When you need to create a Windows desktop icon from any image, use Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It requires a minute to create a great-looking icon of any graphic file. Just select the resolution and transparency!
Did you ever try personalizing a folder on your desktop using an icon? Choosing a folder icon needs that you specify a picture in a correct Windows icon type. You are able to download free windows desktop graphics from the Web, but what when you have a certain picture in account and just want to create a desktop icon out of that image?
If you need to create a Windows desktop icon out of any image, you require an application to perform icon conversion. It appears that Windows does not contain any default converter to make Windows icons out of graphic files. How can you create a Windows icon then? Get a third-party tool such as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!
Wait a second! A pro-grade software to make and convert icons? They should need an experienced designer to work with, yes? No! Anyone is able to make a native-looking Windows XP or Windows Vienna icon using Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! Everything you need to create your own icons is a picture you like and an icon transforming application.
It only requires seconds to make a perfect icon from any image file. To transform a picture to a Windows icon, simply start Any to Icon and add files to the list. Any to Icon supports BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG images and transforms them into ICO format. Select options for your icon, such as the size (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the image with a crop instrument, and you have an original Windows icon which you can assign to any folder! The new icon already has all sizes that are necessary to view your folder correctly in Windows Explorer no matter what view size you determine. Small view, list view or big view will appear equally pleasant, with neat transparency options and sleek borders.
Require advanced features such as shadows or opacity? Try IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! Those Windows icon editors allow you to alter icons in the exe-files, make and modify Windows XP icons and Windows Vista icons.
Download and try Any to Icon and ArtIcons Pro for free from http://www.aha-soft.com.