Did you know you can not only download icons from the huge Icons8 library but also edit and customize them right there? Check the brief video tutorial to see how.

This quick guide will give you a deeper glance at special effects and features you can use to customize an icon. That’s one of the important aspects that make Icons8 not just a library of icons but an interactive design tool. You can change the icon color, add various visual effects like background, padding, circle or square frame, and even add text to the icon right there. It saves time and makes life much easier for our users that need custom images for their social media posts, slides, web, and graphic design projects. Welcome to try by yourself!

Look closer at some features you could try for the icon you need to edit:

  • choose and change the color of the background, either from the offered palette or by color code
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  • recolor any element of the original icon
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  • overlay another icon
icons8 edit icon video
  • add text to the icon
icons8 edit icon video
  • add the shape such as a circle, square, or stroke around the icon
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  • customize the shape properties such as size and corner radius
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Try it for your creative projects and have fun!

The video was made by the Icons8 motion designer Margarita Ivanchikova

Welcome to check the video tutorials on how to create an animated icon and how to morph complex figures in After Effects, and check the big collection of animated icons in different styles.

Try tools for creators by the Icons8 team:

Icons8 Icons8, a library of about 130K+ icons and clip art images
Offline app icons8 Offline app and plugins to drag’n’drop icons and clip art to any design tools
Moose Moose, the big collection of high-quality stock photos
illustrations Ouch! , a library of vector illustrations and collages
Background Remover Background Remover, AI-based online tool for removing background from any photo
Mega Creator Mega Creator, online tool for creating visual content from pre-made elements
Fugue Fugue, royalty free music for videos of any kind
Lunacy Lunacy, free graphic design software with built-in design resources
Smart Upscaler Smart Upscaler, image upscaler to enlarge and enhance images using AI
Generated Photos Generated Photos, unique, worry-free model photos generated by AI
Also, get the lists of free vector software and free photo editing software.
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