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Windows 7: Using .png's as icons?

09 Jan 2010   #1
Diesel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
Using .png's as icons?

Looking to change out some of my desktop icons, is there anyway to use a .png image as opposed to the .ico?


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09 Jan 2010   #2
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

There is no easy way to do this that I know of; but there is a free online service to convert png to ico ConvertICO.com and you could probably also find other software to convert them for you.
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09 Jan 2010   #3
Diesel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

But I will have to use regular .ico format?

Usually the conversion reduces quality, which sucks.
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10 Jan 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Diesel,

You can use the trial version of Axialis IconWorkshop to create high quality 256x256 pixel icons.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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