Off topic- Any freeware to make my own desktop icons?

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kristenanne77
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Off topic- Any freeware to make my own desktop icons?

Post by kristenanne77 » Sun Apr 12, 2015 2:19 pm

I hate the selection of windoz icons available and would like to make my own.
I apologize if this is off-topic a little, but it may be helpful to others who also hate their windoz icons ....

Is there any freeware available that can help me do this task?
(By the way I also have a mac and if it would help me with icons for this as well that would be great but not necessary)

Googling I see programs but am leary of a lot of freeware unless it is recommended by people.
This forum is a great source of information so that is why I am asking here.

Thanks
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Re: Off topic- Any freeware to make my own desktop icons?

Post by WillAdams » Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:08 pm

Nice interface design tool: http://gravit.io/

Discussion of making icons and some specific links: http://www.howtogeek.com/65291/how-to-m ... any-image/
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Re: Off topic- Any freeware to make my own desktop icons?

Post by madhatter » Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:20 pm

You could try IcoFX. It was in a Portable Apps package I used at one time. I never really used it, but I opened it once and it appeared to be pretty well laid out.
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Re: Off topic- Any freeware to make my own desktop icons?

Post by halfnormal » Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:46 pm

A quick Google search of "how to make a windows icon" lead me to this site http://converticon.com/

Upload a pic and it will make an icon out of it.

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