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Does anyone know of any good (and preferably free) Sprite Animation Toolkits/Libraries for iOS development?

This library should be able to handle the collision detection and the movement of the sprites. Back in the 90's there was a Pascal library called Sprite Animation Toolkit by Ingemar Ragnemalm that handled a lot of the heft to create animations and the such. I am just wondering if there is anything like that in the iOS world?

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Do you have any requirements for this piece of software? Or do you just want to make texture atlases? – John McDonald Jan 11 '12 at 20:39
I recommend spriter – ClassicThunder Oct 9 '12 at 20:00
  • Cocos2d-iphone is a great open source framework for iOS
  • Cocos2d-x will give you automatic porting for Android so you might want to check it as well
  • Both are based on Open GL which is another open source graphic library
  • Box2d is also a great open source resource for 2d graphics
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Not sure what this list has to do with animation frameworks? – ClassicThunder Oct 9 '12 at 20:44

While it's not specifically a sprite animation library, is Cocos 2d any use to you? You can also look at the source which might help you create a sprite animation library of your own.

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