Spine Runtimes Documentation

Below you will find comprehensive documentation for using the Spine runtimes. Other resources for getting help include the Spine FAQ and Spine forum.


  • JSON format
    Runtimes load this data to display animations. Spine imports this format, allowing interoperability with other tools.
  • Binary format
    Runtimes load this data to display animations. Spine imports this format, allowing interoperability with other tools.
  • Atlas format
    Runtimes load this data to display images efficiently.


  • Skeleton Viewer
    A tool to load and display exported skeleton data.
  • Super Spineboy
    An example platformer game showing how Spine can be used. All code and assets are included.