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    Pixelformer Alternatives

    Pixelformer is described as 'A tool for creating, editing, and converting icons and bitmaps. Supports layers, supersampling, PNG optimization, Vista icon optimization, and more' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pixelformer 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 Grafx2 or Mtpaint. Other great apps like Pixelformer are IconLover, RealWorld Icon Editor, Microangelo Toolset and icon sushi.

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021
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    A tool for creating, editing, and converting icons and bitmaps. Supports layers, supersampling, PNG optimization, Vista...
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      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.
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      GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs Deluxe Paint and Brilliance.


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      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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      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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      mtPaint is a painting program which Mark Tyler developed from scratch so he could easily create pixel art and manipulate digital photos.


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      The program is no longer updated.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

    1. Create, view, and edit icon files online - Design icons directly from your browser - Add text to icons using any Google Fonts.
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      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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      GConvert icon toolkit: create, edit, extract, manage and convert icons of any size and color depth.
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