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Old January 15th, 2010 (02:03 PM). Edited August 16th, 2012 by link12552.
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Nameless Sprite Editor [Classic] is now open source.
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NSE was a good program, feel free to make it better...

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Released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
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Overview:

A tool used to thoroughly edit the sprites in Pokemon GBA ROM's
Region Support: Universal

This tool is currently written (from scratch) in: VB 9.0 and as such requires the .net 3.5 framework or higher
The Official Guide



Features:
  • Edit the sprites stored in the ROM
  • Re-size sprites
  • Re-point frames
  • Find free-space when re-pointing
  • Change the sprites palette index
  • Import/Export sprite library's in a *.nsl file (Stores Frames and Palette)
  • Undo/Redo
  • Toggled canvas grid, palette grid, transparency
  • Displays where frames and palettes are stored
  • Change the ROM's header and name
  • The ability (when in advanced mode) to turn off boundaries (palette, frame, index)
  • Bitmap imports and exports
  • Compiled as a single exe
  • Palette editing
  • Viewing sprites how they are stored in the sprite table
  • Offset Browsing(Display and edit an image stored at an offset, palette offset and gray-scale, bitmap import and export capable)
  • Stored universal "unknown" bytes
  • A basic, built in hex-editor
  • A built in bookmarking system
  • Adding Frames
  • Changing what type of animation a sprite uses
  • Compressed image and palette editing
  • Image reference re-pointing (Currently only for compressed images)
  • Replaces old images (after a re-point) with free-space
  • A plug-in system; commands
  • Saving Image or Palette to any offset
  • Draw mode (Re-sizable brush and Paint-bucket!)



Version: 1.7.5.0


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Bugs:
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-Release 1.75 -
Includes NSL editor
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Old January 16th, 2010 (06:45 AM).
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I'll be first to say, THANK YOU!
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Old January 16th, 2010 (06:49 AM).
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This looks like it's great! I can't try it soon myself, but I will as soon as possible! Thank you!
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Old January 16th, 2010 (07:01 AM).
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Wow, I played around in it for a bit and it's darn awesome. Great job!
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Old January 16th, 2010 (07:34 AM).
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when i went on it it only had the first sprite, the male trainer facing you, can you help?
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Old January 16th, 2010 (08:07 AM).
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wow O.O
could you tell me *how* you read pictures from the ROM?
not nescesarily the code, but a sort of summary
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open rom
file seek to this position in the ROM
readbyte,drawpixel etc
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Found a bug.
If you deselect "Backcolor" in the Options menu, then reselect it, NSE crashes.
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Old January 16th, 2010 (10:35 AM). Edited January 16th, 2010 by link12552.
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Quote originally posted by Lunatic-X:
Found a bug.
If you deselect "Backcolor" in the Options menu, then reselect it, NSE crashes.
Screenie and error message attached.
OK thanks for that, I'll fix it as fast as I can.

Edit: Fixed and uploaded!
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Old January 16th, 2010 (11:10 AM).
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How do u change the sprite libary
i cant do it
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Old January 16th, 2010 (11:56 AM).
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will anyone help me? it only has the player 1 front pic when i open it, what's wrong?
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Old January 16th, 2010 (12:04 PM).
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Quote originally posted by siper x:
will anyone help me? it only has the player 1 front pic when i open it, what's wrong?
What rom(and header) are you using!

This may sound stupid but, if you don't know:
you have to press the index ">" and "<" buttons to change sprites
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Old January 16th, 2010 (12:36 PM).
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How do I import sprites in your editor. I can't find import image just import sprite library. Can you help or at least make a tutorial.
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Old January 16th, 2010 (12:43 PM).
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Old January 16th, 2010 (03:22 PM).
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Do you think you could include manual numbers in the perferences? Not pre-defined numbers like; 32, 64, etc? Because a lot of sprites in d/p/p and h/s are 24 and stuff. And that's a lot of extra space in the sprite that it doesn't need. Or, is that what the "space saver" option is for?

I only played around with it for a little, but it seems good. I don't see it replacing OW editor Re-Birth anytime soon, but still it's a great start.
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Old January 16th, 2010 (04:33 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Pogeygothaxed:
Do you think you could include manual numbers in the perferences? Not pre-defined numbers like; 32, 64, etc? Because a lot of sprites in d/p/p and h/s are 24 and stuff. And that's a lot of extra space in the sprite that it doesn't need. Or, is that what the "space saver" option is for?

I only played around with it for a little, but it seems good. I don't see it replacing OW editor Re-Birth anytime soon, but still it's a great start.
To enter manual numbers in preferences switch to advanced mode.
Then you can enter any number up too 255

I knew somebody(s) might want to enter custom sizes...
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Man this is my new Favourite Overworld sprite editor i even hope it gets even better :D
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UPDATE:
Now imports 16 color Bitmaps!
with the option of saving the image and palette
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This will probably not replace Sebbe's one( When he releases it), but it'll probably replace HackMew's. Good job!
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Quote originally posted by link12552:
To enter manual numbers in preferences switch to advanced mode.
Then you can enter any number up too 255

I knew somebody(s) might want to enter custom sizes...
Oh, I see now. Thanks alot.

By the way, one more question; will this have support for JPAN's Hacked engine? (in future updates)
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Old January 17th, 2010 (05:33 AM). Edited January 17th, 2010 by Full Metal.
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does it not already? or were you talking about the whole pallettes thing?
*edit*
is it just me or does any size besides 16 (when importing a bitmap) make a crash on the program?
(yes, i resized the ROMS sprite too...)
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i think you can better make an ini with every index and frame as offset cuz when we can add more we can add it and change it
and maybe an extra idea
can you make it possible that it can add sprites so instead of idk how much you can do 500 or something
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wow, this is definitly one of the new programs they gotta ad into PHT. Great tool you have there. Maybe a colour picker would help out the beginners...
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Quote originally posted by Full Metal:
does it not already? or were you talking about the whole pallettes thing?
*edit*
is it just me or does any size besides 16 (when importing a bitmap) make a crash on the program?
(yes, i resized the ROMS sprite too...)
I was talking about the extended pallet part, yes.

Also, hmm. I inserted one by 32x32 and it didn't seem to crash.
Then, I tried another 24x24, and it inserted also without a crash.

I'd suggest you make sure that you set the size (i.e.24x24) before, save, and then import it. Or else you might see that crash, or an error, or something.

Apart from this, you should make sure you're using the framework 3.5, because I had a problem, too, before I updated my frame work when I tried to save the changes in the perferences. And if it's already installed, like mine was, re-download and repair it, and it should work after that. (Mine did.) Hope it helps.

@ Link, I can't seem to find any other bugs. Thanks again for this awesome tool it's been really helpful so far in my hack.
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UPDATE!
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