Many open sources softwares may help you when creating a game with GDevelop : graphics softwares (pixel art or not), 2D/3D animations, audio creation and mixes.

The purpose of this page is to create a knowledge base, to be complete by anyone, where softwares are organized by themes:



Spriter :

  • Description : Spriter from creates optimized and flexible modular 2D and bone-based sprite animations for making games.
  • Licence : Free and commercial for pro version.

DragonBones :

Pencil2D :

  • Description : 'Pencil2D', an open-source animation software in development.
  • Licence : Free.


Synfig :

Blender :

Anim8or :



  • Description : The Most Popular Mind Mapping Tool, millions of people use XMind to clarify thinking, manage complex information, run brainstorming and get work organized.
  • Licence : Free, commercial for pro version.

Tile Studio

  • Description : Tile Studio is a complete development utility for graphics of tile-based games. The application contains a bitmap editor for creating tiles and sprites and a map editor for designing level maps.
  • Licence : Free.

  • Description : (formerly Diagramly) is free online diagram software. You can use it as a flowchart maker, network diagram software, to create UML online, as an ER diagram tool, to design database schema, to build BPMN online and more. It can import .vsdx, Gliffy and Lucidchart files.
  • Licence : Free.
  • Platform: Browser




  • Description : Bfxr is an elaboration of the glorious Sfxr, the program of choice for many people looking to make sound effects for computer games.
  • Licence : Free

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