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IconBuilder Alternatives

IconBuilder is described as 'for Windows is a filter for use with Adobe Photoshop that makes creating icons a snap' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to IconBuilder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Windows S. The best alternative is IcoFX. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try IconsExtract or Pixelformer. Other great apps like IconBuilder are IconLover, JDraw, Gconvert and RealWorld Icon Editor.

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IconBuilder for Windows is a filter for use with Adobe Photoshop that makes creating icons a snap.

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  1. IcoFX icon

    IcoFX

    • Windows

    IcoFX is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows and Macintosh icons supporting transparency.

    ⚫︎ PortableIcoFX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Import Dialog
  2. IconsExtract icon

    IconsExtract

    • 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.

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    Main interface


  3. Pixelformer icon

    Pixelformer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A tool for creating, editing, and converting icons and bitmaps. Supports layers, supersampling, PNG optimization, Vista icon optimization, and more.

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    Discontinued

    Last version was released in January 2009

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  4. IconLover icon

    IconLover

    • Windows

    IconLover 5.45 is a powerful, yet easy to use icon editor for making your own icons for any operating system, including Windows, Mac OS, *NIX, Android and iOS. It creates native Windows icons (ICO format) of all sizes.

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  5. JDraw icon

    JDraw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JDraw is a pixel oriented graphics editor designed especially for small to medium-sized pictures used to decorate web pages. It is completely written in Java, simple to use and saves (animated) GIFs, ICOs and PNGs.

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  6. Gconvert icon

    Gconvert

    • 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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    icon editor screen
  7. RealWorld Icon Editor icon

    RealWorld Icon Editor

    • Windows

    RealWorld Icon Editor is a complete solution for icon authors offering multiple ways for creating of XP, Vista and Mac icons and for managing icon libraries.

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  8. Microangelo Toolset icon

    Microangelo Toolset

    • Windows

    Create Vista icons with Toolset's Icon Editor. Locate and extract hundreds of hi-resolution, 256x256 icons in your Vista installation. Create icons for all Windows platforms. This suite of icon tools includes four integrated components that excel in their specific areas.

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  9. icon sushi icon

    icon sushi

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    @icon sushi is an image to icon converter that supports the mask editor and the creation of Windows XP 32bit/Windows Vista format icons.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.21, released on 4 February 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  10. Icon Generator icon

    Icon Generator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Adobe AIR

    Icon Generator is a little application built on AIR that lets you generate a CS5 or Web 2.0 style icon.Three versions are prepared according to the usage. You can use Windows XP/VISTA/7, Mac OS X, Linux.

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