Pixel Art Pro by Dan Shepherd (Universal)
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Released: Sep 28, 2016
Version: 1.6
Size: 20 MB
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Pixel Art Pro

Dan Shepherd
Design your game art on the move with Pixel Art Pro.

If you are a game artist or just want to create some cool animations to share with your friends - this is the app for you.

With the following features you may find you don't even want to use your desktop art package to create your game art - after all it is easier to draw on a touch screen than it is with a mouse!

Canvas:

- Choose the size of your pixel canvas up to 256 pixel square - (Sizes do not have to be square, for example you could have a character which is 96 pixels high and 64 pixels wide).

- Hide/Show grid lines

Zoom/Pan:

- Pinch to zoom
- Drag with TWO fingers to Pan

Palette:

- Choose from a large colour palette or add your own custom colour with the colour picker. Your custom palette will be stored along with your project

Drawing:

- Freehand (pixel plotting)
- Draw Lines
- Draw Circles
- Flood fill
- Dropper
- Eraser

Editing:

- Cut or copy regions
- Rotate 90% clockwise or anticlockwise
- Flip horizontally or vertically
- Undo/redo on a per layer basis

Frames/Layers:

- Create, move, delete or copy Frames.
- Create, move, delete layers - (long press to rename).
- Hide/Show layers
- Lock/Unlock layers
- Choose your own background colour for preview.
- Playback animations
- Adjust frame rate

Import/Export:

- Import existing tile maps via Photos extension.
- Export as a tile map for your game or as an animated gif.

Disclaimer:

Icons used by the app were obtained from https://icons8.com

Artwork used in the screen shots was obtained from http://opengameart.org/content/fumiko-complete-charset

Many thanks to the artists for the hard work and making it public domain

What's new in version 1.6
Fixing the colour editor so that it fits iPhone 5 screen better. Also added some conditional build flags so that it will still work on older 9.0 version of iOS but without local notifications or iMessage support.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Pixel Art Pro is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 40% off its regular price.
  • + Pixel Art Pro is currently ranked #106 in paid Photo-Video apps for iPad.
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