Updated App Icon Template

21 Responses

  1. Michael Flarup Michael Flarup

    It's been an amazing year for this little resource and to celebrate, I'm rolling out an update so you'll be ready for all the icons you're going to create in 2013.

    Since I launched appicontemplate.com in late March 2012, the template has been downloaded more than 70.000 times and the site has gotten more than 260.000 pageviews! It's drummed up more than a thousand tweets and a thousand likes on Facebook. I have received hundreds of emails throughout the year, and it's been great seeing all of the icons created with the template. With so much support and interest it seems obvious that I should keep this template up-to-date and evolving. In this new version 2.1 I have added proper iOS 6 Screenshots so your icons will look fancy in the new App Store design. I have added 4 new textures; Gold, Silver, Machined Metal and even good old Linen (Hah!) for you to play around with. I have also added some new grid guides in the Smart Object so it's easier to align your elements.

    ☛ Download the updated template ☚

    Let's create some great icons in 2013. Happy New Year Guys!


    over 1 year ago

  2. Fran de la Rosa Fran de la Rosa

    Thanks Michael! Happy New Year!

    over 1 year ago

  3. Thomaz Thomaz

    Thanks a lot man! Happy new year!

    over 1 year ago

  4. Devin Saavedra Devin Saavedra

    Fantastic! Thanks @Michael Flarup !

    over 1 year ago

  5. Julian Kheirbeik Julian Kheirbeik

    Great! Happy New Year!

    over 1 year ago

  6. Kyle Gray Kyle Gray

    You rock! Excited for what 2013 has to in store for you guys!

    over 1 year ago

  7. Tobia Crivellari  Tobia Crivellari 

    Cool man! Thanks for the email too! You're awesome! @Michael Flarup

    over 1 year ago

  8. Martin David Martin David

    I had a lot of pleasure with your last psd! very excited about the new one!! thanks a lot!

    over 1 year ago

  9. Damian Kidd Damian Kidd

    thanks dude!

    over 1 year ago

  10. Mikolaj Dobrucki Mikolaj Dobrucki

    Amazing work! Thank you!

    over 1 year ago

  11. Roy Abbink Roy Abbink

    Thanks. This saves me time.

    over 1 year ago

  12. Bilal Bilal

    Great Job !

    over 1 year ago

  13. Elias Klughammer Elias Klughammer

    Cool! Did you fix the black border bug?

    over 1 year ago

  14. Sebastian Sebastian

    Thanks man!

    over 1 year ago

  15. Michael Flarup Michael Flarup

    @Elias Klughammer What black border bug?

    I'm glad you guys like this. If you have any suggestions for improvements, do let me know :)

    over 1 year ago

  16. Elias Klughammer Elias Klughammer

    @Michael Flarup this one (see the yellow area): http://cl.ly/LsyA

    I always had to manually remove it by filling the whole image after exporting. I have seen a lot of icons with that problem in the App Store. Not sure if they used your template though.

    over 1 year ago

  17. Michael Flarup Michael Flarup

    @Elias Klughammer Looks like you either forgot to hide the layer called "HIDE ME WHEN DONE" in the Icon.psb file or, more likely, used rounded exports instead of squared exports (Apple does not support transparency in app icons and will translate them into black pixels). This last reason is the biggest source of the black pixels you see marring many icons on the app store.

    over 1 year ago

  18. Chris Allen Chris Allen

    Donated! You're the man. I've used your template for several apps:
    - Spottah
    - PetDuel
    - Peapod


    over 1 year ago

  19. Grzegorz Ostrowski Grzegorz Ostrowski

    !!!! nice

    over 1 year ago

  20. Andrée Afonso Andrée Afonso

    Really nice! Thumbs up :) Going to try it with my new icon!

    about 1 year ago

  21. I have just updated my App Icon Template to 3.0

    Read all about the new stuff and download it here


    Getting the superellipse (almost) right was really tricky, you can read more about that struggle on PixelResort, but I'm sure you guys will have some feedback for me. Be sure to let me know if you find any bugs or have any suggestions for improvements!

    Let's make some kickass icons for iOS 7, I'm sure we can make it ours.

    10 months ago

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