Setting an app icon is a simple process in Xcode, but you need to understand the sizes that the icons should be when importing them into your apps. This video shows how to import and set icons for your apps.
- [Instructor] To add an icon to your applications,…simply head over to Assets.xcassets in your project,…and then select AppIcon.…Here you're going to see a whole bunch…of different icons of different sizes.…All you need to do is have the appropriate icon files,…make sure they don't have any transparency or alpha channel,…and then you just drag'em into the appropriate spot.…So if I tab over to Finder, where I have some icon files,…I just match up these files with the appropriate icons,…so I drag the icon40 over to 40x40.…
And then I have a 60 icon.…That icon is 60 by 60 pixels.…I click and drag that into that spot.…And then I do the same thing for 58, 87, and so on.…And you may be wondering what these different sizes are for.…You get a description of where they're used down here,…and then the 2x is for devices with 2x pixel resolution,…that is twice the standard density, and then the 3x…is for three times the standard density.…
So the newer the device, the higher the pixel density,…and so to support multiple devices, you want to…
- Advanced UI controls
- Creating alert controllers
- Displaying web content
- Creating a collection view controller
- Creating a custom data type
- Creating tabbed apps
- Importing and setting icons for your apps
- Publishing your app to the App Store
Skill Level Beginner
iOS and watchOS App Development: Notificationswith Steven Lipton3h 45m Intermediate
1. Mastering Views
2. Display Web Content
3. Collection Views
4. Multi-View Templates
5. Publish an App
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