When you have to create a Windows desktop icon of any image, use Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It requires a minute to craft a perfect icon of any image file. Simply select the resolution and transparency!
Did you ever try customizing a directory on your desktop using an icon? Choosing a directory icon requires that you specify a picture in a valid Windows icon type. You can download free windows desktop icons from the Internet, but what if you have a specific picture in account and just want to create a desktop icon from that image?
If you need to make a Windows desktop icon from any picture, you require an application to do the icon transformation. It so happens that Windows does not have any default converter to make Windows icons out of image files. How would you create a Windows icon in this situation? Get a side application such as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!
Wait a second! A professional software to create and transform icons? These must require an experienced designer to work with, right? Wrong! Anyone is able to make an original Windows XP or Windows Vienna icon with Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! Everything you need to create your personal icon files is a picture you choose and an icon conversion application.
It only takes seconds to create a great-looking icon from any image file. To convert a picture to a Windows icon, just launch Any to Icon and add files to the list. Any to Icon supports BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG files and transforms them to ICO format. Specify options for your icon, like the size (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the image with a crop tool, and you have an original Windows icon which can be assigned to any directory! The new icon already has all the resolutions that are necessary to view your folder properly in Windows Explorer no matter what view resolution you determine. Compact view, list view or large view will appear equally great, with cool transparency effects and sleek borders.
Require advanced features such as shadows or translucency? Take a look at IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! These Windows icon makers allow you to alter icons inside exe-files, make and edit Windows XP icons and Windows Vista icons.
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