Aseprite Quick Reference

Sprite Editor

Draw

Draw with foreground/background color (FG/BG)Left button / Right button
Pick FG/BG colorAlt+Left button / Alt+Right button
Swap FG/BG colorsX
Increase/decrease brush size+ or - key

Tools

Rectangular MarqueeM
Elliptical MarqueeShift+M
LassoQ
Polygonal LassoShift+Q
Magic WandW
PencilB
SprayShift+B
Eraser (Left button)
Replace FG with BG color (Right button)
E
Eyedropper toolI
Hand tool (pan/scroll)H
Middle button
Space bar+Left button
Space bar+Arrow keys
Move / select layersV
Ctrl+Left button
⌘+Left button
Paint BucketG
LineL
CurveShift+L
RectangleU
EllipseShift+U
ContourD
PolygonShift+D
Blur/JumbleR
ZoomZ
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 keys
Mouse wheel

Line/Rectangle/Ellipse Tools

Square aspect / angle snapShift
From centerCtrl
Displace originSpace bar

Color bar

Displace FG color in the Color BarAlt+Mouse wheel
Displace BG color in the Color BarAlt+Shift+Mouse wheel

Editing

Undo / RedoCtrl+Z / Ctrl+Y or ⌘Z / ⌘Y
Cut / Copy / PasteCtrl+X / Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V or ⌘X / ⌘C / ⌘V
ClearDel or Backspace

Selection

Select allCtrl+A or ⌘A
Select cel contentCtrl+T or ⌘T (from v1.1)
DeselectCtrl+D or ⌘D
Reselect (if you have deselected)Ctrl+Shift+D or ⌘⇧D
Invert selected regionCtrl+Shift+I or ⌘⇧I

Transformation

Lock X/Y Axis (when move)Shift
Snap to grid (when move)Alt
Angle snap (when rotate)Shift
Square aspect (when scale)Shift

View

Show/hide timelineTab key
Show/hide palette editorF4
PreviewF7
Fullscreen PreviewF8

Grid

Show/hide gridShift+G
Snap to grid (on/off)Shift+S

Timeline (Tab key)

Select a layer/frame/celLeft button
Show popup menuRight button
Show layer/frame/cel propertiesDouble click
Set loop sectionF2
Create new tagF2, F2 (two times)
Switch onion skinF3

Animation Control

Previous frameLeft arrow
, (comma) key
Ctrl+Mouse wheel (down)
Next frameRight arrow
. (dot) key
Ctrl+Mouse wheel (up)
Jump to first/last frameHome/End key
Frame propertiesP
New frameAlt+N
New empty frameAlt+B
Duplicate celAlt+D
Duplicate linked celAlt+Shift+D

Layers Navigation

Select next layer (more in the front)Up arrow
Select previous layer (more in the back)Down arrow