Free X-Icon Editor Alternatives

    X-Icon Editor is described as ', create high resolution icons from your own browser'. There are more than 25 alternatives to X-Icon Editor for various platforms. The best alternative is Grafx2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to X-Icon Editor are IconsExtract (Free), Pixelesque (Free, Open Source), Quick Any2Ico (Free) and Pixelformer (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 13, 2020

    • GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs Deluxe Paint and Brilliance.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • The IconsExtract utility scans your computer, and allows to extrac the icons stored in EXE, DLL, and in other file types.
      • Free
      • Windows


    • Pixelsque's goal is to be as simple as possible, while still retaining many powerful features. It works like any standard pixel art editor, with a pen, eraser, and shapes.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • Quick Any2Ico is a FREE Portable Application that creates high quality Icon files from any File, Folder or Resource.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • A tool for creating, editing, and converting icons and bitmaps. Supports layers, supersampling, PNG optimization, Vista icon optimization, and more.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released in January 2009

      • Free
      • Windows
    • Iconion allows you to convert any icon font into fantastic-looking png icons by adding color, shadow, background, gradient, stroke and many other fancy elements.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • Brought to you by Panic and the Iconfactory, CandyBar 3 brings the best of CandyBar 2 and Pixadex 2 together into one powerful, new application.

      Discontinued

      See note on website: "Since we’re unsure about the long-term future of changing system icons, we’re not comfortable charging money for CandyBar, and we’re also not comfortable simply making it disappear, instead we’re going to make the current CandyBar free — but unsupported."

      https://panic.com/blog/candybar-mountain-lion-and-beyond/

      • Free
      • Mac
      IT's not an editor, just a tool to replace icons on your mac.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    • KIconEdit is a tool designed to help creating icons using the standard color palette.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • mtPaint is a painting program which Mark Tyler developed from scratch so he could easily create pixel art and manipulate digital photos.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
    • ifavicon.com is a comprehensive resource on favicons.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available

      • Free
      • Online