This is a list of tools that can help in the creation of a mod.
- 1 Modding Tools for Rebirth & Afterbirth
- 2 Modding Tools for Afterbirth †
- 2.1 Official Tools
- 2.2 Unofficial Tools
- 2.2.1 Code injector
- 2.2.2 IDE
- 2.2.3 Log reader
- 2.2.4 Lua Reference
- 2.2.5 Mod
- 2.2.6 Other
- 2.3 References
Modding Tools for Rebirth & Afterbirth[edit | edit source]
Modding Rebirth & Afterbirth is limited to editing and replacing existing assets.
Official Modding Tools[edit | edit source]
Unofficial Modding Tools[edit | edit source]
Use at your own risk.
Basement Renovator[edit | edit source]
Basement Renovator is a tool for editing The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth rooms (does NOT work with Rebirth) extracted with Rick's Unpacker.
isaac-injector[edit | edit source]
isaac-injector is a code injector for Rebirth
isaac-log[edit | edit source]
isaac_log[edit | edit source]
isaac-log is a library to read The Binding of Isaac logs.
Rick's Unpacker[edit | edit source]
Rick's Unpacker extracts game's files (that will then be manipulated for modding) from .a packed files.
Modding Tools for Afterbirth †[edit | edit source]
Official Tools[edit | edit source]
These tools are located in the tools folder under Afterbirth † install directory.
Animation Editor[edit | edit source]
The Animation Editor can edit .anm2 animation files, changing animations of existing entities (or creating animations for new entities).
Item Pool Editor[edit | edit source]
Item Pool Editor allows editing of item pools.
Lua Reference[edit | edit source]
Documentation of the Lua API. The Modding of Isaac hosts an online copy of the documentation.
Mod Uploader[edit | edit source]
A small tool to set mod's information (name, version, tags and so on) and upload it to Steam's Workshop.
Resource Extractor[edit | edit source]
A command line extractor for .a game's packed file.
Room Editor[edit | edit source]
A tool to edit rooms layouts or create new ones.
Unofficial Tools[edit | edit source]
Anything that can help in modding and is not an official tool. Use at your own risk.
Code injector[edit | edit source]
A tool to inject code into the game instantaneously
BrokenRemote[edit | edit source]
BrokenRemote is a code injector with mod examples.
IDE[edit | edit source]
Development enviroment that support or have plugins for the Afterbirth † Lua API.
Atom[edit | edit source]
Sublime Text[edit | edit source]
Sublime Text is a commercial text editor. The Subliming of Isaac is a package for Sublime 2 and 3 dedicated to The Binding of Isaac
ZeroBrane Studio[edit | edit source]
Log reader[edit | edit source]
Tools to read the game's log in a friendly interface (and maybe extract only lua related information).
abp-log[edit | edit source]
abp-log is a real-time log reader.
Isaac Debug Helper[edit | edit source]
Isaac Debug Helper aka Isaac Modding Helper Tool is a Python log reader with features like color highlighting and log filtering. There is also a fork by Team Dodo. The fork is almost identical to the one by dogeek (indeed the two projects work together) but has an up-to-date release section with executables. When downloading from Dogeek repository, remember to do "Clone or download -> Download zip".
|Name||Platform||Requirements||Real time||Color highlighting||Log filtering||Custom filters||Autoreload||License||Latest release|
|abp-log||Windows only||.NET Framework 4.5.2||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Unknown||0.3 (7 Jan 2017)|
|Isaac Debug Helper||Anything thas supports Python||Python 3.x||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||GNU GPL 3.0||1.0 (13 Apr 2017)|
|Isaac Debug Helper fork||Executables: Linux or Windows. Python script: Anything thas supports Python||Executables: should work out of the box. Python script: Python 3.x||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||GNU GPL 3.0||2.1.0 (26 Feb 2018)|
Lua Reference[edit | edit source]
Additional material about Afterbirth † Lua API.
Binding of Isaac - Documents[edit | edit source]
This wiki[edit | edit source]
Here there is Lua Reference.
Mod[edit | edit source]
Mod to retrieve useful in-game information.
A Debugging Tool[edit | edit source]
A Debugging Tool is a mod with features like spawn of modded items and analysis of entities' health.
devhelper[edit | edit source]
devhelper is a mod that includes features like custom log and hotkeys.
Other[edit | edit source]
The-Binding-of-Isaac-Mod-Conversion-Kit[edit | edit source]
The-Binding-of-Isaac-Mod-Conversion-Kit is a tool to convert mods the PC version of The Binding of Isaac to their console counterparts.
References[edit | edit source]
- Afterbirth+ version planned but never released
|References||Modding Tutorials - XML Modding - Lua Reference - Modding of Isaac Lua Reference|
|Tools||Debug Console - Modding Tools - Basement Renovator|
|Releases||Modding of Isaac - Steam Workshop - NexusMods|
|Community||Modding of Isaac Subreddit - Modding of Isaac Discord Server|