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    Cuttlefish Alternatives

    Cuttlefish is described as 'allows artists and developers to preview and pick icons. Cuttlefish attempts to render the icons exactly as they would look drawn in the application. It allows to filter based on category and name'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cuttlefish for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is IconsExtract, which is free. Other great apps like Cuttlefish are IconViewer (Free), Thumbico (Free), Quick Any2Ico (Free) and Icon Explorer (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The IconsExtract utility scans the files and folders on your computer, and extract the icons and cursors stored in EXE, DLL, OCX, CPL, and in other file types.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      IconViewer is a free Windows Explorer extension that lets you easily view, copy, and save icons contained within programs and libraries. Open a files Properties box, select the "Icons" tab, and view the icons contained in the file.
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    1. Thumbico displays the thumbnail or icon of any file, image, document, video or program from your Desktop or computer. But unlike Windows, which shows you small, standard sized images, Thumbico gives you the large, any size "uncensored" version.
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    2. Allow users to easily create or extract icons and save them as PNG or GIF images, in a range of different resolutions, with compression options for PNG files.
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    3. This tool allows to manage icon libraries, standalone icons and executable that contains icons as resources. MicroAngelo 16-bit format (icl) and 16-bit executables (NE) is no longer supported and Icon Explorer now creates 32-bit DLLs as icon libraries.


    4. Batch Icon Extractor - a simple tool for batch extraction of icons. Supports compressed Vista icons. How to use it? Download BatchIconExtractor.exe and place it on your desktop. Drag and drop a file or a folder on the application icon.
    5. Tool for extracting icons or icon arrays from files (EXE, DLL, OCX, etc.) with ability to scan folders to search for EXE, DLL and OCX files, which contain icons.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Extract icons from EXE and DLL files The Get Icons application was designed to be an icon extractor program that will let you get icons from EXE and DLL files.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    6. LiquidIcon XP is one of the most popular Icon Editors in the world. Best of all, it's completely FREE (no Adware, Spyware, Guaranteed), portable and lightweight, and works on every version of Windows!
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      GConvert icon toolkit: create, edit, extract, manage and convert icons of any size and color depth. Full support for Windows Vista and XP icons, manage icons in ICL and DLL files, convert from/to other image formats
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