make 8-bit art!

this is an open source
link to make8bitart repo on github pixel art drawing tool by jennmoneydollars
official website of ! if you make something cool, i wanna see it – tweet me at @jennschiffer!

make 8-bit art alternatives

  • GIMP

  • GIMP is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, and more.

    tags: Portable architectural-photography batch-image-manipulation color-to-alpha customizable-interface
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Haiku AmigaOS Xfce
  • Paint.NET

  • Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.

    tags: Portable alpha-channel curve-manipulation editing-photos export-to-png
    platform: Windows
  • MyPaint

  • MyPaint is a fast painting program with an emphasis on full-screen use. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it. MyPaint supports pressure or tilt sensitive graphic tablets and comes with an easy-to-use brush collection. There is a complex interface for creating own brushes, focusing on brush dynamics (changes with speed, pressure, randomly).

    tags: Portable art color-blending digital-painting drawing
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Pixlr

  • Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art. Whether you’re applying a quick fix to your photos or adding your personal touch with effects, overlays, or borders, Pixlr has everything you need to make your moments beautiful. Getting started with Pixlr is free and easy - install the app to discover the magic of Pixlr today.

    tags: colorkey graphics-editor image-editing layer-support multi-language
    platform: Online Android iPhone
  • Pixelmator

  • Pixelmator, the beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editor has everything you need to create, edit and enhance your images.

    tags: asset-pipeline digital-painting drawing ease-of-use healing-brush
    platform: Mac OS X iPhone iPad
  • Microsoft Paint

  • Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. It opens and saves files as Windows bitmap (24-bit, 256 color, 16 color, and monochrome, all with the .bmp extension), JPEG, GIF (without animation or transparency), PNG (without alpha channel), and TIFF (without the multiple pages).

    tags: Discontinued digital-painting graphics-editor image-editing minimalistic
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • JugiPaint

  • JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work. It provides many standard digital painting features like layers, brushes, selections, transformations, etc., as well as some less often like guide layers and panels.

    tags: drawing art digital-painting painter comic
    platform: Windows
  • Leonardo

  • • Swift workflowLeonardo has a beautiful and easy-to-use interface that will scale to any screen and works great for both left- and right-handed people.

    tags: art digital-painting drawing graphics illustration
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • piZap

  • Free online photo editing software.

    tags: graphics photo-editing
    platform: Online Android iPhone Facebook
  • Pixelesque

  • Pixelsque's goal is to be as simple as possible, while still retaining many powerful features. It works like any standard pixel art editor, with a pen, eraser, and shapes. Pinch zoom and two finger drag can be used to move around the image from anywhere. Lesser-used functions such as save/open/new, and others can be found in the menu, saving valuble screen space on phones, and allowing easy access on tablets. It fully supports all Android devices from low-end phones to high-end tablets.

    tags: 2d-graphics graphics image-editing image-editors pixel-art
    platform: Android Android Tablet
  • Graphiter

  • Graphiter is an easy to use, straight forward, and powerful Sketching App. Its aim is to reproduce a real life sketching workflow using simple tools, such as, a Graphite Pencil, a Blend tool and an Eraser. Graphiter is designed to excite the sketching enthusiast, and anyone who just wants to have fun drawing with ease. Most tools need in-app purchases.

    tags: drawing art sketching illustration digital-painting
    platform: Windows
  • Sketchable

  • Sketchable’s comprehensive yet clean interface is carefully crafted to harness the full potential of you and your device, making sure nothing comes between you and your imagination. Part journal, part canvas, Sketchable allows you to scribble a note, snap and edit a pic, import and augment an image, or paint a masterwork—easily sharing it all with your friends and family. Open the app, pick a tool, pick a color, and delve into a limitless world of creativity.

    tags: drawing sketching illustration digital-painting painter
    platform: Windows
  • MyBrushes

  • MyBrushes Paint for Mac app allows you to paint on infinite canvas and PLAYBACK whole drawing.

    tags: canvas digital-painting draw-offline draw-on-screen drawing
    platform: Mac OS X iPhone iPad
  • Pixilart

  • Pixilart is your online pixel drawing experience, a friendly & easy interface with a number of cool unique features. From animations to real-time online drawing with others. Create a profile today and start sharing!

    tags: art pixel-art album-artwork
    platform: Online
  • Pro Paint

  • Pro Paint for Mac is the realistic full-featured digital paint software for Mac that is used for painting, image editing, vector drawing, free-form transformation, cropping, alpha channel editing... It provides high quality image manipulation tools for original artwork creation.Pro Paint for Mac enables your works to be showcased just as impressive as what you can create on a physical canvas.

    tags: photography graphics sketch drawing painter
    platform: Mac OS X