoncrafter.com/
    Tile Studio - Tile Studio is a complete development utility for graphics of tile-based games. http://tilestudio.sourceforge.net/
    Tiled Map Editor is another free map editor. http://www.mapeditor.org/

    Good luck :)