Adding icons to xcode


My notes on how you can create and add an .icns to your xcode mac app project

Xcode 8.2.1

  1. Convert .png 👉.icns via IconMaker

  2. Add the AwesomeApp.icns file in the same folder as info.plist

  3. Drag AwesomeApp.icns file into xcode in the same folder as info.plist

  4. In info.plist set icon: to AwesomeApp.icns

  5. Select the AwesomeApp.icns and in the Utilities make it target the app

  6. Clean the project 👉 (shift + cmd + k)

  7. Run the app 👉 (cmd + r)

Converting .png to .icns