Icotar

A free colorful icon avatar generator

#4 Product of the DayFebruary 23, 2019

Icotar generates simple, playful avatars for your app or website. Based on the lovable avatars from Yik Yak, each avatar consists of a colorful background and a recognizable symbol. All colors and icons are hand-picked from Material Design.

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Hey hunters! 😺 I needed an anonymous avatar system for an app I'm making. I always loved the delightful little avatars in Yik Yak, and was shocked that there wasn't a service to generate something similar. So I built a teeny tiny little service to generate these icons on the fly. The API is super simple, just call https://icotar.com/avatar/:hash where :hash can be anything you like. Here's my name as an Icotar https://icotar.com/avatar/craig. Best of all, it's open source. The service is free to use in your apps and websites. Enjoy! 🎁

For example: /-a:hash : could be the Yik Yak collection /-b:hash : could be emojis /-c:hash : could be the more used GIFs on telegram ...

Pros:

Sim-pli-ci-ty!! You just need to paste the link and add any :hash you want..

Cons:

I will be so fan to have some kind of categories in these avatars

Yes! Right now the only endpoint is /avatar but planning on adding a few more in the future. Thanks for checking it out! πŸ™

Pretty nifty little tool that can be used to easily generate random icons.

Pros:

Extremely easy to use, fast and the generated avatars look great.

Cons:

None that I can think of.

Awesome Darren! Can't wait to see what you make with Icotar!
This is brilliant! Absolutely love it & will use it in future products :)
@bpmct Excellent! Can't wait to see what you come up with 🀘

Going to start using it in my new projects

Pros:

Very useful yet extremely simple.

Cons:

None yet

Cool! Looking forward to when I start to see Icotars in new apps! 😎