.ico maker

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What is a good .ico maker?

Thank you!
MS Paint, save as bitmap, then use IrfanView to re-save as icon with transparency.
The one I use, when I'm not using Visual Studio (I've got a paid for version with the resource editor), is aaIco.

aaIco Icon Editor 3.0
http://www.xceedz.com/aaICO_Freeware_Icon_Editor.htm

I think it's Windows only, but that's probably not a problem (you don't mention what system you're using, but .ico files are most commonly associated with Windows?)

When I was looking around for an icon editor, I noticed that IcoFX seems to be quite popular, but I decided to stick with the more basic tool.

What is a great free icon editor for windows? [closed]
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/523255/what-is-a-great-free-icon-editor-for-windows

IcoFX is an award winning freeware icon editor. It is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Macintosh icons supporting transparency.

Note: The portable version is (still) freeware.


(portable version)
IcoFX Portable
http://portableapps.com/apps/graphics_pictures/icofx_portable

(full, paid for version)
IcoFX - The Professional Icon Editor
The only tool you will need to edit icons and cursors
http://icofx.ro

For a few more dedicated icon editors, see links below.

Andy

Top 5 Free Icon Editors for the Pro Designer
http://speckyboy.com/2008/05/03/top-5-free-icon-editors-for-the-pro-designer/

5 Best Free Icon Editors
http://tutzone.net/5-best-free-icon-editors/
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closed account (jwkNwA7f)
I am using Windows. Also, Are these free (not free trial).

Thanks!
I am using Windows. Also, Are these free (not free trial).

Wow. Maybe you want us to download for you as well?
closed account (jwkNwA7f)
@Catfish4 Yes and can you install it for me two? Also test it on my computer to make sure it works, thanks! :P

Actually, Sib Icon Creator and LiquidIcon look good, but they have a download or a purchase button. I am wondering if the download button is for a free trial or not.
GIMP can save images as .ico files. It can also save them in pretty much every other format known to man as well, and is a pretty powerful editor. It might be overkill for just a few icons, but you may end up using it for other things too.
tip - Just use MS paint for the icon, then GIMP to save it as a .ico
closed account (jwkNwA7f)
Actually I already had gimp and didn't think it could do that. I was an animator before I started programming.
closed account (jwkNwA7f)
Thanks for the help!
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