Tutorial collection: Sprites, sprite sheets and animations

The tutorial collection covers all about sprite and animations, packing sprite sheets, optimizing images for web and game development and more.
We currently have these 42 tutorials tagged with texturepacker:

Creating CSS sprites with TexturePacker
Creating CSS sprites with TexturePacker

Learn how to create CSS sprite sheets with TexturePacker and how to use them on your web page. Add images for hover effect with no additional effort.

CSS animation examples with TexturePacker
CSS animation examples with TexturePacker

These two examples show you how to easily create animations with CSS and sprite sheets. Example 1: @keyframes animation. Example 2: Javascript animation

How to create Responsive Retina CSS sprites
How to create Responsive Retina CSS sprites

Tutorial: How to create responsive CSS sprites with HighDPI / Retina display support.

How to create a sprite sheet
How to create a sprite sheet

This tutorial explains how you can create your own sprite sheet from your sprites in seconds.

How to create a 2d game scene in Unity
How to create a 2d game scene in Unity

This tutorial shows you how to create a 2d game scene with a background and a character sprite animation. Use sprite sheets to optimise the game performance.

Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in Axmol Engine
Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in Axmol Engine

Learn how to use sprite sheets and animations in Axmol Engine, design for different devices and screen sizes and optimize your game.

Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in cocos2d-x V3
Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in cocos2d-x V3

Learn how to use sprite sheets and animations in cocos2d-x, design for different devices and screen sizes and optimize your game.

Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in cocos2d-x V4
Tutorial: Using sprite sheet animations in cocos2d-x V4

Learn how to use sprite sheets and animations in cocos2d-x V4, design for different devices and screen sizes and optimize your game.

A beginner's guide to lossless and lossy PNG optimization
A beginner's guide to lossless and lossy PNG optimization

Optimize your PNG files with TexturePacker. Reduce file size and improve performance. Learn how to adjust settings for lossless and lossy optimization.

Packing normal maps into sprite sheets
Packing normal maps into sprite sheets

Tutorial: Create sprite sheets for your normal mapped sprites.

Boosting Unity Game Performance: Sprite Sheet Optimization
Boosting Unity Game Performance: Sprite Sheet Optimization

Free Tutorial: Create optmized sprite sheets for you Unity game. Reduce overdraw, vertex count and draw calls. Simplify your sprite management.

Optimizing sprite meshes for Unity
Optimizing sprite meshes for Unity

Optimize Unity sprite meshes to increase your game's performance

TexturePacker Content Protection
TexturePacker Content Protection

How to use Content Protection feature in TexturePacker to protect your assets

2d dynamic lighting tutorial for Unity
2d dynamic lighting tutorial for Unity

Tutorial: Create amazing 2d lighting effects for your unity game using normal mapped sprites.

How to create dynamically lit 2d pixel art scenes with Unity
How to create dynamically lit 2d pixel art scenes with Unity

Tutorial: This video shows you how create dynamic light effects for your pixel art scene in Unity using normal maps created with SpriteIlluminator.

How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 8
How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 8

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations & sprite sheets for PixiJS 8, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

How to use sprite sheets with GameMaker
How to use sprite sheets with GameMaker

Free Tutorial: Learn how to create sprite sheets for GameMaker Studio

How to create sprite sheets for Phaser 3 with TexturePacker
How to create sprite sheets for Phaser 3 with TexturePacker

Learn how to create sprite sheets for Phaser 3 with TexturePacker. This tutorial also explains how to create an animation and how optimize your spritesheet.

Godot: How to create sprite sheets the easy way (Video)
Godot: How to create sprite sheets the easy way (Video)

How to create sprite sheets for Godot using TexturePacker - the video version of our Godot tutorial

Godot 3: How to create tile sets the easy way
Godot 3: How to create tile sets the easy way

Video tutorial (1:50): How to create tile sets in seconds for Godot 3 using TexturePacker.

How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 7
How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 7

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations & sprite sheets for PixiJS 7, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

Using sprite sheets in melonJS
Using sprite sheets in melonJS

Learn how to create sprite sheets for melonJS, how to load them and how to instantiate sprites and animations. Complete source code available on GitHub!

How to create sprite sheets & animations for libGDX
How to create sprite sheets & animations for libGDX

Free tutorial: Learn how to use sprite sheets & animations with libGDX, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

LibGDX Beginner Tutorial: Sprite Sheets & Physics with Box2D
LibGDX Beginner Tutorial: Sprite Sheets & Physics with Box2D

This tutorial is for libGDX beginners, explaining how to create sprite sheets, use sprites in your game and add game physics.

UIKit Animations with TexturePacker
UIKit Animations with TexturePacker

Use TexturePacker to create animations for UIKit to save memory and decrease loading time

How to create sprite animations for EaselJS
How to create sprite animations for EaselJS

This tutorial explains how to create animations and optimized sprite sheets for your EaselJS project. Free demo source code included.

Panda2 sprite sheet animations tutorial
Panda2 sprite sheet animations tutorial

Creating a sprite sheet animation, optimizing the sheet for fast downloads, building a basic game scene with a character.

How to create Sprite Sheets and Animations with Solar2D
How to create Sprite Sheets and Animations with Solar2D

Tutorial on how to use TexturePacker to create Solar2D image sheets and how to display a simple or animated sprite from an image sheet.

Godot: How to create sprite sheets the easy way
Godot: How to create sprite sheets the easy way

How to create sprite sheets for Godot using TexturePacker.

How can I run TexturePacker during my Xcode build?
How can I run TexturePacker during my Xcode build?

Learn how to automatically update your sprites sheets with TexturePacker in your Xcode builds.

How to use sprite sheets and animations with SpriteKit
How to use sprite sheets and animations with SpriteKit

This free SpriteKit tutorial explains how you can create sprite sheets and animate sprites for your game project.

How to create sprite sheets for Unreal Engine / Paper 2D
How to create sprite sheets for Unreal Engine / Paper 2D

Free Tutorial: Learn how to create sprite sheets and flipbook animations for UnrealEngine/Paper2D using TexturePacker

How to create sprite sheets and animations with Monogame
How to create sprite sheets and animations with Monogame

This tutorial shows how to easily create animations and sprite sheets for your MonoGame app. Full tutorial source code included!

Creating spritesheets for Phaser 2 with TexturePacker
Creating spritesheets for Phaser 2 with TexturePacker

Short tutorial how to create SpriteSheets for Phaser.io using TexturePacker

How to create and use sprite sheets with CocosCreator 3.x
How to create and use sprite sheets with CocosCreator 3.x

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations and sprite sheets with Cocos Creator.

What's new in TexturePacker 7
What's new in TexturePacker 7

Learn about the new features we've added to TexturePacker 7: Manual MultiPack

How to fix jittering sprites in cocos2d-x
How to fix jittering sprites in cocos2d-x

Learn how to fix wobbling, shaking or jittering sprites when using TexturePacker with Cocos2D-x by increasing the shader precision.

How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 6
How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 6

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations & sprite sheets for PixiJS 6, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 5
How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 5

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations & sprite sheets for PixiJS 5.x, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 4
How to create sprite sheets & animations for PixiJS 4

Free tutorial: Create optimized animations & sprite sheets for PixiJS 4, speed up startup of your app, reduce download size. Full demo source code included.

Cocos2d-x performance optimization with polygon sprites
Cocos2d-x performance optimization with polygon sprites

Are you experiencing low FPS in your Cocos2d-x / Axmol game? Optimize your sprite sheets to get the best performance for the players!

Getting started with Starling
Getting started with Starling

Getting started with Starling - A Flash game development framework