Asset Catalog Creator - App Icon, Image Set & Launch Screen Generator for iOS & OS X
By Mark Bridges
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A NUMBER 1 DEVELOPER TOOL IN 42 COUNTRIES
Asset Catalog Creator takes any image and creates a full set of icons, splash screens or universal assets for you. Unlike other icon generators, batch resizers or scripts, these are produced in the latest Asset Catalog format allowing you to drag just a single file into Xcode and have all the correctly sized and named icons identified, in the right place and ready to use.
As of iOS 8 there are 20 different icon sizes required for a universal app as well as 20 different splash screen dimensions! Even if you already have an automated way of batch resizing these it’s a tedious process to identify and drag all of these images into their respective places and then deal with any conflicts.
Asset Catalog Creator can produce iPhone, iPad and OSX icons, Image sets in @1x, @2x and @3x, as well as iOS splash screens.
If you’ve never used Asset Catalogs in your apps before, now is a great time to start. You’ll find managing and organising your image files much easier and you’ll also benefit from improved performance; thanks to the smarter way asset catalogs are compiled and turned into binaries.
You can watch a demo of the app here http://youtu.be/UEy-Bphy28c
Support for @1x, @2x (Retina) and @3x (Retina HD) images
Support for up to iOS 8 asset sets
Support for all icons, splash screens and any image used in your view
Support for importing from png, jpg, bmp, pdf and more
Support for all iOS devices; iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus etc.
Automatic image naming
Previews for splash screens
Adjustable output sizes for UI assets
Automatic UI assets output point size calculation
Adjustable cropping options for splash screens
Adjustable background colours for splash screens
Drop an image in (png, jpg or pdf etc should all work fine)
Select your output directory
Select what you want to export (iOS Icons, OSX Icons, Assets or iOS Splash)
Press ‘Create Asset Catalog’
A new directory will be created called ‘Media.xcassets’
Drag this into your Xcode project
Select the newly created Asset Catalog as your desired icon / splash / asset
If you're making an iOS icon, for best results, start with a square image with dimensions anywhere above 180x180
If you're making an OSX icon, for best results, start with a square image with dimensions anywhere above 1024x124
If you're making splash screens, as these are all different shapes, your images will be stretched to match the various dimensions. If this isn't desirable, on a universal app, begin by making the following input images, as required:
iPhone 4 640 x 960
iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus 1242 x 2208
iPhone 6 Plus Landscape 2208 x 1242
iPad Landscape 2048 x 1536
iPad Portrait 1536 x 2048
Create asset catalogs for each starting image and merge the best results into a single catalog, using Xcode
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What's New in Version 1.6
Hello fellow programmers and designers, Asset Catalog Creator has been updated again.
This update was mainly to fix some little bugs, nobody is perfect you see.
Added ability to scale launch images
Added missing iPhone launch image when targeting iOS 6
Fixed problem with previews sometimes having empty images
Fixed problems with restoring in-app purchases
Fixed unassigned OSX icons
Reduce app bundle size
Fixed border on UI assets when aspect ratio is unlocked
Improved performance when generating previews
Fixed issues with multiple open file panels
Improved in-app purchase flow
and of course, other minor tweaks and improvements
Thanks for using Asset Catalog Creator
Essential tool if you want professional results!
This tool has been an extremely helpful time saver. I am a newbie iOS developer and I have to say that the process of creating professional quality icons for apps couldn’t be easier. Thanks for this great app!
I was in a meeting last week listening to our iOS developer talk about how creating multiple sizes of icons was so tedius. I told him to get Asset Catalog Creator and life would be so much better. I added that if I ever met the author, I would give him a hug since the app is so very awesome.
Pefectly Rendered Images Beautifully Packaged
Saved me hours and hours of effort, and produced perfect and beautiful images.
The app builds an asset catalog that can be dropped right into Xcode, and even explains how to point to it in the app settings.
Every image was rendered smoothly and cleanly in the appropriate size for all devices, including the latest iPhone. Every image had the recommened filename.
This guys deserves more money than he’s getting. He saved me hundreds of dollars in hours.
- Category: Developer Tools
- Updated: Feb 05, 2015
- Version: 1.6
- Size: 5.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Mark Bridges
- © Mark Bridges 2014
Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor