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IcoFX 2.11

Create, edit and extract icons quickly and easily with this super tool

by Nick Peers

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Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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128MB RAM, 600MHz processor

Languages: English
Software Cost: $29.99 (Windows)
Date Updated: 05 June 2015
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Downloads To Date: 3608
Developer: Attila Kovrig
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IcoFX
Extract icons from images or program files or create your own from scratch

Icons brighten up Windows, but they also serve a more practical purpose in helping you to identify folders from files, and different types of file from each other. If you're unhappy with the icons associated with various parts of your PC, though, you'll be glad to know it's possible to change them. You can choose from icons already present elsewhere on your system, or design your own.

When it comes to creating your own icons, your first port of call might be your image editor. While most have some limited support for icons, you’ll find things a lot easier if you use a dedicated image-editing tool. And when it comes to freebie icon editors, IcoFX is one of the best. It allows you to work with icons for both Windows and Macintosh, supports image transparency (to allow your icons to blend neatly in with the background) and can be used to create icons up to 256x256 pixels in size.

You can create your icon from scratch easily enough using the simple grid to fill in your pixels, or you can extract existing icons from other files (such as program files or DLL files). You can even create icons from existing images or use IcoFX’s built-in screen capture tool to grab the image you need.

The program bends over backwards to give you all the tools you need to complete the job with the minimum fuss – over 40 effects can be applied to your icons to brighten them up, and you can export your finished icon in a number of formats, including both Windows and Macintosh system icons and even favicons for your website or blog.

Version 2.11 brings:
    •Alt + [ and Alt + ] shortcuts to decrease/increase brush size
    •Copy Merged menu item to copy all the layers
    •Delete will not drop the selection in images, toolbar images and animated cursors
    •Duplicate image will duplicate also the selection
    •Images are saved in reverse order inside icons so that the thumbnail will look good in Windows Explorer

Verdict:

IcoFX has all the tools you need to create your own stunning set of icons without the need for too much artistry or hard work on your part, but the new price will put many people off.

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WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

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