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Icon Craft is a powerful and easy-to-use icon creator to edit icons, find, extract, create icon and cursor images, and manage icon libraries and image lists.
System requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP/2003/Vista/7/8, 64 MB RAM, Pentium-300 MHz, 10 MB Hard Disk, True Color video card.
- Manage icons, static and animated cursors, icon libraries, image lists
- Create and edit smooth semi-transparent icons, static and animated cursors for Windows XP
- Create and edit icons in standard and custom sizes, with color depth up to 32-bit True Color
- Paint images with gradient and chess fill
- Create multi-layer images
- Modify images with a variety of effects: drop shadow, opacity, smooth, negative, grayscale, colorize, rotate, roll and mirror
- Import and export ICO, ICNS, BMP, JPEG, ANI, CUR, GIF, PNG, TGA, WMF, WBMP, XPM, XBM and Adobe Photoshop PSD image formats
- Work with Mac OS Leopard 512x512 pixels icons
- Manage icon libraries for better and more efficient image storage
- Extract icons from Windows executables, libraries and animated cursor files, ZIP and RAR archives
- Download icons from the Internet
- Search for icons in folders
- Modify icons contained inside executables
- Convert or apply effects to multiple icons at once
- Export icon captions to text files
- Customize your desktop and folder icons
Trial limitations: nag-screen, up to 7 files can be saved, unlimited trial period.
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Use Icon Creator to Edit Icons to Achieve Cool Icon Effect for Vista Icons and Mac OS Icons
This Icon maker can be used to store, catalog and edit icons. The icons can be used in applications and web programming efforts. You can create cool icons that look good on Windows 7 (vista icon) as well as on Mac (Mac OS icons).
Microsoft Windows 7 is one of the most recent versions of Windows. In a rather short span of time, Microsoft Windows 7 has gained a lot of popularity among PC users. It comes with various innovative technologies and is really impressive when you think of the new improved graphical user interface that is considered one of its USPs. It also utilizes the high resolution icons that are again a plus.
Windows 7 Explorer utilizes high resolution 256x256 icons. Interestingly enough, although the size may appear a bit too much to you, Vista can significantly downsize the images and help you to view comfortably.
Here are a few important facts about the images contained by Vista. You need to know that a vista icon includes 12 images. It also includes an additional feature that enables the users to put 256x256 pixels inside any of the icon. You can edit icons using appropriate software and achieve a 'cool icon' effect.
Another important fact that you must know is that the vista icons save images in icon through PNG compression. As a result, the size of the icon is considerably reduced. However, since the PNG supports 8 bit alpha channel, your icon's quality is always maintained.
Those who wish to make some changes to their cool icon must keep a few things in mind before selecting icon editor software for the same. To begin with, it is essential to ensure that the icon editor is compatible with vista. Icon editors are now seen adopting various Vista enhancements into their icon format. Some of them have in fact even managed to unveil a new edition of their software. To create an icon the author just adds a high resolution image and selects the Vista format while storing the icon. Some editors in fact are seen to allow extraction of these icons from the executive files. They even allow converting them to Mac OS icons. Through this, they are able to edit icons to be used as Mac OS icons.
Microsoft Windows 7 has been a revolution of sorts for people who enjoy playing with graphics and pixel sizes. It has allowed the users to enjoy high definition images in an effective and convenient manner. More importantly, it has played a key role in ensuring that the icons look appealing to the users.
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