Resource Filter Alternatives

    Resource Filter is described as 'Those who build Programs or Desktop-Themes will never have enough Glyphs and Icons. So why not starting an own creation. You may look in the resource section of the EXE, DLL and other files on your hard disk to look for this stuff'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Resource Filter for Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based 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 Thumbico. Other great apps like Resource Filter are IconLover (Paid), Quick Any2Ico (Free), Icon Explorer (Free) and Batch Icon Extractor (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 14, 2019

      • 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.
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      • 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.


      • 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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    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.
      • 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.
      • 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.

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