Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers


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There are several useful tools and apps that help iPad app developers to create robust, interactive and interesting games to offer great gaming experience to the users. Here are some of the great tools used by the developers making their development phase smoother and faster.

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Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers

  1. 1. Page 1 Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers iPad offers a better gaming experience compared to Apples iPhone due to its bigger screen size. iPad is an innovative device with various inbuilt features supporting game development. The most promising ones are its large multi-touch screen and high speed processor etc. providing the gamers with great experience and encourage iPad game developer to develop games keeping these in mind.The virtual keyboard and the accelerometer add new dimensions togame play.There are myriads of iPad games that can be downloaded from iTunes store. The growingdemand of new games has accelerated the demand for developers as well. Fordeveloping unique and engaging games for iPad there are various tools available in themarket. Some of the popular and useful iPad game development tools are discussedhere:TexturePackerIt is an editor tool for developing sprite sheet. This tools ispacked with several features like smart-folders,Trimming/Cropping, layout algorithms etc. Using this tooldevelopers can edit, crop, import, export the files inmultiple formats. There are two types of layout algorithms– Basic and MaxRects which are ideal for tilemaps andclean and simple animations.This tool can be used in all major operating systems underthe same license. It is an ideal tool for editing the textureof the sprite sheets. Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers Author: Ethan Samuel
  2. 2. Page 2 CocosBuilder CocosBuilder tool is conceptualized to develop games rapidly. The games developed on CocosBuilder, which include the codes, animation and interface, can run without any customization on Android, iPhone and HTML 5. It is fast gaining momentum as one of the ideal andcomplete suite of tool for developing, testing and publishing the games.Its latest version, CocosPlayer, can be installed on the iPad device or in simulator and itautomatically connects via Wi-Fi to CocosBuilder and start generating new codes andresources to the iPad without recompilation of the same.FontEditorThis software is designed to create or modify the fonts of thetiles. There are two different font editors – one crafted to editbitmap fonts and the other one outline fonts. Majority of thefont editors are used to work on outline fonts. This tool is easyto use and edit. It is packed with number of font types also tochoose from. It is also backed by user manual to understandand take outside help in case of any confusion.It is a complete package of tool with an objective to enhance and modify the fonts ofgame, offering best impact. ParticleCreator This, developer tool, is made for OS X to simplify the efforts of creating particle effects in Cocos 2D games. It has been conceptualized to expedite the slow pace of adjustment in code variables to generate an expected particle effect. It allows you to rapidly create, preview, alter, test and save a tailor made impact. Once saved, it automatically creates Cocos2D codes that are stored in the project resource folder.It is equipped with large library of particle and texture templates also. Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers Author: Ethan Samuel
  3. 3. Page 3Above said are some of the promising and popular developer tools that arecomprehensively used by the majority of iPad application developers to create engagingand interactive games.If you are looking for some great iPad game to play inyour iPad 2 or 3, hire iPad developer and have a greattime enjoying the game. Create Magical And Revolutionary Game With: www.HBiPadLabs.com Excellent Tools for iPad Game Developers Author: Ethan Samuel