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Are there any good tools for converting .png or .psd or .jpg or .gif into .ico files? A free tool would be a feather in the cap.


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What operating system? – squircle May 31 '10 at 0:13

ImageMagick should do it: use the convert tool that comes with it: convert -resize 32x32 logo.png logo.ico


If you want a (free) Windows GUI tool, IrfanView is one of my favorites.

IrfanView [] has batch processing, so you can convert a batch of images to ico. – gimel Oct 10 '08 at 13:10 - upload a PNG and get the ico outputted straight away.


I found Niall's png2ico very easy to use. It supports multiple resolutions in one ICO file and full alpha channel. It's free and for windows.


A stand-alone freeware is available at

A GUI version at


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