In February I have you the Mac app SF Symbols recommended. This was then in version 3.2 and was compatible with operating systems from macOS 10.15 Catalina. It contained over 3.300 symbols from the San Francisco font. The special thing about the whole thing: it is about one App for developers, which can be downloaded for free from Apple's developer site. Now there is the beta for the SF symbols app in version 4. This offers over 4.000 symbols, including new ones from the operating systems iOS 16, macOS 13 and Co.
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SF Symbols 4 Beta Version with Free Download
I checked whether there was an update for SF symbols (German name, English name is “SF Symbols”) because of this post: Safety Check from iOS 16 - protection against tracking by people with digital access. For this one, I wanted to add the “Safety Check” icon to an iPhone stock photo. Unfortunately, I couldn't find the symbol in the app even when I entered a wide variety of search terms. So I looked on Apple's developer website and found that as part of WWDC22, the Beta version was published by SF Symbols 4. So quickly downloaded, installed and found the right icon.
SF Symbols 4 Beta for macOS 11 Big Sur and newer: Free download
Instructions for developers in the developer app
On the download page linked above you will also find links to videos from WWDC22 below. These are workshops related to the app presented here, which can be found in the Developer app be played back. For example, it shows how different colors can be applied to symbols. It also shows how to quickly and easily find and manage the right symbols for your own app project. So if you're working on an app and want to use Apple's own symbols and icons for the UI, then SF Symbols is the place to go. Or for the images you use to graphically accompany individual posts in an Apple blog.
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