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Icon Dog

A simple free Mac app for generating app icon asset catalogs. Icon Dog lets you drag and drop your large icon, select your platform and it will resize your icons and create a ready-to-use asset catalog that you can add to your Xcode project. It can create icons for OS X and iOS, including watch OS and CarPlay and will package them into an appiconset containing all the sizes you need for your app inside a .xcassets folder. […]

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IconStore

A collection of over 100 free icons sets by first-class designers. IconStore overs an excellent range of coloured, glyph and outline icon sets that are all completely free to use for personal and commercial use without attribution. Each icon set typically includes between 20 and 100 free icons, available in various formats including Illustrator, PSD, SVG and EPS, meaning you can scale them to whatever size you need. […]

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Icons8

A collection of over 18,000 free flat icons. Icons8 includes an icon for pretty much every scenario, available in any colour and several styles including iOS, Android, Windows and flat colour. All the icons are created by a single designer so your UI is guaranteed to look consistent, and can be downloaded as PNGs in several sizes for free or a several scalable formats for a fee. If there’s something missing, you can request it and they’ll make it for free. There is also a great OS X menu bar app that gives you quick access to the whole collection right from your desktop. […]

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Mockup World

A great collection of free photo-realistic device mockups that you can use in your marketing materials. Mockup World includes mockups for loads of scenarios and devices including iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. Each mockup is typically supplied as a PSD that is ready for you to drop in your screenshots and export at high-resolution to use in your marketing. If the free mockups aren’t good enough, Mockup World also has a market place of premium images that can be bought individually or as bundles. […]

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Simple Icons

A collection of over 130 free SVG icons of popular online brands. The icons, which are organised by their primary colour, are copyright of their respective owners, but distributed for free under The Free Art License. If there is an icon missing, the author is accepting contributions and requests on GitHub. […]

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ICNS

A super simple iOS app that makes it super easy to quickly preview app icon designs on your iPhone. ICNS connects with your Dropbox account and creates a folder where you can dump all your icon designs. Your icons are then seamlessly synced to ICNS and previewed, including accurate superellipse masks, on several wallpapers (you can pick from the bundled wallpapers or loads your own). You can also drag and drop your icons just like the real home screen and share a screenshot for feedback from colleagues or showing off your app icon portfolio. […]

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Iconizer

A simple, free and open source OS X app for creating Xcode asset catalogs. Iconizer will create Xcode asset catalogs (xcassets) with the necessary file structure and generate all required images for App Icons, Launch Images and Image Sets. You just drag in a single image and it will do the rest. It supports all platforms including iOS, Apple Watch, CarPlay and Mac, with an option to create separate asset catalogs for each platform or a combined catalog for all selected platforms. […]

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Icon Galleries

A collection of curated icon galleries showcasing beautiful icon designs from the iOS, Mac, and now Apple Watch apps. Icon Galleries are full of inspiration for your next app icon. Each icon is tagged by category and colour with direct links to the icon designer and app, and you can also submit your own. […]

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Chronicons

An icon set designed specifically for use in the Apple Watch context menu. Chronicons are fully compliant with WatchKit’s Human Interface Guidelines and designed to cover a variety of Watch-related tasks and concepts. Each set includes icons for the 38mm and 42mm devices as well as the original Sketch source files. Edition 1 includes 113 icons and free future updates are included in the price. […]

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iOS 8 Icon Template

A free Photoshop template for iOS 8 app icons. The template comes in the form of a retina optimised PSD for use with Photoshop CC that gives you a smart object to use to design your icon which can then be previewed in various screens and contexts including mockups for the Home Screen, App Store and Apple Watch. The PSD is also ready for Slicy for exporting image assets, and features redrawn versions of Apple’s default icons that you can borrow shapes and layer styles from. […]

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