If you need to create a Windows desktop icon from any image, use Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It takes seconds to craft a fine-looking icon of any graphic file. Simply select the resolution and transparency!
Have you tried personalizing a directory on your desktop using an icon? Selecting a folder icon needs that you select a picture in a correct Windows icon format. You are able to download many windows desktop graphics from the Web, but what when you have a certain picture in account and simply want to make a desktop icon out of that image?
If you want to make a Windows desktop icon from any image, you require an application to perform icon conversion. It appears that Windows does not have any default software to create Windows icons from pictures. How can you make a Windows icon in this situation? Use a side application such as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!
Wait a second! A professional software to make and transform icons? They should need an experienced designer to work with, yes? No! Any user is able to make an original Windows XP or Windows Vista icon with Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! Everything you need to make your own icon files is a picture you choose and an icon conversion application.
It only requires seconds to create a fine-looking icon from any picture file. To convert an image to a Windows icon, simply launch Any to Icon and load files to the program. Any to Icon supports BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG images and converts them into ICO format. Select options for your icon, such as the resolution (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the picture with a cut tool, and you've got a native Windows icon which you can assign to any folder! The new icon already has all sizes that are necessary to view your directory properly in Windows Explorer regardless what view size you determine. Compact view, list view or large view will look equally pleasant, with neat opacity options and smooth borders.
Want complicated features such as shades or opacity? Try IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! Those Windows icon makers enable you to edit icons in the exe-files, craft and edit Windows XP icons and Windows Vista icons.
Download and try Any to Icon and ArtIcons Pro for free from http://www.aha-soft.com.