Icons from File is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Icons from File for Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome and Mac. The best alternative is IcoFX. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try IconsExtract or IconViewer. Other great apps like Icons from File are Thumbico, Cuttlefish, IconLover and Icon Explorer.
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.
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.
Cuttlefish 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.
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.
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.