What Google is telling app developers to do will make the Play Store look better


So just what is a squircle, you might ask. It is a shape that is in between a circle and a square. It features rounded corners and straight sides, top and bottom. According to the latest Android Developers Blog, new app icons for the Google Play Store will use the squircle shape They will remain 512 x 512 in size, but transparent backgrounds will no longer be accepted. Rounded corners and drop shadows will be applied to these icons.
The icon changes will be seen in the Google Play Store for Android and Chrome OS only. You will not see this change on apps listed …

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