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    Pixel Craft

    A Pixel Art Editor
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    A pixel Art & Animation Creation Tool Built using HTML5 Canvas.
    It is a Progressive Web App (PWA) with offline compatibility.
    It is mobile-friendly and is very easy to use.



    This App is Available at both these locations

    On opening, you will get a screen as Follows

    PixelCraft overview

    You can choose Any Dimensions for your Canvas, 16 X 16 is the default dimension.
    Dimensions below 128 X 128 are preferable for smooth operation and GIF creation.


    PixelCraft overview

    The List Of all Tools and methods to use them are as follows


    The Pencil tool is the most basic tool and is used to draw pixels Freehand

    Pencil Tool


    The Eraser tool is used to erase a given pixel 1 pixel at a time. It has dimensions 1 X 1 and is fixed.

    Eraser Tool

    Paint Tool

    The Paint tool is used to Flood Fill a given color with a new color. It works smoothly for dimensions under 128 X 128.

    Paint tool

    Paint tool

    Line Tool

    The line tool is used to draw a line segment between 2 points using Bresenham line drawing algorithm.

    Click on tool and click on 2 points to draw a line segment between them.

    Line Tool

    Circle Tool

    The Circle Tool is used to draw a circle with a given centre and Radius using Midpoint Circle Algorithm.

    Circle Tool

    Ellipse Tool

    The Ellipse Tool is used to draw an ellipse with given centre and it's radius along x-axis and y-axis.

    Ellipse Tool

    GIF Tools

    Add Frame

    This tool adds the current state of canvas to the Frame Stack which can be later loaded or deleted. Each Frame is added with a delay of 100 ms, Same Frame can be multiple time to increase it's duration in GIF.

    Frame 1 Frame 2 Frame 3 Frame 4 Frame 5 Frame 6

    View Frame

    This tool displays a Popup with all the current frames in the Frame stack.

    Load A Frame: Click on the Frame.
    Delete A Frame: Right Click / Long press on mobile, To delete a Frame.

    Frame Panel

    Utility Tools


    The Undo/Redo Functionality is not very advanced and is only capable of undoing/redoing 1 pixel at a time.
    It is only useful for correcting small mistakes, hence, it is advised to draw with care, or, add a frame if doing a big change with chances of mistake.

    Undo/Redo Tool Undo/Redo Tool

    Clear Window

    This Tool is used to clear the current Canvas window.

    Clear Window
    Claer Window

    Advanced Tools

    Import image

    This Tool is Used to import an image and convert it to Pixel Art of Given Dimensions.

    Mona Lisa Mona Lisa Pixelated

    Saving Pixel Art and GIF Animation

    Once you are done with making your pixel art or animation frames you can export it as a PNG or GIF to share it on other platforms. Let's see how it's done.Save Image

    Saving Image

    Save Image option is available in the Drop-down on top left corner, It will download a file named canvas.png with dimensions 10 x width X 10 x Height

    Saving GIF

    After making all the frames and making necessary changes in Frames Panel, you can export the GIF using option present in Dropdown. The dimensions will be same as that of image.

    Thanks to @eagleloid for this fix #44

    Color Palette & Transparency

    The Following colors are available on the color Palette.

    Color Palette

    You can select any color by clicking on it.

    You can also set color Transparency to create translucent colors and create color combinations. This property can be used to create complex patterns with greater flexibility. Right click on color to set transparency value between 0 and 1

    Thanks to @mrfoogles for this fix #41

    Complex Pattern

    PWA Support

    This Web App is a Fully Compatible PWA and is installable.

    PWA Support

    You can install it either from the Dropdown or using the "Add to Home Screen" Button From Options.

    Some Pixel Arts Made with PixelCraft

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