Your Branding App Guide: Best Apps for Making Personal Logos
If you look at the logos of the top 100 brands in the world, you’ll find that 93 percent of them are simple enough to look good when shrunk down. Smartphone screens are one of the most common places people see logos so it makes sense.
Based on that, wouldn’t it make sense to use a branding app to design your logo on the same small screen? Let’s look at the top apps for making logos.
Our Recommendations for Mobile Logo Making Apps
There are a ton of logo maker apps in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store. We’ve combed through them to find the best of the best. These are our recommendations.
1. Logo Maker Shop
Logo Maker Shop includes over 1000 logo templates that you can use as a starting point for your design. It includes over 200 fonts and a large selection of free logo icons that you can use to change the templates.
The logo designs that come with Logo Maker Shop are modern looking and are perfect for bold, hip brands. The basic templates are free to use but you need to pay to unlock the “pro” templates.
The Makr app is free to download and you can use all features of the app and all design templates at no cost. You will need to pay to download your logo once it’s finished though.
Makr is one of the top-rated logo makers on the App Store. Its designs are more modern than some of the other options and you get a large number of templates to use as a starting point.
ICONA starts with a blank canvas that you can add shapes, text, or drawings to. You can search for shapes by keyword to find something that suits your needs. Add text for your company name, slogan, or anything else you want and adjust the font and color to suit.
ICONA has a unique drawing feature that lets you draw your own shapes on your mobile device’s screen. ICONA is also unique in its pricing. You pay up-front for the app and can create as many logos as you want.
DesignMantic lets you choose a logo template based on your industry so you can find one that suits your business. The app logos include thousands of icons but many of them look a bit outdated.
You can download your logo in .png, .pdf, and .jpg formats to use in other applications. The app is free to download but you need to pay to download your logo once you’re finished designing it.
5. LogoScopic Studio
LogoScopic Studio is a free app with over 800 logo templates. You can use these templates as a starting point and edit them to suit your needs. The app’s toolkit makes it easy to do advanced manipulations with the templates.
LogoScopic comes with over 100 fonts and a wide range of icons you can use in your design. The icons come in categories like Iconic, Art, Fashion, and People. You will need to pay to unlock the full range of options.
Why Use a Branding App?
A branding app has several advantages over a desktop app. Convenience is the biggest one since you can use these apps anywhere. They’re also user-friendly for anyone who is familiar with using smartphones and tablets.
Most of these apps provide modern designs that are good for B2C brands, personal use, events, and other places a bold, hip look is important. Download one (or more) today to try them for yourself.
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