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Icon Lover - Icon Editor to Make Icons for Windows. Create High-Quality Icons for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iPhone
Icon editor IconLover is a powerful, yet easy to use icon editor for making your own icons for any operating system, including Windows, Mac OS, UNIX/Linux and iPhone. It creates native Windows icons (ICO format) of all sizes, up to 256x256 used in Windows Vista and Windows 7, and native MacOS icons (ICNS format) up to 512x512 pixels (this size is used in the latest Mac OS "Leopard" and "Snow Leopard" versions). UNIX/Linux and iPhone use icons in PNG format which is fully supported by IconLover - you can create icons in this format from scratch or convert the existing Windows and Mac OS icons to PNG.
Numerous advanced features including support for variable transparency, built-in drop shadow, smoothing, roll, mirror and other effects, support for multi-layer images, ability to import and export a variety of image formats and batch processing of icons make IconLover the tool of choice for many professional icon designers.FEATURES :
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Create and Edit Animated GIFs
IconLover features native support for GIF animation. You can use this icon software to create animated images, banners and buttons in almost no time.
Create and Edit Bitmap Images for Web and Other Uses
IconLover can also be used for creating and editing bitmap images in a variety of formats: BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TGA, TIFF etc. It supports transparency and a full range of other format-specific features.
Support for Windows Vista and Windows 7 compressed PNG Icons
IconLover fully supports the compressed PNG format recommended for 256x256 icons in Windows Vista and Windows 7. It helps reduce the overall size of the file without sacrificing image quality and preserves alpha channel transparency.
Automatically Make Icons from Images
Some designers prefer working with familiar software and then import the resulting image to IconLover and convert it to icons. With support for a variety of image formats, including Adobe Photoshop (PSD), IconLover enables icon designers easily convert images to icons.
Export Icon to Bitmap Images
You can also use IconLover to open Windows and Mac OS icon files (ICO, ICNS) and export them to common bitmap formats for use on a website, blog, application splash-screen etc.
Convert Icons between Windows and Mac OS
Full support for Windows (ICO) and Mac OS (ICNS) icon formats enables designers to use IconLover for easy conversion of icons between these operating systems. You can open a Mac OS icon in this icon software and save it for use on a Windows PC, and vice versa