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

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Tags: simple texttext icon creator, simple text, text icon, font creator, minimalistic text, text creator, simple text icons, simple text icon, simple text text dock, text dock icons.

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

Don't forget to buy donated version/comment if you want to support me :)

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

    by Stabzy -V on 04/04/2015

    Nothing changes when I enlarge the text

  • (72 stars)

    by Milo Obrzut on 04/04/2015

    this app was fun too play around with but how do I actually use it?

  • (72 stars)

    by Jackie Anne on 03/04/2015

    This would be nice if it was an actual computer program, but not the easiest to use as an app. Too detailed without a big enough sample to preview.

  • (72 stars)

    by Wa Thong on 31/03/2015


  • (72 stars)

    by Geoff McCauley on 30/03/2015

    I would say ok for convwntional moda Nottingham special.

  • (72 stars)

    by Blake Whittaker on 27/03/2015

    This app works perfectly for me I have no clue what you are talking about.

  • (72 stars)

    by Jen Romero on 23/03/2015

    LOVE THIS APP!! It's the BEST for creating icons like this. Pretty Easy to figure out! Thanks Dev. for Great App!!

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