Tab Bar Icons: High Resolution App Tab Bar Icons
High Resolution App Tab Bar Icons offer iPhone, iPad, and iPod developers a quick and easy way to create stunning navigation bars, toolbars, and tab bars in their apps. Numerous raster options are available to accommodate the latest super-high resolution Retina displays used in iPhone 5 and similar Apple devices. Thanks to the high-pixel count and scalable vector versions available, App Tab Bar Icons for iPhone will look edgy and three-dimensional. All icons have controllable depth that can be adjusted with an extra Alpha-channel layer. The App Tab Bar Icons for iPhone collection includes images one's likely to encounter in toolbars and navigation bars used in iPhone, iPad, and iPod apps.
Technically, developers receive 2025 unique app icons for iOS drawn in matching style, each coming in black, silver and white versions. Resolutions of 20x20, 30x30, 40x40, and 60x60 pixels in PNG and PSD formats are included.
Price: $99 / 79 EUR.
Note: The icon you provide for toolbars, navigation bars, and tab bars is used as a mask to create the icon you see in your application. It is not necessary to use full-color icons. We offer pure white, silver and black icons with appropriate alpha transparency. iOS adds all required effects itself.
Standard Icon Sizes for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Apps
When designing apps for current generations of Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices, application developers must use a specific set of images meeting Apple's stringent Custom Icon and Image Creation Guidelines. As a bare minimum, developers need an application icon and a launch image. However, Apple recommends that apps provide quite a few additional images, such as an icon used by the system when displaying Spotlight search results and Settings. Apps that can open certain file types (such as documents, tunes, or video clips) will require icons to represent their supported file types. Most apps will also need a fair share of graphics to draw their navigation bars, tab bars and toolbars.
As a general rule, Apple has very strict requirements on how to draw these icons so that each app running on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod platform conforms to common specifications and visual guidelines. Specifications ensure that your app looks in line with what's offered by Apple and third-party developers.
Designing Icons for the Retina Display
Apple's new pixel-packed Retina display packs more pixels into a small area than was possible just a few years ago. These high-definition displays allow showing the highest definition graphics to display crisp images with stunning dimension and depth. As such, Retina displays will naturally require higher resolution icons to be used in navigation bars, toolbars, and tab bars. Texture-reach, highly detailed, and more realistic images with multiple small elements and carvings will create the most pleasing effect of three-dimensionality and depth. To look great graphics on Retina displays, developers need their icons in resolutions of 60x60 pixels.
Icons for Navigation Bars, Toolbars, and Tab Bars
While, generally, apps can use graphics in any supported size or resolution, there are a few common sizes your icons must include in order for the system to draw them properly in navigation bars, toolbars, and tab bars.
For iPhone and iPod touch toolbar and navigation bars, Apple specifies the image resolutions of 20 x 20 pixels (standard resolution) and 40 x 40 pixels (high resolution, for Retina displays). Toolbar and navigation bars in iPad apps use 20 x 20 pixel versions exclusively.
Tab bar icons are specified in two resolutions. 30 x 30 pixel versions are employed in tab bars displayed in iPad, iPhone and iPod touch apps in standard resolution. In addition, iPhone and iPod touch apps with the Retina display will benefit from having super-sized images in sizes of 60 x 60 pixels.
Royalty-Free Icons for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Navigation Bars, Toolbars, and Tab Bars
Aha-Soft provides a collection of ready-made royalty-free icons conforming to Apple's guidelines for toolbars, navigation bars and tab bars. App Tab Bar Icons for iPhone offer a simple way to design great-looking navigation bars, toolbars, and tab bars in iPhone, iPad, and iPod apps. 120 unique application icons are included in all standard sizes of 20x20, 30x30, 40x40, and 60x60 pixels. Each icon is supplied in black, silver and white versions. Raster PNG and PSD files and scalable vector AI, SVG, and PDF sources are supplied.
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High Resolution App Tab Bar Icons feature:
Sizes: 20x20, 30x30, 40x40, 60x60
File formats: PNG, PSD
Colors: white, black, silver
Icon quantity: 2025
Compatibility: iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod)
iOS Human Interface Guidelines Hints
For toolbar and navigation bar icons, use icons in the following sizes:
For iPhone and iPod touch
- 20 x 20
- 40 x 40 (high resolution)
For tab bar icons, use icons in the following sizes:
For iPhone and iPod touch:
- 30 x 30
- 60 x 60 (high resolution)
The icon you provide for toolbars, tab bars, and navigation bars is used as a mask to create the icon you see in your application. It is not required to use a full-color icon.
We offer pure white, silver and black icons with appropriate alpha transparency.
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