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Icon Generator

Generate icons from emoji and SF Symbols

Version 3.2.1 by Nathan

This workflow requires SF Symbols, imagemagick, pillow.

Alfred can help manage Homebrew dependencies once the workflow is installed.


Start by copying an emoji, or an icon in the SF Symbols app.

SF Symbols app

Convert it to PNG with the icon generator keyword. The result will be in your clipboard.

Alfred search for icon generator

Alternatively, select the emoji or icon and use the Universal Action.

Universal Action

In both cases, allows you to customise the icon’s appearance. This can also be accessed via the icon generator config keyword.

Icon configuration

Foreground and background colours

Colour swatches

When done, you can paste the icon directly into Alfred.

Alfred Keyword sheet