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Yes, be sure to name individual layers, turn layer transparency on and view your work at multiple sizes.
Yes, the filter was created especially to construct the 32-bit, deep mask resources that were added for Win XP and Vista.
The Mac version can convert icons from Windows to Mac and vice versa. There are some other Mac only features as well.
Creating a website favorite icon is simple. Build an icon normally, save the .ico file, and name it "favicon.ico".
The QuickBuild button automatically creates all available sizes and bit depths for an icon from what is available.
If you are creating icons for older versions of Windows like 95/98/NT, start with the 8-bit, 256 color palette.
Experience has taught us that designing smaller icon versions by hand really is the way to get the best results.
There are several things you can do to save yourself time when using IconBuilder for Windows. Read on for more information.
Working from Photoshop layers really helps you to quickly and easily move components, recolor, or resize.
This is the Resource Grid and it represents all of the individual icon resources that can be compiled into an icon.
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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: