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Converting Images into Icons

If you need to make a Windows desktop icon from any picture, choose Any to Icon or ArtIcons Pro. It takes seconds to craft a great-looking icon of any image file. Just set the size and transparency!

Have you tried customizing a folder on your desktop using an icon? Choosing a directory icon needs that you select a picture in a valid Windows icon format. You are able to download free windows desktop icons from the Internet, but what when you have a specific picture in mind and just want to make a desktop icon out of that picture?

If you need to create a Windows desktop icon out of any image, you require a tool to perform icon conversion. It appears that Windows does not have any default software to create Windows icons out of graphic files. How would you create a Windows icon in this situation? Use a side tool such as Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro!

Wait a second! A professional software to create and transform icons? They should require a skillful designer to operate, yes? Wrong! Any user can create a native-looking Windows XP or Windows Vista icon using Any to Icon Pro or ArtIcons Pro! Everything you require to make your personal icon files is a picture you choose and an icon transforming application.

It only takes a minute to make a perfect icon out of any graphic file. To transform an image to a Windows icon, just launch Any to Icon and load files to the program. Any to Icon reads BMP, GIF, JPEG, and PNG files and converts them into ICO format. Specify options for your icon, such as the size (16x16, 32x32 or 48x48 pixels) and transparency. Shape the image with a cut tool, and you've got a native Windows icon that you can assign to any folder! Your new icon initially contains all the resolutions that are necessary to view your directory correctly in Windows Explorer no matter what view resolution you determine. Compact view, list view or large view will appear equally pleasant, with neat opacity effects and sleek borders.

Need complicated features such as shades or translucency? Take a look at IconLover or ArtIcons Pro! These Windows icon editors enable you to edit icons inside exe-files, make and modify Windows XP icons and Windows Vienna icons.

Download and try Any to Icon and ArtIcons Pro now at http://www.aha-soft.com.

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