My C# WinForms program needs an ICO file

If I am correct, a program icon is 32X32. Is that true?

And one icon is enough for a Windows program, right?


Thanks.
newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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lazyberezovskyCommented:
1) true
2) yes

See: http://www.hhhh.org/cloister/csharp/icons/
Mind color depth.
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi newbieweb;

There are 4 sizes that can be create but only three should be create one if the sizes is used by the system.

Windows icons sizes : 48 × 48, 32 × 32, System Only size 24 × 24, and 16 × 16 pixels.

You should create the 48 × 48, 32 × 32 and 16 × 16 pixels because you will not know what screen resolution and color depth your users will have there displays set to.

Read this article Creating Windows XP Icons
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms997636.aspx

Fernando
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