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Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod touch Apps' started by dalcorn1, Jul 10, 2008.
Some of the app logos are really horrible...i dont want them on my iPhone screen ruining it's beauty
Then don't buy them. How is this difficult?!
A lot of them look crowded too. Super Monkey Ball looks more complex than what was shown on the March 6th event. AIM is better than the March 6th, though .
what about putting it on page 2 or something?
I agree, this type of thing also has a massive impact, on my purchase of an application.
It's about keeping Apple's 'style' ...
and some just don't have it.
Someone already posted how to edit the files in the apps. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=515288 Maybe you can find the icon file and change it. I wonder if it'll still let you sync edited files. Most likely not, else we have a way around app store.
Also for some reason the AppStore is not obeying rules set in the program for adding the shine to the Application Icon. My two games are not being set properly, very frustrating.
some of the icons....like AIM have square icons while others have nice rounded edges
Yeah thats what I am talking about, Apple messed up something. Internally all applications have flat square icons. iTunes and the iPhone are supposed to round the edges for us. And also not all applications are supposed to have the "gloss" on it.
You guys have it all wrong! The AppStore icons are treated EXACTLY like webclip icons. The icon is square, but then the iPhone adds the mask and shine to it. I *believe* you'll be able to change the icon just by replacing the Artwork in the "Get Info" window in iTunes. It makes sense... the App icons could be treated exactly like Artwork. Apple would be smart to do this so that people don't have to jailbreak to change an ugly icon.
Edit: I can't seem to paste anything over the default icon in iTunes so we may only be able to manually edit the package contents but, then again... the Code Signing may prevent the App from even launching if we modify it in any way. What a major bummer.
Exactly, for instance the AIM icon is rounded on my device here. iTunes should be displaying them rounded everywhere, but they are not for some reason.
I can see iTunes 188.8.131.52 coming shortly.
Apple are finicky on aesthetics, and rightly so.