LibreSprite is a free and open source animated Sprite and pixel editor application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using LibreSprite you can create 2D retro style sprite and pixel art graphics for video and games. it comes with real time animation previews, onion skinning and you can edit multiple sprites at once. Some other useful features are build-in palettes editor and layers & frames support, tiled drawing mode and you can also import and export sprite sheets. It is released under GNU General Public License v2.0.
Install LibreSprite on Ubuntu Linux
LibreSprite is available as flatpak package from flathub and portable AppImage. Install flatpak and flathub first in your system, if you don’t have them and restart your system. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below LibreSprite flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub com.github.libresprite.LibreSprite
Start LibreSprite using this command.
flatpak run com.github.libresprite.LibreSprite
and uninstall it using
sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.libresprite.LibreSprite
Install LibreSprite via AppImage
You can Download LibreSprite in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal app and run below commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ LibreSprite-4fc8d53-x86_64.AppImage
Here “LibreSprite-4fc8d53-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name . You can change this based on your file name.