Marisa Therezza, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / September 07, 2013
A sprite denotes a graphical object (a two-dimensional image or animation) integrated into larger scenes of a game. With the applications on this list, you will be able to create your own sprites or even sprite sheets for further gaming.
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
Scrolling Game Development Kit is a full-featured open source application created to help you design your own side-scrolling games regardless of your skills and your level of experience in game creation processes. “GameDev” will allow you to design all the elements required to create a scrolling game, such as maps, paths, and sprites.
SWFSheet – create sprite sheets from SWFs The idea is to take an animation created in Flash, and generate a sprite sheet from it. A sprite sheet, for those of you who may not be familiar, is a single large bitmap containing several frames of an animation, usually layed out in a grid. These can be loaded in very efficiently by games, and each frame shown to recreate the animation.
iCreator is a simple tool that helps you to create Sprite image on the go. Using this tool you can simply drag the image on the go and you can also use this tool to create CSS for the sprite image.In order to do that you have to define the number of rows and cols,then enter the Width & Height of the Icon.
Use the free Sprite Maker tool to create your own sprites. It is really easy to use and you can very quickly create a character with his own unique outfit. You will be creating your own sprites in seconds. When you have finished customizing you can export out your sprite and use it in your game.
This tool allows you to easily create sprite sheets from separate images ready for inclusion in your chosen game sprite animation system.Add sequence of images and combine in to single sprite sheet (exports as PNG) and haves ability to remove or reorder each image in the sheet