This simple command will allow you to generate a PNG of a Font Awesome SVG icon, in the color that you want.   sed -i '' 's/path /path fill="#2E74B5" /' fontawesome.svg ; qlmanage -t -s 24 -o . fontawesome.svg Command Breakdown: gnu-sed is used, instead of OSX sed shipped with the mac. brew install gnu-sed --with-default-names sed -i '' 's/path /path fill="#2E74B5" /' fontawesome.svg ; Add an RGB color fill