How do i make a windows .ico file?

Posted on 2010-11-26
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I made a software icon in illustrator/Photoshop and used Img2Icons to turn it into an .icns file for mac.

It works perfectly on my mac but is it correct that i need to use the format .ico for windows?

how i would create that on a mac?

Thanks a lot for any help!
Question by:kikisu
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Dr. Klahn earned 1500 total points
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There are several free packages that run under Windows.  A quick Google produced:

IcoFX  http://icofx.ro/

For Macintosh, it appears that you'll have to buy a product.  Again, a quick Google produced:


This one is half off until November 30th, and has a free 30-day trial period, so if you're only going to be doing this once, that may be the way to go.

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Thanks for your help, I found s free one that doenst have as many features here too:


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