The Favicon Generator

Create your unique favicon for free

Your options for creating your own favicon

Favicon Editor

Design your favicon from scratch using the visual editor and virtual brush. You can choose between different tools and colors, while the practical preview feature allows you to preview your masterpiece while you work on it.

A separate graphics program is not needed. Since you create your favicon online, you can carry out all the design steps in one place.

Letter Generator

Another way to create a favicon is by using our letter generator and your initials. Select up to two letters, and then design the background and adjust the font and colors. It’s that easy.

Fpr instance, your name is George Jordan and you want your favicon to contain your initials, you only need to select the letters “G” and “J” in the letter generator, and then follow through with the next steps.

Image Upload

What if you already have an amazing company logo and want to create a favicon with it in order to be recognized online?

No problem! Using the Favicon Generator you can upload your company logo easily. Use the Image Upload feature and then fine-tune it as you see fit using the Favicon Editor.

Everything you want to know about favicons

For websites, blogs, and online stores

Favicons are loved by webmasters everywhere and are a worthwhile addition to any web project. From small blogs — Blogger, Tumblr, or WordPress — to online stores and large company websites, they demand the attention of visitors and create value in brand recognition.

If you already have a corporate or company logo, this can easily be uploaded and integrated into the design of the favicon. Plus, you can create a logo according to your individual style guidelines. You can also use a favicon to ensure clean source code, as browsers automatically search for the file “favicon.ico” and receive a 404 error message if they cannot find it.

Works with all browsers and devices

Your favicon will be displayed correctly in all browsers, and on the desktops and home screens for all devices — from PCs, to tablets and smartphones. Files and formats created by the Favicon Generator are compatible with and support the individual specifications of all browsers including Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari.

The browsers above will display your favicon in two important places: within bookmarks and in the open tabs. Your favicon will also appear as an app icon if your website has been pinned to a smartphone home screen.

Standard image formats

You can upload both .png and .jpg files in the Favicon Generator. After you’ve created your favicon, you will receive a downloadable .zip file which contains a number of common formats suited to a wide range of applications.

The Favicon Generator also provides files in different sizes completely free. With our online favicon generator, you can create the appropriate icon online and use it any way you want. This ensures that your icons look the same on every platform and that your website is immediately recognizable — no matter what device your customers or readers use.

Browsers and devices optimized

Your favicon comes as .png file as well as “favicon.ico” file in the following sizes:
And you’ll also get the appropriate app icons for Android, iOS, and Windows in numerous other formats. The choice is yours to decide how you want to use the generated files, and in what format.
Favicon Generator
FAQ – Frequently asked questions
What is an Online Favicon Generator?

Our Online Favicon Generator is a tool that allows you to easily create a favicon for your website. A favicon is a small symbol or icon that is displayed in the web browser address bar. Favicons are also displayed next to the name of the site, as well as at the edges of open browser tabs, or in the bookmarks list. Favicons have powerful recognition value: even in extensive bookmark lists, your customers or readers will recognize your website immediately by means of a memorable favicon. In addition, your favicon will appear as an app icon on smartphone and tablet home screens (iOS, Android, and Windows) when your website is pinned there. As a result, favicons also have a recognition value on mobile terminals.

When you create a favicon, is it free to download?

Yes, the Favicon Generator is free. After you create your favicon, just click on the Download button. Then you can save it on your computer for free and integrate it into your website. The download includes favicons and app icons in various formats, as well as all of the necessary instructions and HTML codes. You will receive your favicon in the following sizes and formats:

  • 16×16
  • 32×32
  • 96×96
  • 256×256 pixels

as .png and “favicon.ico” files.
The icon for your Android app measures 192×192 pixels, while the iOS icon comes in sizes

  • 57×57
  • 60×60
  • 72×72
  • 76×76
  • 114×114
  • 120×120
  • 144×144
  • 152×152
  • 180×180 pixels.

For Microsoft, the icon dimensions are:

  • 70×70
  • 144×144
  • 150×150
  • 310×310 pixels.

All app icons created by the favicon png generator are issued as .png image files.

How does the integration of the favicon in WordPress, Joomla! or any other CMS work?

No programming knowledge is necessary in order to create a favicon and integrate it into your site. With most content management systems this is quite easy. For example, there are numerous themes for WordPress where the favicon.ico file can be easily stored and linked in the media library.

With a favicon for Joomla!, the integration works similarly and just as easily. You merely need to search in the backend of the website in Extensions/Templates for the appropriate template. You then simply replace the default favicon with the new one that you have created in your Templates directory.

If your CMS does not support this option, the favicon.ico file must be placed in the root directory of the domain in order to be recognized automatically. You can implement this by typing the following code in thesection of each page:

  • link rel=”shortcut icon”type=”image/x-icon” href=”/favicon.ico”

The .ico extension is especially necessary for compatibility with older versions of Internet Explorer (prior to version 11). Other browsers and newer versions of Internet Explorer also support other graphics formats such as .gif and .png. Finally, as the favicon is usually cached for a longer period of time, you should delete the browser cache and reload the page in order to ensure that the browser isn’t loading the previous file. All the necessary and important instructions and HTML codes can be found in the instructions attached.

Are there predefined favicons that I can use?

Yes. For example, you can upload your predefined company logo in the Favicon Generator and edit it as you like. The original file is automatically converted to the reduced size and format of a favicon. Alternatively, you can use the Favicon Generator to create a favicon from text or letters; for example, out of your initials or the initial letters of your company. You can then customize the generated letters freely in our Favicon Editor view, like changing the font color or the background color. If you are already satisfied with the predefined favicon, however, you can easily download it and integrate it into your website without taking these further steps.