Default / Launch and Icon Image Names and Sizes

Typical image names and sizes for iPhone apps:

Icon.png – 57 x 57 pixels
Icon@2x.png – 114 x 114 pixels
Icon-Small.png
 – 29 x 29 pixels (for Settings and Spotlight search results)
Icon-Small@2x.png
 – 58 x 58 pixels (for Settings and Spotlight search results)
Default.png
 – 320 x 480 pixels (portrait only supported)
Default@2x.png – 640 x 960 pixels (portrait only supported)
Default-568h@2x.png – 640 x 1136 pixels (portrait only supported, iPhone 5 or iPod touch 5th generation)

Typical image names and sizes for iPad apps:

Icon-72.png – 72 x 72 pixels
Icon-72@2x.png – 144 x 144 pixels
Icon-Small-50.png – 50 x 50 pixels (for Settings and Spotlight search results)
Icon-Small@2x.png
 – 100 x 100 pixels (for Settings and Spotlight search results)
Default.png
– 768 x 1004 pixels (portrait) / 1024 x 748 pixels (landscape)
Default@2x.png – 1536 x 2008 pixels (portrait) / 2048 x 1496 pixels (landscape)

Providing images for different orientations is allowed as of iOS 3.2 using modifier strings in the image file name. The filenames with modifiers:

  • Default-PortraitUpsideDown.png – takes precedence over Portrait modifier
  • DefaultLandscapeLeft.png – takes precedence over Landscape modifier
  • DefaultLandscapeRight.png – takes precedence over Landscape modifier
  • DefaultPortrait.png – takes precedence over Default.png image
  • DefaultLandscape.png – takes precedence over Default.png image

Typical launch image names and sizes for Universal apps:

As of iOS 4.0, Universal apps use ~iphone and ~ipad modifiers in the image filename for different idioms. Some launch image names examples:

  • Default~iphone.png
  • Default@2x~iphone.png
  • Default~ipad.png
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