The Breakroom

It’s getting more and more difficult to stay up to date with friends and our favorite sources of news and information. There are so many different social networks and personal blogs these days that it’s a bit of a struggle keeping tabs on everyone and everything. We think there’s a better way. Today we’re launching […]

We are terrible at tooting our own horn. Someone recently was excited to learn we offered design services to clients – something we’ve been doing for over 25 years and is a significant part of our business. It was clearly time for a refresh of iconfactory.com so we could highlight that aspect of our work.  […]

Happy Anniversary, xScope!

November 14, 2023

Twenty years ago today, we released a new product. To say that product has been a success would be an understatement. It’s been an essential part of a workflow for tens of thousands of folks. It’s also an app that has evolved with our desktop environments over the years: it predates responsive web design, Retina […]

Masto-do or Masto-don’t?

January 27, 2023

Let’s just say that January 12th was expected, yet still surprising. We knew the cutting and slashing at Twitter would affect us at some point, but how we’d get eviscerated was an unknown. Many other people saw it was coming as reality began to sink in at the end of October. We’ve been asked, countless […]

October returns once again with an orange armful of pumpkin spice, a crisp autumn breeze, and a way to channel our creativity every day of the month. Inktober encourages artists, both amateur and professional alike, to pick up pen and pencil and express themselves by crafting a drawing each day based on the official list […]

What’s New? Wallaroo!

September 12, 2022

Introducing Wallaroo – the quickest and easiest way to browse and set wallpapers on your iOS devices. The Iconfactory has been crafting custom wallpapers for the Mac and iOS community for over 25 years, and now we’ve packaged them up in a fun, handy app that’s available today on the iOS App Store. Wallaroo comes […]

Now through August 31st, we’re offering a 30% discount on two of our most popular productivity tools – Tot for note takers and xScope for designers and developers. Saving a bit of cash is always welcome, even if you’re not a student, so be sure to head to the App Store to pick up Tot […]

Gaming the System

August 1, 2022

Those industrious bots are back with an update to our fast-paced puzzler, Frenzic: Overtime. Whizbot’s Test Lab Daily Challenge has received an upgrade to include all new exciting bonuses and strategies as you compete to be the top bot world wide. The Test Lab now also makes it easier to see the players immediately above […]

Tot, our tiny text companion, makes a lot of folks happy. But with any product, there are always requests for new features. In version 1.4, we’re happy to announce that we tackled our top two requests! Smart Bullets A lot of folks, including your humble developers, use Tot for lists. It’s a quick, easy, and […]

Last week we paused to remember the life, art and legacy of Corey Marion, our beloved friend and Iconfactory founder who passed away on Sunday, May 22nd. Corey was a kind, talented and amazing person who touched the lives of all who knew him by his digital creations and generous deeds. We love you now […]