Font Awesome split to individual SVG and PNG files of different sizes along with Node.JS based generator
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Font-Awesome-SVG-PNG

This project provides a Font-Awesome build split to individual SVG and PNG files of different sizes along with Node.JS based generator to generate any other colors and sizes combinations.

What is Font-Awesome?

Font Awesome is a full suite of 675 pictographic icons for easy scalable vector graphics on websites, created and maintained by Dave Gandy. Stay up to date @fontawesome.

Get started at http://fontawesome.io!

License

  • The Font Awesome font is licensed under the SIL OFL 1.1:
  • Font-Awesome-SVG-PNG is licensed under the MIT license

How to use?

You may use already generated icons in white and black directories. You can also generate your own set:

Note: you need to have a command rsvg-convert available.

Install via npm: npm install -g font-awesome-svg-png.

Install via Bower: bower install font-awesome-svg-png.

The following command will generate a red set of icons at sizes of 128 and 256 pixels in directory red: font-awesome-svg-png --color red --sizes 128,256

PNG creation

PNG creation depends on rsvg-convert command being in the path.

You can skip PNG creation with --no-png.

Windows support

  1. Install node.js: https://nodejs.org/en/#download
  2. Open cmd.exe in the Font-Awesome-SVG-PNG directory
  3. Execute npm install .
  4. Download https://osspack32.googlecode.com/files/rsvg-convert.exe
  5. Add the directory of rsvg-convert.exe to your PATH
  6. Try it by executing node font-awesome-svg-png --color gray --sizes 16

Mac OS X support

sudo port install librsvg
... or ...
brew install librsvg

That should give the necessary rsvg-convert command.

WARNING: Starting from librsvg 2.40.11 and onwards rsvg-convert produces empty images due to a breaking change that was introduced. At moment there's no workaround but to revert to librsvg 2.40.10 and below.

Linux support

For Debian rsvg-convert in located in the librsvg2-bin package.

sudo apt-get install librsvg2-bin

Authors

See also

You may also be interested in the following projects:

  • Dellos7/local-icons. List of CSS classes that allow you to use the Font-Awesome-SVG-PNG icons in your HTML & CSS in a very easy way. Just copy/paste - no need to import external CSS stylesheets.