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.ico file contains icon with various size in particular order. Is there any utility to change this order in .ico file?

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Any particular reason you wish to do this? –  SamB Jun 1 '10 at 23:53

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My favorite (free) icon editor is IcoFX. There is a related discussion about reordering icons, but I don't know if it has actually been implemented. I'll follow up after I check.

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I promised to follow up: in the current version (1.6.4) it is not possible to rearrange icons. As wonderful as that program is, this is something that's missing. I don't really understand why you would want to do this, but the option should be there nonetheless. –  Paul Lammertsma Nov 4 '10 at 13:49

Microangelo is a good shareware that can do that.

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It might happen that compression (introduced with Vista for 256 pixel icons) affects icon order. Try turning off compression to move big icons to the front.

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