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Author Topic: new icon for Screenshot Captor?  (Read 12099 times)

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new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« on: September 01, 2008, 04:43:50 AM »
i think it's high time that Screenshot Captor got a new tray icon that's true colour and all. anyone agreeing with me here? :)

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008, 05:40:39 AM »
 :Thmbsup:  Fine idea

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2008, 06:13:29 AM »
sounds good to me.

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2008, 07:05:09 AM »
mouser, how about a special mug for the talented icon designer whose design is selected as the new icon for Screenshot Captor. :)

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2008, 07:14:31 AM »
sure.  :up:

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2008, 12:28:53 PM »
Ok let's make this official:
Actually 4 related icons are desired:
  • Screenshot Captor Normal (currently blue monitor image)
  • Screenshot Captor - While Capturing (currently red monitor image)
  • Screenshot Captor - In Timed Capture Mode (currently normal blue monitor image)
  • Screenshot Captor Normal but big 64x64 for desktop icon

Icons should be 16x16 with transparency.  ico format preferred i guess but png or gif would be ok too.

Winning icon set will get a dc mug with their name or chosen text on it.
« Last Edit: September 01, 2008, 12:32:26 PM by mouser »

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2008, 12:56:20 PM »
Here is the snapshots of the icons I did for which I have sent to mouser for safe keeping.  The 256x256 w/ png compression should be VISTA ready.

Screenshot Captor Normal

Screenshot_Captor_Normal_Snapshot.png

Screenshot Captor Capturing

Screenshot_Captor_Capturing_Snapshot.png

Screenshot Captor Timed

Screenshot_Captor_Timed_Snapshot.png
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« Last Edit: September 01, 2008, 12:58:55 PM by hamradio »

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2008, 01:49:37 PM »
Hamradio: I think the icons look really good on 256x256!
The problem is that most of the time, it's just for 16x16, and at that size, they are a bit imcomprehensible, I think.

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2008, 07:29:18 PM »
Here is the snapshots of the icons I did for which I have sent to mouser for safe keeping.  The 256x256 w/ png compression should be VISTA ready.

ham, i should have just PM'ed you. cool icons, though :)

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2008, 04:07:18 PM »
Here is the snapshots of another set of icons I did for which I have sent to mouser for safe keeping.  The 256x256 w/ png compression should be VISTA ready.

Screenshot Captor Normal

Screenshot_Captor_Normal_Snapshot.png

Screenshot Captor Capturing

Screenshot_Captor_Capturing_Snapshot.png

Screenshot Captor Timed

Screenshot_Captor_Timed_Snapshot.png
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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2008, 02:28:50 AM »
hamradio, you amaze with your skills. :Thmbsup:

i had been thinking about a design with a camera involved since SC 'captures' a screen as with a camera. :)

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2008, 03:15:04 AM »
i think i like the two main icons from first set and timer icon from second.

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2008, 04:30:14 AM »
All the icons look great. Here's a variation on the camera idea from lanux128: how about having the mascot (Cody) with a camera? The timed icon could add the clock from the second icon set.

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #13 on: September 03, 2008, 04:37:01 AM »
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how about having the mascot (Cody) with a camera?
;D ;D ;D ;D great idea.. just dont think its going to fit too well in 16x16

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2008, 05:45:51 PM »
A lot of icons appear in my system tray but no other icon looks like SC's so I'd prefer that you don't change it.  If you do, at least make it unique so it's easily discernible.

Would rather that you code elimination of the "MyJunk" folder.
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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2008, 06:03:13 PM »
perhaps it's better to make the tray icon customizable as in Farr.

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2009, 02:25:50 AM »
Are those icons avaiable somewhere?

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Re: new icon for Screenshot Captor?
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2009, 06:17:09 AM »
i'm not sure whether hamradio made them available seeing that SC didn't get the face-lift, icons-wise. :)