When you want to make a Windows desktop icon of any picture, select Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It requires a minute to craft a perfect icon from any image file. Just set the resolution and opacity!
Have you tried customizing a folder on your desktop using an icon? Choosing a folder icon needs that you select a picture in a correct Windows icon type. You are able to download free windows desktop graphics from the Internet, but what when you have a certain picture in account and just want to make a desktop icon out of that image?
If you want 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 built-in icon software to create Windows icons out of pictures. 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 application to create and transform icons? They must require a skillful designer to operate, right? No! Anyone is able to create an original Windows XP or Windows Vienna icon with Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! All you require to make your own icons is an image you choose and an icon transforming tool.
It only requires seconds to create a fine-looking icon from any image file. To transform an image to a Windows icon, simply start Any to Icon and load files to the program. Any to Icon reads BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG files and transforms them to ICO format. Specify options for your icon, such as the resolution (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and opacity. Shape the picture with a cut tool, and you've got an original Windows icon that can be assigned to any directory! The new icon already has all sizes that are necessary to view your directory properly in Windows Explorer regardless what view size you select. Small view, list view or big view will appear equally nice, with cool transparency effects and smooth borders.
Require advanced options such as shades or translucency? Take a look at IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! These Windows icon makers enable you to alter icons inside exe-files, make and edit Windows XP icons and Windows Vienna icons.
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