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How to create your own drawable icons
How would I got about creating my own icons for android? I think it would be really cool to make my own.
As Jack Middlebrook mentioned, the Android Asset Studio is a really great tool for speedy drawables.
Also, you can use any image editor to create image assets that will work in Android. For example, take a look at the source files for any of the default drawables in your project, like
ic_launcher. You can open that file in any image editor, edit it, save your changes, then see the changes the next time your run your app. But, note that there may be up to four images that you have to replace if you change one: MDPI, HDPI, XHDPI, XXHDPI.
Android also includes support for other types of images that you can create through code!
There are many different ways to add a
Drawable to an app, here's some more info: