Android Material Shadow Generator
Android icons with that loooong material shadow for everyone!
Invalid custom SVG file
Here are some common causes which cause problems.
Paths are not closed
Make sure that your SVG file contains closed paths instead of open ones. For example
The icon on the left contains a single path (made up of two sub paths) that is open at the ends (first node does not connect to the last node). The icon on the right has closed paths, where the shape of the paths are that of the stroke width of the original icon.
For Inkscape users there is a nice tool that does the above conversion: "Path" -> "Stroke to Path".
Paths do not have a fill color
Only paths which have a fill color are imported. Any other paths are considered "invisble".
First, download / setup the dependencies:
Next get a hold of brunch, the build tool used for this project. To install globally:
npm install -g brunch
Then to start compiling + watching files run
which will start a local server at http://localhost:3333.
Updating the Google Material Icons
To update the local Google Material Icons collection
./bin/update-material-icons.sh which will place all icons under
and create a file with all icon names under
Nice to know
To directly open an specific icon in the editor, pass the url to the icon as a
icon query parameter to the website,
Please see LICENSE for licensing details.