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23 Apr 2010   #1
mrigank211

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windows 7 icons

can anyone help me how to use a png file as an icon for a folder in windows 7

is there a way out ?
i want to have large icons for the folders ... i have dl many png's but windows can only set an .ico file as an icon

is there any soft. for this task ?

please reply asap
i'll b grateful ...
cheers


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23 Apr 2010   #2
Bituser

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hi,
You can use a program such as Gimp or photoshop to change them to .ico or if you want just post them here and I will do it.
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26 Apr 2010   #3
mrigank211

windows 7
 
 

fastboy

i ve installed gimp
but the pic that i've converted to ico ... its not worth conveting as the icon is of v small dimensions .... when i change the view to xtra large icons ... it doesnt inc. the size of the thumbnail of the icon which i ve converted ... so it was in vain

but gimp is realyy a nice soft .. thanks

plz ..have you got any other way out ?
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26 Apr 2010   #4
Bituser

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Could you please specify what the icon size is and what you want to convert it to? And would you be able to upload the icon?
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26 Apr 2010   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrigank211 View Post
can anyone help me how to use a png file as an icon for a folder in windows 7

is there a way out ?
i want to have large icons for the folders ... i have dl many png's but windows can only set an .ico file as an icon

is there any soft. for this task ?

please reply asap
i'll b grateful ...
cheers
This software works pretty good at making 256x256 icons,

IcoFX - The Free Icon Editor
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