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iOS

Creating images for use in xcode

Hello all, if I want to use background images in my app (such as having an image file for the navigation tab bar) but can't create them by myself, what software is available to me to have create it?

2 Answers

Hello Naushad,

I would assume most people use something from Adobe depending on the kind of image you will like to use as background (photo, vector, texture, etc), these would include Photoshop, Illustrator or Fireworks https://creative.adobe.com/plans. If your budget is limited there are some free alternatives out there such as:

GIMP (Win/OS X/Linux) - http://www.gimp.org/

Pixelmator (OS X) - http://www.pixelmator.com/

Paint.NET (Windows) - http://www.getpaint.net/

Pixlr Editor (Web) - http://pixlr.com/

Some of these are free, other you have to pay but most would have a 30 day trial that you could take advantage of.

I hope these help.

Luis

Thank you luis!