Ohanaware launches Iconographer for macOS – Multi-platform Icon Creator

By on Nov 7, 2016 at 2:18 am

Hengchun, Taiwan – Iconographer is Ohanaware’s latest macOS application with the goal of helping App Developers (macOS, iOS & Windows), graphic designer and tinkerers, to create high quality and beautiful platform styled icons, from a product logo. Iconographer provides templates and styles for the following icons:

* macOS; App icons, folder icons, disk icons & document icons
* iOS App icons
* Windows; App icons, folder icons, disk icons & document icons
* Web; favicon.ico, PNG variants & Apple Touch icons
* Custom icons for in application graphics or without the use of a template

Iconographer can also be used to design and apply custom icons to folders and disks, either to create a unique user experience or simply to help differentiate folders on a desktop.

The editor in Iconographer has been exclusively designed for the task of creating icons, which includes:
* Layers, with blending modes and opacity
* Layer dimensions are displayed in the layer
* Platform specific shapes; macOS circle, rounded rect, Windows tile, iOS rounded square
* Multiple 1-Click Styles per icon and platform
* A choice of 5 different backgrounds
* Shared colors & gradients
* Shared graphics
* Shared labels
* Snapping guidelines
* Increase readability; Improves the legibility of text at smaller sizes
* Overview, smaller preview of the icon

To aid in the design of icons, Iconographer includes the following preview options:
* macOS; Dock, About Box, Mac App Store, QuickLook Preview
* iOS; iOS home screen for iPhone and iPad, App Store running on iOS
* Safari preview; using both the favicon.ico & Apple Touch Icons
* Contact sheet, showing the elements at possible sizes

Iconographer has an extensive feature set for exporting icons in their various formats:
* Highly compressed icons, up-to 75% smaller than the competition
* Choose which icon elements are included
* ICNS files can support Mac OS X 10.0 to macOS Sierra (10.12)
* ICO files can support Windows 95 through Windows 10
* Batch export icons for multiple targets in one click
* Bitmap image export, with control over the format, size and resolution

Pricing and Availability:
Iconographer 1.0 is available from today for the launch special price of $9.99 (USD), a free trial is available from the Ohanaware web site. Iconographer requires Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or newer.

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Since ’06, Joy Sha & Sam Rowlands have been building top ten, award winning apps. Their most notable applications include Funtastic Photos, which set the benchmark for modern photo editing. HDRtist & HDRtist Pro which has over 100,000 users world wide. App Wrapper, which is the #1 third party product to help developers prepare their apps for the App Store. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2006-2016 Ohanaware Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.