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Converting Graphics into Icons

If you want to make a Windows desktop icon of any image, choose Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It takes seconds to make a perfect icon of any graphic file. Simply choose the size and opacity!

Have you tried customizing a directory on your desktop with an icon? Selecting a directory icon requires that you specify an image in a correct Windows icon type. You are able to download many windows desktop icons from the Internet, but what when you have a certain image in mind and just want to make a desktop icon out of that image?

If you want to create a Windows desktop icon from any picture, you require an application to perform icon transformation. It appears that Windows does not contain any built-in icon software to create Windows icons from graphic files. How would you get a Windows icon then? Use a side tool like as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!

Wait a second! A pro-grade application to create and transform icons? They should require a skillful designer to work with, yes? No! Anyone is able to make an original Windows XP or Windows Vista icon using Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! Everything you require to make your personal icons is a picture you choose and an icon conversion tool.

It only takes a minute to create a great-looking icon out of any image file. To transform an image to a Windows icon, simply start Any to Icon and add files to the program. Any to Icon supports BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG images and converts them into ICO files. Define properties for your icon, such as the resolution (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the image with a crop instrument, and you have a native Windows icon which you can assign to any directory! The new icon initially contains all sizes that are required to place your directory correctly in Windows Explorer regardless what view size you select. Small view, list view or large view will appear equally great, with cool transparency effects and sleek borders.

Want advanced options such as shades or translucency? Try IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! These Windows icon editors allow you to alter icons in the exe-files, create 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.

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