When you are developing an android app it is necessary to create an app icon or a launcher icon, which represents your Android app and it appears on the home screen or in the menu. Basically, you can create an app icon in Android Studio using the tool called Image Asset Studio. But in this article, we are going to explain how to create an Android app icon using an online resource.
How to Create Android App Icon
The first step is, Go to github.io (online resource) then you are going to see an interface like this.
Now, you can upload your own Image or use the clipart or use simple text as an app icon.
If you wish to use your image, then click on “Image” tab and select the image from your computer.
After uploading the image, you can perform some operations like Padding, set image transparency, change the background color, scaling, shape, and effects.
Click on “Background color” option to change the background color of your icon. And select the color which you want to see as a background color of the icon.
To change the shape of the icon, Just click on “Shape” option and select the desired shape from the drop-down menu.
Apply “Effects” like ElevateCast, Shadow, and Score. And change the name of your icon using “Name” option.
You can also use “Clipart” and “Text“. There are many clipart you can choose one from the list.
You can perform all operations like Padding, set image transparency, change the background color, etc on clipart.
To use simple Text as an Android app icon click on “Text” tab and enter your text on the “Text” field and change the font style of your text using the “Font” option.
Apply the necessary operations to make your icon to look good.