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Author Topic: IcoFX a good and free alternative  (Read 8854 times)


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IcoFX a good and free alternative
« on: March 31, 2010, 10:49 AM »
A handy Icon editor:  IcoFX  :Thmbsup:  Freeware  :)


Feature list:
    * Support for Vista icons with PNG compression
    * Create icons for Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / Macintosh
    * Support for alpha channel (transparency)
    * Batch processing for handling multiple files
    * Built in resource editor for creating icon libraries or changing icons inside exe files
    * Zoom icons up to 10000% for increased precision
    * Import image dialog, for creating icons from images
    * Convert Macintosh icons to Windows icons and vice versa
    * Open, save, edit and convert Macintosh OS X icons
    * Extract Macintosh icons from resource files
    * Snapshot window for creating overviews of the icons
    * More than 40 built in effects, including Drop Shadow
    * Use custom filters to create your own customized effects
    * Multiple language support
    * Resolutions up to 256x256
    * Data types: 2, 16, 256, True Color, True Color + Alpha (optional dithering for 2, 16, 256 colors)
    * Extract icons (including Vista icons) from 32 bit exe and dll
    * Import / export images (transparency also) from bmp, jpg, gif, png, jp2
    * Many useful drawing tools like brush, line, rectangle and more
    * Transparent, Brighten/Darken, Blur/Sharpen tools for retouching
    * Create icon from an image with a single click
    * Adjust the contrast, brightness, hue, saturation, transparency and color balance of icons
    * Change the dimension of images
    * Images can be faded using the fadeout dialog
    * Increase / decrease the opacity of an image
    * Easy shadow handling
    * RGB and HSB color modes
    * History of recently opened files
    * Window menu for easy window switching
    * Possibility to store favorite colors
    * Capture image from the desktop
    * Grid for precision work
    * Side bar for easy image switching
    * File Explorer window for easy file browsing and importing
    * Full drag and drop support
    * Sizable preview window
    * Multiple undo
    * Blur the edge of the brush
    * Rotate the image at any angle