If you want to make a Windows desktop icon from any image, select Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It requires a minute to make a great-looking icon of any image file. Simply set the size and opacity!
Have you tried personalizing a directory on your desktop with an icon? Choosing a directory icon requires that you select an image in a valid Windows icon type. You are able to download free windows desktop graphics from the Web, but what if you have a specific image in account and simply want to create a desktop icon out of your own picture?
If you need to make a Windows desktop icon from any picture, you need a tool to do the icon transformation. It appears that Windows does not contain any default converter to create Windows icons from image files. How can you get a Windows icon in this situation? Get a third-party tool like as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!
Wait a second! A professional software to create and transform icons? They must need a skillful designer to operate, right? Wrong! Any user is able to make a native-looking Windows XP or Windows Vienna icon with Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! All you require to make your own icons is a picture you like and an icon transforming application.
It only requires seconds to make a perfect icon out of any graphic file. To convert a picture to a Windows icon, simply launch Any to Icon and load files to the program. Any to Icon reads BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG files and transforms them into ICO format. Define options for your icon, like the resolution (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the image with a cut instrument, and you've got a native Windows icon that can be assigned to any directory! The new icon initially contains all sizes that are necessary to place your directory properly in Windows Explorer regardless what view size you specify. Small view, list view or big view will look equally great, with cool opacity effects and smooth borders.
Want complicated features such as shadows or opacity? Try IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! These Windows icon editors allow you to modify icons inside exe-files, craft and edit Windows XP icons and Windows Vienna icons.
Download and try Any to Icon and ArtIcons Pro now at http://www.aha-soft.com.