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Question about icon for lite versus full

12-18-2009, 12:56 PM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 697
Question about icon for lite versus full

Sorry newbie to all this,

Does the icon for the lite version have to be the same as the full version, or can you have a different icon for your lite version versus your full?

Also, does the lite version have to say the word lite or free anywhere on the icon, or can you leave it as is?

Thank you
12-18-2009, 01:04 PM
#2
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Originally Posted by butterbean21 View Post
Sorry newbie to all this,

Does the icon for the lite version have to be the same as the full version, or can you have a different icon for your lite version versus your full?

Also, does the lite version have to say the word lite or free anywhere on the icon, or can you leave it as is?

Thank you
iCons can be different and it doesn't have to say Lite or Free
12-18-2009, 01:17 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 697
Thanks appreciate the help!
12-18-2009, 01:56 PM
#4
Some developers put "lite" or "free" in their apps' name, but I don't know if they all do this.

Almost every single free/lite app I saw has that in the icon, so it's pretty easy to tell them apart from the full versions by looking at the springboard.
12-18-2009, 04:50 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 697
Yea I was wondering if it really mattered if you put the word "lite" in the free one, even if you use the same icon? For example, I think I noticed that Fling's free icon, and paid icon are both the same...
12-19-2009, 01:03 AM
#6
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Originally Posted by butterbean21 View Post
Yea I was wondering if it really mattered if you put the word "lite" in the free one, even if you use the same icon? For example, I think I noticed that Fling's free icon, and paid icon are both the same...
It's up to the developer to make the icons AFAIK, if they want to use the same icons there's nothing to stop them from doing so. If I remember correctly, Lux also has the same icon in the free version as in the paid version.