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Android Icon Sizes made simple

Android Icon Size guide for Android 6 Marshmallow

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What size are Android App Icons? It is a simple question but even Android, who provide better icon documentation than most, seem to want to make you work a little for the answer. Fear not, I have compiled a simple Android icon size guide for you! There are two types of Android icons, those that… Read more »

iOS 9 Icon Sizes Guide

iOS 9 Icon sizes Guide – Quick & Simple

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With each new iteration of the iPhone and iOS adding new screen sizes and resolutions, Apple seem intent on making designers play catch-up. There are now around six different icon sizes for Apple’s plethora of iOS devices, and with this figure often changing, it’s important to keep up to date on the latest iOS icon… Read more »

Android 5.1 size guide

Simple Android Icon Size Guide for Lollipop 5.1

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What icon sizes do I need for Android 5? Android 5.1 Lollipop continues with the same sensible icon size methodology as Android 4.1 As technology has evolved, phone & tablet manufacturers have created screens with ever increasing resolutions and pixel density. An increase in pixel density or dots per inch (dpi), means more image information… Read more »

Free icon maker review

Free icon maker software review – which is the best?

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How good are free icon maker tools? These programs let you select the format, size or even add some simple effects. How cool, is that? App icon generators are really helpful. They work like some kind of magic. Import an image, let the software scale it to the sizes you need & export the correct… Read more »

Windows ICO explained

Windows Ico Explained

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Windows IconsWindows ICO Specification You can view all the Windows icon sizes within the file explorer Windows icons can be more complicated than you might think As with all the other software platforms that support icons files, Icons for Windows have there very own set of sizes and specifications. Icons for Windows use a Windows… Read more »

Free icon maker review

Android Icon Sizes Made Simple (4.1)

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What are Android Icon Sizes? It is a simple question but even Android, who provide better documentation than most, seems to make you want to work a little for the answer. Fear not, I have done the work for you! Android Icon Sizes – App Launcher What sizes do I need for Android App launcher… Read more »

Windows Phone 8.1 Icon Sizes

Windows 8.1 Tile Icon Size Guide

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*UPDATE* 11/11/13 Check out our new Windows 8.1 Icon Tile size guide. Never being one to make life easy, Microsoft have released some fairly ambiguous information to Windows  8.1 App developers. From the information I have had access to, I have put together this brief guide to the Windows 8.1 App launcher & Tile Icon… Read more »

iOS7 Icon Size Template

iOS 7 App Icon Size Template

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As Apple have decided to make some changes to their App Icon size and corner radii form iOS7, I thought it would be helpful to myself and others to create a PSD template to both produce all the different Icon Sizes now required, as well as show how these will look on both iOS6 and… Read more »

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Android App Icon Size Guide (4.0)

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Find the correct Android App Icon Sizes, fast For the latest information see: Simple Android Icon Size Guide for Lollipop 5.1 (5.1) An icon is a graphic that takes up a small portion of screen real estate and provides a quick, intuitive representation of an action, a status, or an app. So, Icons should get… Read more »