Extract icons and create image thumbnails with Thumbico
June 22, 2017 – 15:17 | Comments Off on Extract icons and create image thumbnails with Thumbico
Extract icons and create image thumbnails with Thumbico

Thumbico is a combination of an icon extraction and viewing tool, with a thumbnail viewer and creator.
The program is tiny, a 28KB download, and unsurprisingly there’s no installation required– just unzip and run Thumbico.exe.

Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator
January 25, 2017 – 09:09 | Comments Off on Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator
Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator

Axialis Software has unveiled Axialis IconGenerator, a free tool for customising and generating icons from a database of icon sets.
The program is mainly aimed at professional developers and designers, who might use it to purchase …

Customise almost any Windows icon with CustomizerGod
January 4, 2016 – 13:49 | Comments Off on Customise almost any Windows icon with CustomizerGod
Customise almost any Windows icon with CustomizerGod

There are plenty of tools around for customising Windows icons, but they usually fall into one of two groups: very basic specialist apps which just replace a few things, or low-level powerhouses packed with complicated …

Quickly create stylish icons with Seanau Icon Toolkit
May 27, 2015 – 09:46 | Comments Off on Quickly create stylish icons with Seanau Icon Toolkit
Quickly create stylish icons with Seanau Icon Toolkit

Creating Windows icons can be a challenge. Regular image editors aren’t optimised for the process – that’s if they have ICO support at all – while specialist icon designers are often bulky and complex.
Seanau Icon …

Resouce Hacker 4.0 adds *.RES file creation
May 2, 2015 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Resouce Hacker 4.0 adds *.RES file creation
Resouce Hacker 4.0 adds *.RES file creation

It’s been more than three years since the last update, but Angus Johnson has just announced the latest release of his classic freeware tool Resource Hacker 4.0.
The program is designed to view, modify, or save …

IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection
May 20, 2014 – 10:58 | Comments Off on IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection
IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection

Romanian developer IcoFX Software has released IcoFX 2.7 and IcoFX Portable 2.7, a minor update to its commercial icon-editing tool for Windows.
Version 2.7 adds three new tools to the Adjustment menu, plus refines the existing …

Easily create icons from images or executables
July 7, 2013 – 16:15 | Comments Off on Easily create icons from images or executables
Easily create icons from images or executables

Replacing a few of the standard Windows and application icons can be a great way to give your PC a fresh new look. Creating new icons can be more of a challenge, though, as the …

TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop
May 10, 2012 – 13:00 | Comments Off on TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop
TweakNow DriveShortcut brings removable disc shortcut creation to the Windows desktop

Sometimes it is the smallest of things that makes the biggest differences – it can be little touches that matter the most. Users of OSX and many flavors of Linux will be used to the …

Looking for quality icons? Batch Icon Extractor can help
October 26, 2011 – 07:34 | Comments Off on Looking for quality icons? Batch Icon Extractor can help
Looking for quality icons? Batch Icon Extractor can help

If you’re looking to personalise your PC then customising its system and application icons can deliver great results.
Of course you have to find alternative icons, first, and so your first instinct might be to browse …

IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag
September 8, 2011 – 06:22 | Comments Off on IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag
IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag

For the past few years, IcoFX has lain apparently dormant, despite noises from the developer that a new version was in development. This powerful icon editor has suddenly resurfaced, however, with a major new version …

Discover hidden Windows icons in seconds
August 22, 2011 – 16:53 | Comments Off on Discover hidden Windows icons in seconds
Discover hidden Windows icons in seconds

It’s easy to customise the shortcut icon for a Windows application, at least in theory: just right-click it, select Change Icon, and choose whatever icon you’d prefer.
Of course you have to find a suitable icon, …