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App icon - frame or not to frame?

09-26-2011, 03:37 PM
#1
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App icon - frame or not to frame?

Hi Folks,

Please help me to evaulate this three versions of my app icon.

The first has no frame, the second has a frame, mimicking a diving flag. Also, I attach screenshots where we can see the icon in "real life".

The framed version has another version with a hand and bubbles outside of the frame.

Which do you prefer?

Many thanks for your posts,
Gyula
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Last edited by helioxfilm; 09-26-2011 at 04:06 PM. Reason: Added a new icon.
09-26-2011, 06:08 PM
#2
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3rd ones the best, but NO GLARE!!! please it will be perfect!

09-26-2011, 06:28 PM
#3
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Personally, I like the first one

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09-27-2011, 04:17 AM
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Yeah, our small team has also different preferences between the first and the third version.

Not an easy decision...
09-27-2011, 04:22 AM
#5
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Remove the highlit auto-generated by Apple, no-one use that anymore, it looks amaterish now. Simply set (UIPrerenderedIcon to YES in your Info.plist). I like the 3rd one but without the highlit

JC
09-27-2011, 05:50 AM
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Thanks JC,

thanks. The shine will be deleted anyway. I will update today and check.

Best,
Gyula
09-27-2011, 07:09 AM
#7
The first version without frame seems cleaner

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09-27-2011, 07:45 AM
#8
+1 on the first version.

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09-27-2011, 10:20 AM
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first version
09-27-2011, 01:39 PM
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3rd version. I like that you added the actual comparison how it looks between other icons and with the red border it pops much more than without

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