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edited June 2012 in General Posts: 19

Hey there,
I was playing with Codea today earlier, and i tought it would be cool to add my own sprites to the game, so i downloaded a average drawing app to do so, when i finished it and put it to test, it was rendered with the white background, is there anyway i could "erase that white background?

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  • Posts: 122

    Make sure those sprites have transparent backgrounds. You can do this easily with Paint.net or Photoshop.

  • Hmm, that is what i was afraid, just tought i could do my sprites on the run, but it's okay, thanks :)

  • Posts: 489

    If the drawing app does not allow you to save .png image files with transparent backgrounds, perhaps you could use Codea's built-in image.get() and image.set() functions to process the image to replace pixels of the background colour (white) with black, transparent pixels - pixel-by-pixel.

  • Posts: 50

    Photoshop touch for the iPad does the job for me.

  • SimeonSimeon Admin Mod
    Posts: 5,054

    Procreate also saves images with a transparent background.

  • Posts: 384

    By the way, I am loving Procreate! It is another example of a lean, well thought-out Australian product... :) I highly recommend it for digital artists.

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