Enhancing Android Performance Using Icon Fonts

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Icon Fonts are like normal font types that have symbols instead of letters. It can be used in your application with at-most ease.

They are:

Effect on Size

Exporting an image in various sizes for android devices would cost your app, additional asset size of around 30kB per image. While adding a font file(.ttf) with around 36 icons would cost just 9kB. Just imagine the case if you are adding 36 individual files of various configurations it would be around 1000kB. It’s a reasonable amount of space that you will save by using icon fonts.

Limitations of Icon fonts.

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