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yagran
Jul 10, 2008, 05:46 AM
Ive downloaded a few apps fromthe store and its strange, some of my apps have downloaded and show the round edged icons but others show us being straight edged, even when they have rounded corners on the store...

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/38671/apps.png

anyone else getting this?



anim8or
Jul 10, 2008, 05:50 AM
Yeah it must be original icons submitted by developers....???

arkitect
Jul 10, 2008, 05:51 AM
Yeah it must be original icons submitted by developers....???

Apple's Remote app seems to be one of themů

avigalante
Jul 10, 2008, 05:53 AM
Same here... not sure why the discrepancy - Apple is usually pretty keen to its aesthetics.

Edit: It seems as though when you click on each individual icon, iTunes recognizes them as 'round-edged' application icons; however, developers must have submitted icons without editing individual icons for their respective applications.

yagran
Jul 10, 2008, 05:55 AM
I just hope that when i sync these to my iphone tomorrow they have rounded edges, i think i was just to fast off the block for apple, Im not buying them all again :(

DreamPod
Jul 10, 2008, 05:58 AM
Normally the system automatically adds the rounded edges and the shine but the developer can choose to disable that for their app. I thought they would be required to add them themselves, but apparently that's not the case.

yagran
Jul 10, 2008, 06:01 AM
Normally the system automatically adds the rounded edges and the shine but the developer can choose to disable that for their app. I thought they would be required to add them themselves, but apparently that's not the case.

:eek: is there any way a user can enable it?

Sbrocket
Jul 10, 2008, 06:11 AM
Normally the system automatically adds the rounded edges and the shine but the developer can choose to disable that for their app. I thought they would be required to add them themselves, but apparently that's not the case.

We're not supposed to add rounded edges ourselves, actually - that's done by the iPhone always. Square images.

As for your square image thingys...yeah, those are sized-down versions of the 512x512 icons we all submit for use with our apps. It looks like anyone that elected to do prerendering on their icon (so that things like the reflection effect aren't applied) didn't get rounded corners in iTunes. Bug, I'd guess. Everywhere else the rounded edges are applied normally.

neiltc13
Jul 10, 2008, 06:33 AM
Just installed 2.0 on my iPhone and the applications with the squared edges (like remote) all have rounded edges on the phone.

http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/2294/photo1ck8.jpg

DreamPod
Jul 10, 2008, 06:56 AM
We're not supposed to add rounded edges ourselves, actually - that's done by the iPhone always. Square images.

As for your square image thingys...yeah, those are sized-down versions of the 512x512 icons we all submit for use with our apps. It looks like anyone that elected to do prerendering on their icon (so that things like the reflection effect aren't applied) didn't get rounded corners in iTunes. Bug, I'd guess. Everywhere else the rounded edges are applied normally.

Actually, you can set a flag in your app that tells the system not to add the shine and rounded corners

McCarron
Jul 10, 2008, 08:46 AM
Actually, you can set a flag in your app that tells the system not to add the shine and rounded corners

Rounded corners are defaulted. Shine is an option.

iTunes appears to display them as full squares in the Applications Tab on purpose because they are like "cover art" I guess. It does look bad though.

philgilder
Jul 10, 2008, 09:15 AM
Rounded corners are defaulted. Shine is an option.

iTunes appears to display them as full squares in the Applications Tab on purpose because they are like "cover art" I guess. It does look bad though.
especially when the selected item is rounded...
http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8832/picture4vz6.png

Sbrocket
Jul 10, 2008, 09:58 AM
Actually, you can set a flag in your app that tells the system not to add the shine and rounded corners

Err, isn't that exactly what I said? UIPrerenderedIcon

TheSpaz
Jul 10, 2008, 09:59 AM
especially when the selected item is rounded...
http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8832/picture4vz6.png

I agree... that looks bad.

MartiNZ
Jul 14, 2008, 08:02 PM
Indeed it does. One would hope that Apple's own app would set the standard ... and yet Apple's own app (iTunes) sets a different standard from Apple's own app (Remote) :apple:.