As you see you can quickly create icons with Any to Icon and then refine them in ArtIcons. The “double” approach will open up new opportunities for enhancing the look of you project.
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There are two main ways of creating icons – converting them from images and designing them manually in an icon editor. Both ways have acknowledged solutions, represented by grade A tools from Aha-Soft. They are: Any to Icon, a handy image-to-icon converter and ArtIcons, a powerful icon editor with many options. These applications provide you with the most convenient design experience as well as superb results. If you need software for creating great icons of any size and format you have just found it!
ANY TO ICON – CREATE A CLASSY ICON IN A BLINK OF AN EYE
Any to Icon was written to make icon design extremely easy. Why spend time on manual design if you already have an image collection well suited for icons? In that case, Any to Icon will get the job done in a few seconds. All you need to do is select a picture, define icon parameters and start the conversion process. That’s it! You’ve just made a sleek icon! Such an approach allows you to reach high productivity and still fascinate end-users with icon quality.
Thanks to the intuitive controls, working with the program is a piece of cake. You can add files using drag and drop as well as insert images from the clipboard by copy-and-paste operations. Also the built-in wizard and command line support will be of help in converting multiple files at once. As well as supporting a wide range of popular formats, the program can also extract icons from libraries stored in .exe, .dll, .scr, etc. Any to Icon has a set of predefined icon sizes and colors from monochrome to 32-bit. You can also leave the color ‘as is’ and select the custom icon size that suits your needs.
ARTICONS – PROFESSIONAL SET OF DESIGN TOOLS WITH NEAT UI
Another icon design solution is ArtIcons, the ultimate tool for icon creation and editing. Delivered in a user-friendly interface, it provides a broad range of icon design options. Whichever need you may encounter in creating icons for your website or program, you can be sure that ArtIcons have all the features required to carry out this job with brilliance. What’s more, ArtIcons comes with a multilingual support, including French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Romanian, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese and others.
ArtIcons has a competently organized set of drawing and editing tools for icon creation. Using them you can create and edit icons of any possible size and color. The program allows you to create multi-layered images, modify various effects, like shadow and opacity, paint images with gradient and chess fill, manage icon libraries and more. ArtIcons processes a great variety of image formats, so you can import and export files not only from image to icon.
The work of these two programs can be combined in order to get even more impressive results. You can quickly create icons with Any to Icon and then refine icons with ArtIcons to make them look fabulous. This “double” approach will open up new opportunities for enhancing the appearance of you project thus creating a competitive edge that will lead you to success!