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An online canvas based Pixel Art creation tool for

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Lospec Pixel Editor

This is a browser based software for creating pixel art

The tool can be viewed online here:

What to Contribute

Any changes that fix bugs or add features are welcome.

The next version is mostly focused on adding missing essential features and porting to mobile.

Suggestions / Planned features:

  • Line tool
  • Tiled mode
  • Load palette from LPE file
  • Move colours in (advanced) palette editor
  • Symmetry options

  • Custom color picker

    • custom code without dependencies
    • more features such as sliders / color modes
  • Mobile

    • Touch equivalent for mouse clicks
    • Hide or scale ui
    • Maybe rearrange UI on portrait
    • Stack colors when too many
    • Fix popups
  • Possibly add collaborate function

  • Polish:

    • ctrl + a to select everything / selection -> all, same for deselection
    • Show colors which would need to be added to palette
    • Warning windows for wrong inputs
    • Palette option remove unused colors
    • Move selection with arrows
    • Update pivot buttons when resizing canvas
    • Update borders by dragging the canvas' edges with the mouse when resizing canvas
    • Move the canvases so they're centered after resizing the canvas (maybe a .center() method in layer class)
    • Trim canvas

How to Contribute

Requirements: you must have node.js and git installed.

  1. Click Fork above. It will automatically create a copy of this repository and add it to your account.
  2. Clone the repository to your computer.
  3. Open the folder in command prompt and run npm install
  4. Make any changes you would like to suggest.
  5. In command prompt run node build.js which will compile it to the /build folder, where you can make sure it works
  6. Add, Commit and Push your changes to your fork.
  7. On the github page for your fork, click New Pull Request above the file list.
  8. Change the head repository dropdown to your fork.
  9. Add a title and description explaining your changes.
  10. Click create pull request.

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