Simple Text-Text Icon Creator

Simple Text-Text Icon Creator

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Simple Text is an application creating minimalistic text icon for LauncherPro, ADW Launcher, Go Launcher, Desktop Visualizer... If you love Clockr or Minimalistic Text, you're gonna love this one :P
With this app you can create bunch of text icons really fast without using Photoshop or any photo editors

"Icons created with Simple Text look surprisingly good as dock icon replacements, giving it a unique, elegant look." -

"Easy and customizable text icon makes screen minimalistic." –

Since version 3.0, you can use Simple Text icon or image as a widget ( just like Desktop VisualizeR )

- Widget supports
- Save style
- RGB color picker
- Enter color in hexa value
- Alpha transparency
- Adjustable background color, shape
- Adjustable text position, alignment, size...
- Gradient Effect
- Text rotation
- Cusomizable shadow effect
- Font supports:
-- Default fonts
-- External font directory: /sdcard/Simple Text/fonts

How to use with ADW Launcher or ADW Launcher EX:
1. Long-press an app icon
2. Select "Edit"
3. Tap on the app icon
4. Select "ADWTheme IconPacks"
5. Choose Simple Text
6. Create your icon
7. Press Menu, then "Save Icon"

How to use with other Launchers ( LauncherPro, GO Launcher... ):
1] Run Simple Text in your application list
2] Create your icon
3] Press Menu, then "Save Icon"
4] Use your launchers specific change icon option and browse to your images ( stored in /sdcard/Simple Text )


[Q] How do I can add more fonts?
[A] Put your fonts into /sdcard/Simple Text/fonts ( only supports TTF format )

[Q] Can I enter color in hexa value?
[A] Yes, you can. Open color picker dialog and click on new color rectangle

[Q] How to enter slider value manually?
[A] Just click on slider's text value

Thanks to Daniel Nilsson for his awesome color picker ;)
Thanks to Christian, Eddie for screenshots.
Thanks to coldfustion for tutorial video

Please don't use comment to request features or report bugs. Email me instead
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Tags: simple texttext icon creator, simple text, text icon, minimalistic text, font creator, text dock icons, text to pic creator v 1, text icon creator for adw font, text creator, text icons awd launcher.

Recently changed in this version

#3.6.3: 11/13/2012
[-] Fix: ThemeX icons issues ( when creating Shortcuts or Widgets )
[-] Fix: Keyboard didn't show up on some devices

#3.6.2: 11/09/2012
[-] Fix: fonts didn't show in font dialog on 2.x devices

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Comments and ratings for Simple Text-Text Icon Creator
  • (72 stars)

    by funny boy on 23/07/2014


  • (72 stars)

    by Veronika Vartanova on 22/07/2014

    Simple Text is the best: a not overly-complicated, handy, well-made and well-functioning app that makes my android experience so much more easy on the eyes. I love having a simple and effective tool to change the look of my phone and tablet without launchers or heavy widgets. Kudos! (Hope you guys will one day return to this progect, thouh. As great as it is, some minor twickering and adding featu

  • (72 stars)

    by Fred Miller on 16/07/2014

    Is there a way to import icons.

  • (72 stars)

    by usacutie81 on 12/07/2014

    I'm a total beginner at icons and this is the first icon making app I've been able to figure out. I even bother the key to show support, and I NEVER pay for apps! Could use a few improvements: a better intro tutorial or a Q&A page, option to use our own images, more fonts (or instructions on how to add our own), and the option to choose colors by letter/number combos (to make it easier to make mat

  • (72 stars)

    by chwelve ocean on 07/07/2014

    but text is limited to a single block

  • (72 stars)

    by Joe Mitchell on 05/07/2014

    has a huge dong. He is supposed to dock fight Koushik to the death!!! That's not a spelling error. Google "docking".

  • (72 stars)

    by Bryan Kraayenbrink on 27/06/2014

    Needs a bit of work but I like the idea for sure