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Custom icons are a visual way to quickly identify and locate various files and folders on your computer's desktop.
Yes, we worked closely with Microsoft to develop a suite of icons including the Recycle Bin, My Computer and others.
This grid is the Resource List and represents all the icon resources that can be compiled into a single icon.
IconBuilder uses 8-bit resources when saving BMPs and GIFs and 32-bit resources for saving TIFFs and PNGs.
Yes, there are many good IconBuilder tips! See the full description for general tips on building and saving icons.
Many factors can prevent custom icons from being applied to Mac files or folders including locked items and more.
We recommend you consult the Tutorial that comes with the IconBuilder download to learn more about Open/Drop icons.
Depending on your need, BMP and ICO toolbar icon files can be made using IconBuilder and Photoshop.
For the best results, we recommend designing 16x16 versions by hand in Photoshop with pixel-clicking.
There are several helpful IconBuilder tips and tricks including modifier keys, checking the verify panel and more.
The Iconfactory search engine is a great tool to help you find whatever you are looking for. We have associated keywords with all of the content available on the site. These keywords span icon sets, desktop pictures, iPulse Jackets, software products, support items, design services projects and even news page postings.
In order to make it easy for you to find what you are looking for, we have built some features into our search engine that allow you to customize your search: