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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #75 on: January 20, 2018, 15:26:59 »
Yes, it's definitely better now, but I think making it just a little bit brighter would help it. If it looks to different, we can still use this version.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #76 on: January 22, 2018, 23:59:36 »
Yes of course. I'll send it over sometime this week.

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #77 on: January 26, 2018, 09:22:20 »
I tried to upload it but the display is way off so I'm going to email it to manx and Saga Musix. Hopefully they will be willing to post it for me.

Sorry for the huge delay. We were both kind of busy.

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #78 on: January 26, 2018, 09:31:00 »
I tried to upload it but the display is way off so I'm going to email it to manx and Saga Musix. Hopefully they will be willing to post it for me.
Sorry for the huge delay. We were both kind of busy.
The forum is now reconfigured to directly allow .svg uploads.
Seems like we still cannot show svg graphics inline though :(.

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #79 on: March 05, 2018, 10:33:57 »


Sorry about the massive delay. I've been drowning in work with another project. I finally found some time though to try out the wav snare for the about screen and I'm surprised how good it looks. I still think it should be for the about screen only and not for the splash screen but I like how it came out. I also updated the smaller icons so now the colors are even brighter, in case you need it. Let me know what you think.

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #80 on: March 10, 2018, 17:01:49 »
Thanks for the update! The small icons are definitely much better now, so I think we should keep them like that.
However, I have to say I don't like the "simplified" waveform at all - the lines just seem too busy and random, rather than looking like a waveform at all. I have attached two alternative ideas, let me know what you think about them. If nothing works out, we will just have to use the same version for the About dialog as for the splash screen.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #81 on: March 10, 2018, 19:34:43 »
The text in the 2nd idea really washes out with the waveform. I think if the color of the waveform should change, or the letters should have a black outline. If the text gets an outline, the logo probably needs it too.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #82 on: March 10, 2018, 19:35:48 »
The sketches were just regarding image elements and positioning - not how to resolve conflicts between the image elements. I am sure ellobo can figure that out on his own.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #83 on: March 10, 2018, 19:37:59 »
Ah... right. My bad.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #84 on: March 13, 2018, 00:25:53 »
I'll get on it. :)

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #85 on: April 04, 2018, 08:26:37 »


What do you think about this for the about screen?

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #86 on: April 04, 2018, 10:43:02 »
This is really pretty if you ask me n_n
Only thing i could posibly nitpick on is that the brightness of the logotype could be raised a bit to make it a tad more contrasted with the background

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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #87 on: April 04, 2018, 11:44:38 »
Yes, now we're really getting somewhere! I think the waveform adds a lot and looks great. I'd also probably increase the brightness of both the waveform and the grey part of the logo just a little bit to see if it's any better.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #88 on: April 04, 2018, 19:30:59 »
I like it too. I do like how nearly invisible the waveform is though, so to my taste it would not need to be brighter. But on systems that don't have a high contrast ratio, that waveform would probably vanish, and for that reason, and that reason alone, looking to increase its brightness just a little bit might be a good idea. But I would definitely increase the brightness of the letters by the same amount. So probably a brightness/contrast on the entire logo would be what I'd do.
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Re: OpenMPT logo and icon redesign (was: Some custom MPT icons I made)
« Reply #89 on: April 05, 2018, 07:26:06 »


I made the grey color lighter. Note that if this is the color we go with, we need to change the color on everything else. It's not really a problem though. I made the waveform brighter as well. I personally think it looks better when it's darker but I'll let you be the judge of that.