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Be sure to set IconBuilder to save as a folder with a custom icon applied to it, or the Finder won't display it properly.
The verify panel allows you to quickly check if your icon has extra or missing resources for the target platform and OS.
IconBuilder uses 8-bit resources when saving BMPs and GIFs and 32-bit resources for saving TIFFs and PNGs.
This grid is the Resource List and represents all the icon resources that can be compiled into a single icon.
Please consult the Tutorial that comes included with your IconBuilder download, or follow quick start guide here.
Yes, there are many good IconBuilder tips! See the full description for general tips on building and saving icons.
This problem is a bug in Tiger and is not related to IconBuilder. Try using our free IconExaminer app instead.
Make sure you are not saving the icon as an ".icns" file or that your icon contains more than just 128x128 resources.
The startup delay encourages you to purchase the full software. This delay is removed upon registration.
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