Easily Generate Android Or IOS App Icons With MakeAppIcon

By Brian Voo. Filed in Tools

So you have your app icon ready for release. You love both iOS users and Android users the same so you’re going to release your app to both the Apple App Store and Google Play. But did you know that there are different image dimensions required of each app submission?

Make App Icon

There’s a lot of different image requirements to keep track of. You need an icon image optimized for toolbar, navbar, launcher, tile view, menu, etc and across two platforms. Today we are featuring a website that can lend a hand: MakeAppIcon.

All you need is an image file of your app icon; and you’ll get the correct dimensions and file names ready for submission.

Create App Icons With MakeAppIcon

To begin, ensure you have your app icon image ready. For best results, make sure the image is square e.g. 1024 x 1024 pixels, and in the image formats of JPG, PNG or PSD.

Next, go to the MakeAppIcon website. There, you will see a bread toaster; this is where you will drag or icon to, to upload the image.

Drag And Drop App Icon

After a few seconds of ‘baking’, your app icons will be labelled and generated in the correct dimensions. You can preview what the app icon will look like on an iPhone or Android smartphone. Insert your email address at the top to receive your generated app icons.

Preview

All the generated icons for both iOS and Android are emailed to you in a ZIP file. In conclusion, this is a really simple to use app to help you resize your app icons into the right dimensions and correct file names for easier app submission.



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Brian is a Mass Communication graduate with a passion for everything related to technology, minimalistic designs, and every kind of gadgetry.