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. Drag a 1024x1024 sized icon.png to IconMaker in order to make a .icns file
  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