Tools

List of tools that developer can use when working with Sprite Kit:

TexturePacker

Sprite Sheet generation tool with option to export to your favourite game framework (cocos2d, Sprite Kit (soon), Corona, …)

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SpriteIlluminator

Great tool for generating and painting normal maps for 2d game objects and art

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Physics Editor

Collision shape generator with option to export to your favourite game framework (cocos2d, Sprite Kit (soon), Corona, …)

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Glyph Designer

Fantastic bitmap font editor tool

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LevelHelper

Fantastic tool for rapid prototyping and development of cross-platform 2d games

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Particle Designer

Great Particle effects editor

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SKPhysicsBody Path Generator

Nice online tool for generating polygon path for your image to be used with SKPhysicsBody

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Sprite Helper

Great set of tools including sprite sheet editor, collysion shape generator, and animation editor

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Sprite Kit Designer

A powerful integrated tool to create Scenes with Sprite Kit. It contains a wysiwyg Layout Editor to create complex node trees and edit all the properties of the nodes, a keyframe based Timeline Editor to create actions and a Resource Manager to manage Textures and Texture Atlases..

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Sprite Kit Physics Debugger

Great open source debugging tool allowing you to draw and see the real physicsBody.

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SpriteKit-QuickLook

Provides with details (all properties) of Sprite Kit classes in the debugger. Requires Xcode 5.1.

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TilemapKit

TilemapKit is the first complete hexagonal, staggered & regular isometric and orthogonal TMX tilemap framework for Sprite Kit

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Zwoptex

Another nice sprite sheet editor

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