What Is Favicon Size?

What Is Favicon Size?

Favicon Size: The optimal size for creating a favicon is 16×16 pixels, which is the size in which they are most commonly displayed. However, they can sometimes appear in larger dimensions too (such as 32×32 pixels).

A (mostly) complete list of all the known Favorite Icon Sizes

Below is a compiled list of the current known favorite icon sizes, this list is based on the Favorite Icon Cheat Sheet. The greyed out are once legacy favicons, that can still be used but are no longer supported. Due to age, these have been eliminated from the favicons project.

Additional Favicon Sizes:

Size: 32×32
Name: favicon-32.png
Purpose: Standard for most desktop browsers

Name: favicon-128.png
Purpose: Chrome Web Store icon & Small Windows 8 Star Screen Icon*

Size: 152×152
Name: favicon-152.png
Purpose: iPad touch icon (Change for iOS 7: up from 144×144)

Size: 167×167
Name: favicon-167.png
Purpose: iPad Retina touch icon (change for iOS 10: up from 152×152, not in action. iOS 10 will use 152×152)

Size: 180×180
Name: favicon-180.png
Purpose: iPhone Retina

Size: 192×192
Name: favicon-192.png
Purpose: Google Developer Web App Manifest Recommendation

Size: 196×196
Name: favicon-196.png
Purpose: Chrome for Android home screen icon

Size: 57×57
Name: favicon-57.png
Purpose: Standard iOS home screen (iPod Touch, iPhone first generation to 3G)

Size: 76×76
Name: favicon-76.png
Purpose: iPad home screen icon

Size: 96×96
Name: favicon-96.png
Purpose: GoogleTV icon

Size: 120×120
Name: favicon-120.png
Purpose: iPhone retina touch icon (Change for iOS 7: up from 114×114)

Size: 144×144
Name: favicon-144.png
Purpose: IE10 Metro tile for pinned site*

Size: 195×195
Name: favicon-195.png
Purpose: Opera Speed Dial icon

Size: 228×228
Name: favicon-228.png
Purpose: Opera Coast icon

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How To Make A Favicon?