A downloadable character generator for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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What is Mannequin?

Mannequin is a 2D Character Portrait Generator created for your video game and other artistic projects. With its flexibility, ease of use and high-quality output, Mannequin is designed to be useful for any phase of development, from prototyping to production.

Some of its notable features are:

Vector-based graphics allows output with theoretically unlimited resolution.
Bitmap (PNG) export format allows immediate use in various game engines.
Vector (SVG) export format allows flexible editing via other design apps.
Create various face and clothing variations inside a single file, then export every variations in one click.
Various templates available, and every future content updates will be available for free.
Create your own custom templates for a truly unique character design (coming soon).

Early Access

Mannequin is currently in development, which means that some of the features are still incomplete and/or unpolished. By making it available now through early access, we're hoping to gather as much input as possible from end users regarding how well it integrates to their workflow. If you're still unsure about supporting this project and wanted more info before deciding, you can try out the Demo and read some of our Development Log check out our Twitter account (due to resource issues, we're halting development log updates until next year).

Demo version has all the functionalities from the latest stable build, with the export feature being disabled as the only limitation.

For Mac users, the only way to install Mannequin  for now is via the itch.io desktop app. Furthermore, the Mannequin app is not signed and/or notarized yet, so you might find it incompatible with macOS 10.15 with the Gatekeeper enabled (which is the default settings).

Updated 16 hours ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Jun 30, 2016
GenreVisual Novel
Made withAdobe Illustrator
Tags2D, Anime, Character Customization, Generator, JRPG, Vector
Asset licenseCreative Commons Zero v1.0 Universal
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


Buy Now$9.99 USD or more

In order to download this character generator you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Windows (Stable 64-bit) 75 MB
Version 20
Christmas Collection DLC 1 MB
Version 9
Mac (Nightly - Unsigned 64-bit) 130 MB
Version 276
Linux (Nightly 64-bit) 136 MB
Version 293
Windows (Nightly 64-bit) 131 MB
Version 392
Linux (Stable 64-bit) 71 MB
Version 12
Mac (Stable - Unsigned 64-bit) 66 MB
Version 11

Download demo

Windows Demo (64-bit) 75 MB
Version 12
Linux Demo (64-bit) 71 MB
Version 10
Mac Demo (Unsigned 64-bit) 66 MB
Version 9

Development log

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