Posted on 2006-11-22
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
What if the format of the icons on our desktop? How can I create it?
Question by:VBdotnet2005
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The_Professional earned 50 total points
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Icons are .ico file extension.

There are many different programs to create them.

here is a small tutorial using GIMP a free graphics program.

There are also many dedicated programs and tutorials for the specific purpose of creating icons.

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Mnf earned 50 total points
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the icon format is .ico on your desktop
look at this web
The Icon Archive is a collection of desktop icon sets of over 10,000 high quality icons in gif & ico format

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Soutie earned 50 total points
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One of the easiest ways i found is to create a 32x32, 64x64 or 128x128 Bitmap, make the picture into the icon you want and then rename the extension from .bmp to .ico

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